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Advantages Of Going To Your Local Showroom

13th November 2018

You should treat buying new home improvements for your property a bit like buying a brand new car as in that you should go and see them in person at a showroom before committing to a purchase. Just like with a new car, there’s a lot of money at stake when investing in a home...

5 Top Tips To Stay Warm This Winter

25th October 2018

It was nice while it lasted! After one of the hottest UK summers in recent memory, temperatures are set to tumble from tomorrow onwards as we inch closer towards the official start of winter. We know that a lot of local householders will be concerned about staying warm in their properties during any prolonged cold...

Home Security Month: How To Keep Your Home Safe All Year Round

9th October 2018

We imagine that your property, and everything inside it, is extremely precious to you. So, consider for a second how devastated you would be if a thoughtless thief successfully ransacked the place all because your home security wasn’t up to scratch. To emphasise the importance of effective home security, this month marks National Home Security...

Make Sure Your Windows And Doors Are In Tip Top Condition For Christmas

26th September 2018

Coldness is slowly starting to creep in throughout Scotland and before we know it, Christmas will be here. Who knows what the weather Gods have in store for us this winter, but it’s always best to be braced for the worst. Your winter preparations should include checking that your current windows and doors are performing...

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...

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