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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...

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...

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...

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