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04th May 2017

10 reasons to buy our bifold doors

By far the newest, most innovate choice of rear entrance door style currently available in the UK, bifold doors have firmly implanted themselves as the go to product for any homeowner wanting to enjoy the very best. Thankfully, here at …

07th March 2017

How Architectural Slimline Sliding Doors do things differently from other available styles

Sometimes even the most contemporary of homes can struggle to make the best use of natural light, with residents consistently craving for new and innovative ways to show off the modernity of their living space while also being able to show …

03rd March 2017

How to choose glazing that cuts bills, carbon footprints, and keeps your home warm all year round

When it comes to glazing your self-build, extension, or renovation project, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice. Dan Smith, MD of architectural glazing specialist DWL Windows, Doors & Conservatories, helps you pick glazing solutions…

18th January 2017

10 top tips for an energy efficient home

Household bills are crippling UK homeowners, and with experts warning price rises on both gas and electricity bills, it’s not looking like it will get any better. However, through making some lifestyle changes and making sure your house…

16th January 2017

How to re-invent your conservatory

If you have a white PVC conservatory, the thought of getting rid of it might have already crossed your mind. Whatever the reason – too cold in the winter, too hot in the summer, looks tired and dated – you will be pleasantly surpris…

09th January 2017

Double door solutions that create double the access, double the light, and double the benefits

Twice the beauty and practicality with aluminium double doors If you thought aluminium single doors looked great and would make the ideal match for your home, rest easy knowing that if you have an aperture that’s a little bigger to fil…

21st December 2016

How to choose glazing that cuts bills, carbon footprints, and keeps your home warm all year round

When it comes to glazing your self-build, extension, or renovation project, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed by choice. Dan Smith, MD of architectural glazing specialist DWL Windows, Doors & Conservatories, helps you pick glazing solutions t…

19th December 2016

Aluminium entrance doors: modern, sleek, high performance

Make aluminium entrance doors your choice Are you looking to replace your front or back door? Do you want a modern, stylish door for your home? Would you like your door to provide excellent energy efficiency levels and outstanding h…

24th November 2016

Why Aluminium sliding doors don’t just excel in the Summer

  Exceptional features and benefits in three quality sliding aluminium systems In the same way that “dogs won’t just be for Christmas” this upcoming Winter season, here at DWL we genuinely believe that our selection of high p…

27th October 2016

Aluminium Bifold doors – what to know about our brands

As one of the UK’s leading installers of uPVC, timber, timber-effect and of course aluminium products, we’re proud to state that we offer one of the largest ranges around. We regularly work with some of the construction industry’s…

29th September 2016

Let light in and create a better living space with top quality glazing

Dark living spaces are a thing of the past, with advancements in glazing technology taking place at a very fast pace. More and more homeowners are waking up to the virtually unlimited design possibilities that modern glazing provides, a…

05th August 2016

Dan explains why adding a Loggia orangery can add 5% to the value of your home

Whether you want to create your dream home, or are thinking of moving on in the near future, the latest home improvements can add significant value – take a Loggia for example, which can add up to 5%! What is a loggia? Loggia is a prem…

05th August 2016

Need to Know: Permitted Development Rights

If you are thinking of updating your home, there may be one thing niggling at the back of your mind: planning permission. As experts in home improvement, we have therefore compiled a list of some of the changes that you can make without …

04th August 2016

A complete design and installation service

With DWL, you can benefit from a full design and installation service, for no extra cost. Not dissimilar from a consultancy service, choosing DWL makes for far more efficient projects. Even if other builders and architects are involved, we …

23rd June 2016

Why choose architectural glazing for your home?

Architectural glazing offers impressive aesthetics for a range of properties. Create bespoke walls of glass, tailor-made window shapes, and an overall look that is completely unique to you and your home. Perfect for modern living Al…

09th April 2016

Solidoor or Solidor?

Is it 'Solidoor' or 'Solidor'? Anyone who searches for search volume on Google's Keyword Planner will know that nearly as many people search for Solidoor as they do Solidor. 'Solidor' is the correct spelling. People who have only heard…

02nd April 2016

Aluminium bi-fold doors or aluminium sliding doors – The pros and cons.

With so many different products out there, our customers face many decisions when purchasing new windows or doors. In this short article, we look at probably the most common of these decisions; aluminium bi-fold doors or aluminium sliding d…

23rd March 2016

Aluminium lift and slide doors – Smart or Schuco?

Decisions, decisions... With all of the aluminium lift and slide doors out there, which should we go for? Smart, Schuco or any others on the market? Our customers often come to us weighing up between many different aluminium lift and slide…

19th March 2016

The new 35mm slimline mullion a great addition to Smart Visofold sliding door family.

Smart have long been the front runners in providing architectural aluminium Alitherm window and Visofold / Visofold sliding door systems for homeowners and main contractors. They have maintained their status at the front of the industry be…

25th January 2016

Bifold doors – the golden rule…

The most oft-asked question in our showroom is about our bifold doors. As we get asked the question so often, we thought we would put pen to paper and answer the question. "How many panes can I have with my opening size?" "What configur…

03rd September 2015

Wood effect windows – thermally efficient?

Wood effect windows. Are they as thermally efficient as their real wood counterparts? Let's first look at real wooden windows. As well as being a great-looking product, as a natural product, they are thermally efficient too. They achieve …

20th August 2015

Timber look windows vs timber windows – Decisions, decisions…

Timber look windows or timber windows? It's a difficult decision and it's one our customers regularly have to make. Before the advent of timber look windows, people only had timber windows, aluminium windows or uPVC windows to choose from…

17th August 2015

Timber effect windows – What are they?

In recent years, timber effect windows have taken the market by storm. They offer a viable alternative to expensive and high-maintenance hardwood timber windows. Timber effect windows. We offer the two market-leading types. Around 75% of …

12th August 2015

R9 installers

Having been R9 installers for a few years now, we thought we'd explain why we love to supply and install R9 so much. R9 installers are everywhere now it seems. When we got involved at the start few years ago, this was not the case. The pro…

10th August 2015

Our first time-lapse installation videos

Creating time-lapse installation videos of our installers in action has been one of those things we have wanted to do for a long time. So, we invested in a GoPro camera as well as a tripod and equipped one of our teams, along with a very b…

09th August 2015

Residence 9 installer DWL recognised by Residence 9 for two R9 installations

As a prolific Residence 9 installer, it was great to be recognised by the Residence 9 installer scheme in this recent article for two of our recent R9 installations. The first and main installation featured was this English Oak on…

05th August 2015

Our new van wraps

Our vans have had a facelift! As part of our rebranding process, we needed to get our 7 vans re-wrapped or sign-written. We used the same company that rebranded us and redesigned our website, who always had an eye for what we were looking…

26th July 2015

Launch of new website

We have recently launched this new website, we hope you like it! Please feel free to leave us any feedback of ways it could be improved. As a predominantly commercial company, we didn't really have much call for a website. All of our l…

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