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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...

Do You Know That Mitchell Glass Has A 98% Customer Recommendation Rate?

26th October 2020

We don’t know where we would be without our customers. One thing’s for certain, without their sustained support, we definitely wouldn’t be celebrating our 145th anniversary.  But, here we are, and we cannot thank them enough for helping us become Scotland’s longest-established window and door company.  Almost every day, we receive communications from customers telling...

How You Can Improve Your Home Security

8th October 2020

The clocks haven’t even gone back yet and it’s already getting much darker earlier in the day, which will be very welcomed by wannabe thieves.  It’s when it’s pitch black outside that thieves are at their most threatening, and unless your home security is sufficient, you cannot rule out your property being their next successful...

Do You Know That We Offer Finance At Mitchell Glass?

28th September 2020

We always try and help out our customers as much as we possibly can, including when it comes to one of the biggest factors for any home improvement buyer – money.  If you have your eyes on one of our products, but you need some smart money management to secure it, we might just have...

Are You Going To #MakeOneChange For National Home Improvement Month?

21st September 2020

Can you honestly say that you love your home? Most people don’t! That’s according to a survey carried out by the British Home Enhancement Trade Association (BHETA) who discovered that 56% of Brits don’t love theirs.  These people need to do something about it and they have a good reason to do something about it...

Safe Installations And Safe Showrooms

27th August 2020

It’s been lovely to get back to some kind of normality over these last few weeks, with our installers returning to fitting products at homes across the region, and our customers returning to our Galashiels showroom for private, one-to-one appointments.  We have to give immense credit to our employees for how professionally they have adjusted...

Is Your Home As Energy Efficient As It Needs To Be For Winter?

10th August 2020

At this time of the year, your mind is probably more focused on your holidays than the energy efficiency of your home, but winter will fast creep on us and it must be prepared for it.   In anticipation of its arrival, you need to be sure that it’s well-insulated so that you know the cold...

Why A FENSA Certificate Is Important And How To Replace One

16th July 2020

FENSA is the window and door industry’s main regulatory scheme, as you will know if you paid attention to their recent TV advertising campaign.  You’re always best to use a FENSA-approved installer for new windows and doors as you are guaranteed a quality installation, and you will also receive a FENSA certificate at the conclusion...

How To Get Your Conservatory Setup For The Scottish Summer

7th July 2020

Where has the great weather gone? Summer was looking so promising, but at the moment, things are quite wet, which is perhaps slightly less frustrating for those with a conservatory or orangery they can take shelter in.  You can have a great amount of fun in your extension in summer, but the first thing you...

Homespiration - How To Turn Your Home Into A Beautiful Living Destination

24th June 2020

You can always get more out of your home somehow and discover new potentials in your living space, and that applies whether you live in a traditional cottage, studio apartment or old farmhouse.  But how do you manage to do it on your own or as a family unit? Well, it needs a creative mind...

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