Where to Buy a Composite Door in Swindon: A buyers guide to composite front doors

Doors

Where to Buy a Composite Door in Swindon: A buyers guide to composite front doors

With the vast number of composite doors available on the market today, it can be confusing trying to compare them all to decide which is best. It is important to understand that not all composite doors are the same and will all have different specifications. As experts of the window and door industry, we have over 15 years’ experience of...

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Can You Fit Trickle Vents to Existing Windows?

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Can You Fit Trickle Vents to Existing Windows?

The new building regulations came into force in 2022, stating several updates affecting glazing products for home improvement projects. These changes affect all new homes and extensions across the UK. Part F of building regulations have been changed concerning ventilation and trickle vents, but can you fit trickle vents into existing windows to comply? Let’s discuss trickle vents and why...

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Should I replace my windows before having shutters installed?

Window Shutters

Should I replace my windows before having shutters installed?

Unlike other window treatments such as blinds or curtains, plantation shutters are fixed in place and are made to stay put for years to come. It is their durability and permanence that attract homeowners in the first place. But SHOULD you install new shutters onto old windows, or CAN you install new windows where you already have shutters? We’ve put...

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Window and french door shutter installation in Swindon

Window Shutters

Window and french door shutter installation in Swindon

Since the launch of our plantation shutters in 2021, we have been overwhelmed by their success, with both old and new customers. We have now installed shutters to several homes in and around Swindon and the results have been great each time, but a recent installation to a home in Stratton St Margaret, Swindon is a particular favourite so far....

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Why is my uPVC door not closing properly in the heat?

Doors

Why is my uPVC door not closing properly in the heat?

Here in the UK, it’s not often we have particularly hot weather, and are especially not accustomed to temperatures of 30 degrees plus! While trying to make the most of the heatwave, it is likely you have been spending more time in your garden and have had your uPVC doors open wide to cool the house down. In the heat,...

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Should you paint a front door?

Doors

Should you paint a front door?

If you are feeling fed up with your tired-looking front door, you may be tempted to paint straight over it in hopes of sprucing up the front of your home. Before you pick up that paintbrush, have a quick read through our short guide to ensure you are making the right decision. Paint vs Replace The first thing you may...

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How do the new building regulations affect home improvements in Wiltshire?

Advice

How do the new building regulations affect home improvements in Wiltshire?

As of 15th June 2022, new building regulations are in place which will affect the glazing and home improvements sector across the UK. The Department for Levelling-Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) have implemented the changes, bringing updates to Approved Documents Part L and F. They have also introduced the brand new Approved Document O. The changes come as part of...

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Infinity Flush Casement Windows and Doors installed to Gloucestershire home

Case Study

Infinity Flush Casement Windows and Doors installed to Gloucestershire home

In February of this year, Emerald Windows and Doors had the pleasure of working on a beautiful lakeside home in Fairford, Gloucestershire. The homeowners were in search of a quality product that not only would deliver on energy efficiency and security, but also looked the part, and was in keeping with their already beautiful property. It was no surprise, that...

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Do I need trickle vents in my windows? A homeowner’s guide on the new building regulations from June 2022

Windows

Do I need trickle vents in my windows? A homeowner’s guide on the new building regulations from June 2022

If you are recently in the market for replacement windows and doors, you may have noticed the words ‘trickle vents’ and ‘background ventilation’ popping up a lot. This is because building regulations have changed, meaning the majority of windows and doors are required to be installed with trickle vents from June this year. Like many others with limited knowledge in...

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What our customers are saying

We pride ourselves on the hundreds of customer reviews that we have collected over our many years of trading. Why not read some of our testimonials yourself, and see how our customers have rated their experience with our service.

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Replacing patio door with a window

Emerald windows were brilliant. The patio door was removed and replaced with a window. All work was carried out from bricking up the outside to plastering the inside. Great work...

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Local Family Friendly Company

We worried about choosing a window company. We looked at all the usual national firms but we preferred the feel of a smaller local family run business as the rep...

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Stephanie C

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Very Pleased

Very pleased with the whole process from Mark letting us see and touch the product in the showroom in Swindon (many don't!), to a transparent price breakdown, no "buy now...

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Casey Collins

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Highly Recommended

Highly recommend Emerald Windows and Doors; new Front and back doors fitted yesterday. Cannot praise Mark the Fitter enough, courteous, friendly and very helpful. Top job with attention to detail...

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Michelle Webb

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Emerald Windows – A Quality Product

Emerald windows have just installed a new composite front door to our property. We are very pleased with the product and the installers were polite, professional and have carried out...

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