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How To Be Well Set Up At Home For Working

12th April 2021

Prior to the pandemic, a relatively small proportion of the Scottish nation worked from home, but that’s all changed now.  Lots of businesses have come out and said that they will be offering their employees the option of working from home either all the time, or at least for part of each week. It might...

3 Things To Think About When Getting A Conservatory Installed

11th March 2021

Does home living feel a little dull nowadays compared to how it was, and you’re not quite as in love with your property as you used to be? You could move, or an easier option would be to install a conservatory, which is a sure-fire way of reigniting the strong bond you once had for...

Double Glazing Or Triple Glazing - Which Will Be Right For Your Home?

10th March 2021

Most replacement window suppliers give you the option of having your new windows triple glazed, as well as double glazed. This gives you plenty to think about, chiefly, which of the two should you opt for, double or triple glazed windows? It’s a decision that you mustn’t rush, and should only make once you have...

3 Projects That Have The Potential To Decrease The Value Of Your Home

3rd February 2021

You should only ever make big changes to your home when you know for certain that they will enhance its value.  The current home trends that we outlined in our blog post last month are good examples of how you can achieve this aim.  What you certainly don’t want is for so-called ‘enhancements’ to result...

Can You Add A Porch To Your Home Without Planning Permission?

2nd February 2021

Does the front exterior of your home look a bit underwhelming? If you don’t love the look of it, how can you expect anyone else to? It’s easily improved.  Replacing old roofline is always a good trick, and the installation of a brand-new door will create an attractive entrance. A further option is to incorporate...

How To Make A Big Cut On The Cost Of Energy

18th January 2021

Today marks the start of Big Energy Saving Week and it’s a very timely initiative as the winter is when the cost of many people’s energy bills starts to get out of control.  And they will increase by even more than usual for some this winter because of the extra reliance on heating whilst working...

3 Home Trends Set To Be Absolutely Huge In 2021

8th January 2021

The New Year so often inspires people to make a fresh start in different areas of their lives. This may include investing in their home and enhancing it to give themselves a nicer place to live.  Is this something you’re considering doing in 2021? It’s never a bad idea to do home improvements, you just...

A Festive Message Of Thanks From Mitchell Glass

25th December 2020

2020 has been a year that will live long in the memory of us all. We can’t be too despondent about it though because we have enjoyed a very successful last 12 months.  There was cause for concern when the restrictions were first put in place, but people have been so supportive of our business. ...

How To Add Some Fashionable Festive Touches To Your Home

2nd December 2020

We’ve all come to terms with the fact that this Christmas will be slightly different, and we’re not going to let it stop us having plenty of festive fun.  There will be many hours spent on Zoom having pre-Christmas celebrations and catch-ups, and our homes will be decorated a bit more extravagantly than normal.  Putting...

The Best Home Improvement Projects This Winter

20th November 2020

As the days get colder, the evenings close in fast, and with lockdowns in many areas across the country again, we’ll be spending a lot of time inside this year.  We don’t have to see that as a negative however, especially if your home is a safe, comfortable blanket, and a space that you enjoy...

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