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25% of Homeowners Rely on Neighbours for Security

25% of Homeowners Rely on Neighbours for Security

Published on 27th April 2012

For one in four people, having trustworthy neighbours is the key to feeling most secure at home - according to the latest Association of British Insurers (ABI) consumer survey - with nearly 3 in 10 admitting to leaving doors unlocked and windows open when going out briefly, despite the fact that the survey showed 42% of people recognise the importance of good locks.

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How to Avoid Cowboy Builders

How to Avoid Cowboy Builders

Published on 17th April 2012

According to recent research over £3.2 billion is spent in the UK on home improvement every year. But disturbingly, over £700 million is spent having shoddy work, done by unscrupulous cowboy builders, put right!

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Don't Move...Improve with New Windows & Doors

Don't Move...Improve with New Windows & Doors

Published on 12th March 2012

In a recent article by the Telegraph, some of our leading home improvement experts were asked for their advice on adding the best long-term value to a home, at a time when many homeowners are choosing to stay put rather than move house.

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Lockwood Windows Receive 'Excellent' in Annual Audit

Lockwood Windows Receive 'Excellent' in Annual Audit

Published on 27th February 2012

Lockwood Windows - one of Yorkshire’s leading manufacturers, suppliers and installers of double-glazing, composite doors, uPVC windows and conservatories - has been awarded ‘Excellent’ in its annual BuildCheck audit.

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BBC Yorks - How Secure is Your Front Door?

BBC Yorks - How Secure is Your Front Door?

Published on 21st February 2012

BBC Yorkshire & Lincolnshire's Inside Out programme last night (20 February 2012) investigated just how easy it is for burglars to gain entry into homes fitted with doors normally featuring a euro cylinder style lock.

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Why Choose A Composite Door?

Why Choose A Composite Door?

Published on 3rd January 2012

Composite doors are made up from a variety of materials, but usually consist of a steel reinforced frame with a solid timber hardwood core, topped with a thermo plastic skin, making them both scratch and scuff resistant. The end result is a door that is strong and secure.

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Reduce Energy Bills with a Composite Door

Reduce Energy Bills with a Composite Door

Published on 11th December 2011

According to a recent survey carried out by the Double Glazing & Conservatory Ombudsman Scheme, 61% of 1224 homeowners asked cited ‘reducing energy bills’ as the most popular reason for replacing windows and doors.

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