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Our Essential Guide To Planning Permission In Scotland

5th September 2018

When you are looking to extend your Scottish home with a conservatory or orangery or add a porch to your house there is a possibility that planning permission will need to be obtained first. Never be tempted to proceed with these types of installation without checking whether planning permission is required as it could prove...

Interior Design Ideas For Your Conservatory

15th August 2018

You get a superb amount of spaciousness when having a conservatory fitted at your house and like any other room in your residence its interior should be utilised to its full potential. There are so many possible ways of furnishing and accessorising a conservatory and you should find the whole process exhilarating as it’s a...

Extend Your Home With A Sunroom From Mitchell

26th July 2018

The trend for improving instead of moving continues north of the border and a lot of our customers are choosing to do just that with a new home extension. They’re not all choosing conservatories and orangeries though! Some are gravitating towards our sunrooms which we assure you are a very different structure to a traditional...

Accessories And Furniture For Your Conservatory

26th June 2018

One of the most exciting aspects of buying a conservatory is getting the opportunity to accessorise and furnish the space once the installation has been completed. Like any room in the house, the accessories and furniture you choose will define the conservatory’s personality and overall feel, so they should be chosen very carefully. Conservatories are...

Composite vs UPVC Doors – Which Come Out On Top?

18th June 2018

It cannot be overstated enough how integral it is that you have an elegant entranceway into your home as people often make an immediate judgement on someone’s house solely based on the appearance of their front door. Nobody wants their humble abode to get the thumbs down. So that yours gets the thumps up, we...

Reinvent Your Conservatory For Summer

25th May 2018

We hope that you have done your annual spring clean and that you didn’t neglect giving your old conservatory a thorough scrubbing, dusting and decluttering. If you did but your conservatory still feels somewhat lifeless and doesn’t excite you like it used to, now is the time to be reinventing it ahead of summer. It...

Looking To Expand Your Home? Do You Choose A Sunroom Or Conservatory?

16th May 2018

There’s been a huge rise in the number of Scottish householders choosing to extend their current home in preference to relocating elsewhere. The cost of moving is enough to put anyone off the idea, especially when you compare it to the much more affordable cost of fitting a conservatory or sunroom. Some of you may...

The Perfect Accessories For Your UPVC Door

17th April 2018

The centrepiece of any UPVC front or back door aside from the coloured finish applied to the door frame is the hardware and accessories incorporated into it – we’re talking about the handles, hinges, letterbox, number plates, door knocker, friction stays, door locks, cylinders, multi point locks etc. Selecting hardware needs to be done with...

Transform Your Home With Windows And Doors From Mitchell

11th April 2018

Now that the clocks have gone forward and we’re receiving added daylight hours, your home is more in the spotlight now than at any other time of the year. Head outside, go across the road, look at your home and what do you see? If your windows and doors are looking a little tired, the...

Get To Know U-Values

26th March 2018

There’s a good chance that you will have heard about “U-Values” at some point, but you may not necessarily know what they are. You are definitely not alone if that is the case as many of our customers don’t. For anyone unsure about the meaning of U-Values they signify the standard of thermal efficiency offered...

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