When it comes to enhancing your home’s comfort and energy efficiency, choosing the right double-glazing style is important. With many options available, it can be difficult to choose the right one for you. Before you choose, consider factors like architectural style, functionality and personal preferences. Double glazing not only provides better insulation but also adds…

Combining history and modern living is one of the most peculiar ways of living in the 21st century. Homeowners nowadays demand a perfect blend of attractive architecture with comfort for modern-day living. Their goal is not only to have a comfortable living but also to augment their homes gracefully. Double glazing acts as a solution…

Kent’s climate can be unpredictable, with a mix of rainy days and blustery winds. These weather conditions can take a toll on your windows, regardless of what kind they are. To maintain the integrity of your windows, it is important to understand how weather affects them and what you can do to protect your investment.…

Window and door lintels, often overlooked, are crucial structural elements that ensure the longevity and stability of your home. Lintels distribute loads, preventing deformities and potential damage over time. In this comprehensive blog, we’ll delve into the world of lintels, discuss why they are important, and how you can effectively use them. Speak to our…

Double glazing is not merely a modern design trend; it is a practical and effective solution for homeowners looking to reduce their environmental footprint and save on energy costs. It’s a real beacon of sustainability in the realm of home improvement by minimising heat loss, providing thermal insulation and improving energy-efficiency. As we navigate the…

Picture this: you’re cosied up at home, a cuppa in hand, and you glance out of your window onto the charming landscapes of Kent. But here’s the catch – how snug are you really? That’s where the unsung hero of home comfort comes into play: double glazing. Now, we’re not just talking about fancy glass;…

In a world where the pursuit of sustainability and eco-conscious living has become increasingly vital, the significance of energy-efficient homes cannot be overstated. It’s not just about reducing your carbon footprint; it’s about making a positive impact on your environment and your wallet. This is where Channel Windows steps in as your partner in creating…

Kent, known for its beautiful landscapes and rich history, is a place where homes should not only look stunning but also be energy-efficient. At Channel Windows, we’re committed to helping you achieve both. Our Kent double glazing experts are here to guide you through the world of energy-efficient double glazing solutions. Let’s explore how you…

As the demand for efficiency and style in UK window trends continues to rise, homeowners are seeking innovative window solutions that enhance both the aesthetics and sustainability of their homes. Double glazing, a technology that has been at the forefront of window insulation solutions, has evolved to meet these demands. In this blog, we’ll delve…

If you’re a homeowner with furry friends, you know how important it is to provide them with the freedom to come and go as they please. One popular solution to this is installing a pet flap, also known as a pet door. However, if you have a glass door, you may be wondering, “Can I…

Are you planning to upgrade your windows or embark on a new home improvement project? One of the crucial aspects to consider is the size of your windows. Choosing the right window size not only enhances the aesthetics of your home but also affects its functionality and energy efficiency. In the UK, standard window sizes…

Whether it’s the aftermath of summer storms following a heatwave or sea spray impacting coastal properties, safeguarding your windows is vital to ensure their longevity and your home’s safety. In this blog, we’ll explore practical steps homeowners can take to care for their windows and prevent unnecessary damage during harsh weather conditions. Regular inspections and…

With summer in full swing, we all know in the backs of our minds what is to come… Autumn. Typically, this is the season where the trees become bare, and our gutters could fill as a result. Gutters that are left un-cared for can often become clogged, preventing them from doing their job. In this…

Maintaining your conservatory to keep it looking its best – and safeguarding your investment – is a key concern for many proud homeowners. Perhaps the most crucial aspect of conservatory maintenance is cleaning the glazed roof. A clean roof not only enhances the overall appearance of this glazed room but also ensures maximum natural light…

Selecting the right awning for your home can enhance both the aesthetics and functionality of your outdoor spaces. Whether you want to create shade for sunny rooms or transform your garden patio into a comfortable retreat, choosing the perfect awning is an investment requiring careful consideration to ensure the blind stands the test of time……

When it comes to spring cleaning, windows can be a part of the home which are overlooked, despite being one of the first things visitors may notice. As a task which is seemingly simple, you’d be surprised at just how many of us could benefit from a refresher course. What equipment will you need? 2…

An awning is a great way to add a shady outdoor space to your property. Durable, versatile, and attractive, awnings have become highly popular home installations. There are a variety of different awnings available to homeowners to suit your specific needs. Retractable awning A retractable awning is the most versatile choice for your home. It…

If you are considering adding a conservatory to your home, it is important to consider the necessary requirements. You may have already asked yourself “Do I need to lay foundations for my conservatory?”, and as a question we frequently hear, we are here to provide you with the answers, allowing you to make an informed…

When the time comes to replace your windows, you can save yourself time and money by taking accurate measurements before making any decisions. Plus, if you want to know how much you can expect to pay for your new windows, taking accurate measurements will give you a good idea. Having new windows fitted can improve…

Barrel locks are designed perfectly for uPVC doors, enabling the door to be locked and unlocked using a key. However, they are not easy to take out after being installed, so it is important to know exactly what the process entails before you get started. Take a look at our guide to gain a full…

Over an extended period of time and use, you may find that your uPVC door drops, resulting in a door that drags ever so slightly or allows draughts to enter your home. The common cause for this is hinges which have become loose. Checking the hinges of your uPVC door is good practice, and will…

Whilst it is rare, we occasionally get asked how to replace a window handle. Whether your windows have aged or they have undergone some rough wear and tear, you may find yourself in the position where you need to know the answer to this too. A giveaway sign that you may need to replace yours…

If you are considering new windows for your home, or you want to know whether the frames at a prospective new house are in fashion, we have put together a list of popular styles that feature on contemporary properties to give you some inspiration. From the practicality of tilt and turn windows to the elegant…

At this time, you may be trying to find ways to help your home increase its energy efficiency. Many people aren’t aware of the fact that so much heat in the home is lost through your windows, so this could be an area to work on when looking to keep your home warmer. You may…

Have you put up your decorations yet? Whether you’re a Christmas fanatic and decorate your home on 1st November, or you hold out for as long as you can before embracing the festive spirit, we’re here to help you come up with window decorating ideas. For the outside world, your windows are the introduction to…

This year, and winter in particular, the pressure to keep your bills to a minimum is high. We understand how stressful this can be for our customers. That’s why we feel like we can offer our expertise and our excellent windows. Although new windows are an investment, they are bound to make a difference to…

When undergoing a home renovation, you might be wondering about whether to install a skylight or a roof lantern. There are benefits to both, with homes all over the country reaping the rewards that come from the installation of skylights and roof lanterns. However, many people frequently ask – what is the difference between the…

If you’re looking for ways to extend your home, a conservatory or an orangery may have crossed your mind. Traditionally very distinct kinds of extensions, it can be difficult to know the difference between a conservatory and an orangery or to know which one would be best for your home. Here you will find the…

There are so many ways that you could improve your home. If you’ve been hoping to revamp your indoor space and you don’t know where to start, you could think about installing a roof lantern… Roof lanterns are large ceiling windows that extend slightly higher than your roof and flood your room with natural light.…

As summer approaches, it will hopefully be accompanied by luscious warm weather that we can bask in. On days like that, the best feeling is relaxing in the garden with the warmth washing over you. Even so, there always comes a time when shade is your sanctuary! With aluminium bi-fold doors, you can invite the…

Replacing your windows could seem like a tricky task, especially if you happen to live in conservation areas where your choices are slightly limited. Older windows – those in heritage buildings, for example – look beautiful, but their thermal efficiency is often dismal. Replacing these windows can sometimes be difficult, due to their traditional style…

After what seems like a long, dreary winter, summer is finally around the corner. Blossoming trees and the shining sun are making everyone look forward to the warmer months, when our conservatories come into their own! When the hot weather does eventually come, though, it’s easy for your conservatory to become a sweltering space. What…

Have you been thinking of making a change in your home? Property renovations, even small ones, can make you fall in love with your house all over again and often impact how much people enjoy living where they do. Maybe you’ve decided that now’s the time for replacing your windows… If this sounds like you,…

Are you thinking about refreshing the window frames in your home? If you’ve had the same window frames for longer than you can remember, or you’re excited to upgrade your single glazing into double glazing, now might be the time. The benefits of double glazing are undeniable, but the frames can also have a great…

If you’re a homeowner or you’re moving into your own place sometime soon, you’ve probably heard of an EPC rating. However, the term can seem a little intimidating! In this complete guide to your EPC rating, we’ll find out what this term means, why it’s so important and how to improve yours so that your…

Have you been wondering whether it’s time to sell your property? Moving house is an exciting prospect, and it’s important that your home receives the offer that it deserves. There are certain ways you can increase the value of your property, and double-glazed windows are one of them! Not only can double glazing increase your…

When you think durable, heat retentive, and stylish, you think uPVC windows. If you have them in your home, you can probably vouch for the difference they have made! However, like anything in your property, your window frames can be susceptible to a build-up of dirt, making them look grimier than you want. It’s important…

Have you been considering getting new windows for your home? There are more benefits that just aesthetic reasons, and one of the main ones is the impact it can have on your energy bills. Home energy efficiency is a brilliant thing to work on if you’re trying to save money, as there are many small…