Although uPVC is still a very popular option it is very worthwhile to consider using a lightweight metal such as aluminium in the frames.Older designs had real problems with internal condensation on the frames but nowadays modern design & manufacturing techniques have eliminated all the “bugs” and what you get for your money is an excellent product.[...]
This company produces lightweight “synthetic” slate roofing – actually made from a blend of limestone & polypropylene which is fully recyclable. The idea behind the product is to combine the classic slate roof appearance with modern technology.
How about this for a nifty idea – a firm from Worcester in England have developed a system for creating new hedges that come in a bag! Known as the “Readybag range” you can find mature or large hedges [...]
Since the mid 1920’s most homes have been built with what is known as a cavity wall, this separates the internal walls from the external walls by having a gap between them, in the order of 2" to 3".[...]