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Mitchell Glass Achieves Investors In People Silver Accreditation

7th February 2020

R Mitchell (Glass) Ltd, acclaimed home improvement company established in 1875, has today achieved the prestigious Investors in People Silver Accreditation from Assessor, Gail Logan. Mitchell Glass is a long-established name in the Scottish Borders employing twenty-six employees and also numerous subcontractors from their showroom and premises in Currie Road in Galashiels.  Run by husband...

What Will Be Hot In Home Décor This Year?

20th January 2020

Since 2004, the third Monday every January has been coined ‘Blue Monday’, a term used by psychologist Cliff Arnall to describe what he believes to be the most depressing day of the year. Today is that day! Hopefully you don’t feel like that, but if you are a bit gloomy, plan something that will lift...

5 Big Energy Saving Tips Ahead Of Big Energy Saving Week

9th January 2020

The cost of living isn’t getting cheaper for any of us, so the last thing you can afford to be doing is paying way too much on your energy bills than you should be. We don’t help ourselves sometimes and need to be more conscious of the energy we use at home to try and...

Merry Christmas And A Thank You From Mitchell Glass

19th December 2019

Doesn’t time fly when you’re having fun! We can hardly believe that it’s nearly Christmastime again and the end of 2019 is nigh. It’s a year we will remember very fondly, for several reasons, and it seems like a good time to reflect on what has happened at Mitchell Glass over the last 12 months....

How To Get Your Conservatory Looking and Feeling Christmassy

13th December 2019

Where is the time going? Father Christmas will be heading down our chimneys in less than a weeks’ time. So, as well as having the bulk of your Christmas shopping done, you should also already have your house decorated for the big day. Fans of the festive period will go all out to make their...

Why Secondary Glazing Is A First-Class Solution For Draughty, Noisy Homes

15th November 2019

You will have heard of double glazing and triple glazing, but you might not be aware of the existence of secondary glazing – a discreet, simple, low-cost and eco-friendly method of improving window efficiency and sound insulation. Rather than go through the upheaval of having your existing windows taken out and replaced, we can apply...

5 Tips To Help You Keep Warm At Home This Winter

13th November 2019

Whether you follow the astrological or meteorological calendar, you will know that we’re not yet technically into winter, but you would certainly think that we are judging by the weather outside. It’s a comforting feeling knowing that you’re able to shut yourself off from the cold outdoor conditions when you get home, or at least...

National Home Security Month - How To Keep Your Home Secure All Year Round

17th October 2019

You may not be aware that October is National Home Security Month in the UK, an annual campaign originally setup in 2013 to provide home security guidance to property owners. It’s a timely reminder to householders that they need to particularly be on their guard at this time of year as home burglaries increase by...

How A Replacement Roof Will Benefit Your Conservatory This Winter

30th September 2019

Gone are the days when conservatories were once well known for being freezing cold in winter and far too warm throughout the summer months. The extreme variations in temperature were often due to poor insulation but nowadays, thanks to developing technology, this is no longer the case. Modern-day conservatories can now serve as a seamless...

What Is Condensation & How Do You Stop It?

24th September 2019

Have you started to notice condensation appear on your windows? You’re not alone. Many homeowners experience condensation, especially at this time of year when outdoor temperatures start to drop. But do you actually know what condensation is and how to deal with it in your home? Condensation often occurs when warm air collides with a...

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