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Upgrade to Triple Glazing: Swish’s Solution for a Warmer, Quieter Winter

November 15, 2023

What benefits can triple glazing bring in the winter months? As the cold winds of winter approach, homeowners in the UK are gearing up to face the challenges of maintaining a comfortable and energy-efficient living environment. In Middlesbrough and towns throughout the North East, especially the seaside towns like Redcar, Whitby and Seaton Carew have…

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Can a Porch Improve Your House Value?

October 10, 2023

We asked our team, can a new porch improve the value of a North East home? When it comes to home improvement projects, homeowners often seek projects that not only enhance their living spaces but also add value to their properties. One such project that has gained popularity in recent years is adding a porch…

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Transforming Homes and Saving Energy: A Window, Door, and Cladding Project in Thornaby

September 27, 2023

Swish were recently tasked with not only improving a home but also reducing energy bills!  At Swish Home Improvements, we take pride in being the go-to experts for windows, doors, and conservatories in Middlesbrough and the entire North East region. Our recent project in Thornaby in Stockton on Tees encapsulates our commitment to excellence and…

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How the Right Front Door Can Save You Money

September 19, 2023

When considering a new front door, you may want to continue reading this article!  Your home’s front door is more than just an entrance; it’s a gateway to comfort and security. But did you know that the right front door can also be a money-saving asset? Swish Home Improvements, based in Middlesbrough and serving the…

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The Financial Benefits of Double Glazing: A Long-Term Savings Strategy

September 12, 2023

Double Glazing does not just bring visual benefits to your North East home!  When it comes to home improvements, many North East homeowners are often drawn to projects that not only enhance the aesthetics of their homes but also offer long-term financial benefits. Double glazing, which involves replacing your existing windows with a specialised window…

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Conservatory Maintenance 101: Keeping Your Space Looking Swish

September 7, 2023

Maintaining your property can do more than help aesthetically?  Conservatories are a beautiful addition to any home. They bring in abundant natural light, create an inviting space to relax or entertain, and offer a seamless connection to your outdoor surroundings. However, to keep your conservatory looking swish and functioning at its best, regular maintenance is…

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Energy-Efficient Windows: A Smart Investment for Every Homeowner

September 6, 2023

Is it time you started being more energy efficient to reduce your household bills?  As a homeowner, you’re constantly looking for ways to improve your property’s value, comfort, and energy efficiency. One often-overlooked yet highly effective way to achieve all three is by investing in energy-efficient windows. Not only do these windows contribute to a…

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How a Conservatory can Enhance Your Home’s Value

August 30, 2023

Here we take a look at how a conservatory could give you the edge when valuing your home.  The North East housing market is more competitive than ever, every homeowner is seeking that extra edge to make their property stand out from the rest. The North East of England, with its picturesque landscapes, steel industry…

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How to Prevent Winter Window Damage: A Guide for North East Homeowners

August 3, 2023

The recent downpour of rain in Middlesbrough and the North East has made us consider the winter months ahead. As the peak of summer graces the UK, it certainly doesn’t feel like we have had much of a summer in 2023 and winter will be upon us before we know it. For residents in the…

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Conservatory Roof Types Found in the North East

July 31, 2023

We have been researching conservatory roof types found in towns in the North East..  Conservatories have become a popular addition to homes in the North East, offering a versatile space that bridges the gap between indoor and outdoor living. One crucial aspect of any conservatory is its roof, as it significantly impacts the comfort, aesthetics,…

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Why Choose a NAPIT Approved Installer

July 27, 2023

Choosing the an installation team you can trust can be a daunting task..  When it comes to enhancing the comfort, energy efficiency, and aesthetic appeal of your home, choosing the right window and conservatory company is crucial. Swish Home Improvements, the North East’s leading window and conservatory company, takes pride in offering top-notch services to…

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Double Glazing Styles Found in the North East

July 24, 2023

We take a look at the double glazing styles found around North East towns..  The North East of England is known for its charming towns and picturesque landscapes. Amidst the region’s rich architectural heritage, one can find a variety of double glazing window styles that not only enhance the aesthetics of homes but also offer…

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How Much Difference Does Triple Glazing Make?

July 21, 2023

We take a look here on what affects triple glazing had on some of our customers..  In recent years, energy efficiency and home improvements have become essential considerations for homeowners seeking to enhance comfort, reduce energy consumption, and lower utility bills. Triple glazing is one such upgrade that has gained popularity for its potential to…

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The Swish Window Installation Process

July 9, 2023

Understand our customer focused window installation process..  Swish Home Improvements of Sunderland is the trusted name in home enhancement, offering top-notch window installations that bring dreams to life. With their extensive expertise and unwavering commitment to customer satisfaction, they have helped countless homeowners in Sunderland transform their houses into stunning havens. In this article, we…

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Is The North East of England Good for Solar Panels?

June 2, 2023

Understanding Solar Energy and Its Advantages  Before diving into whether the North East of England is suitable for solar panels, let’slet’s briefly discuss solar energy and its advantages. Solar energy is a renewable energy source that harnesses the power of sunlight and converts it into electricity. It’sIt’s a clean and sustainable alternative to traditional energy…

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Are There Any Grants for Solar Panels UK 2023?

May 31, 2023

Solar Panel Grants 2023  If you’re considering installing solar panels on your home or business, you may wonder if grants can help with the cost. Solar panels can be an excellent investment, allowing you to save money on energy bills and reduce your carbon footprint. This article will explore whether any grants are available for…

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Are Solar Panels a Good Investment?

May 28, 2023

Should I Install Solar Panels?  As the world becomes more aware of the effects of climate change, more people are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and save money simultaneously. One way to do this is by investing in solar panels. But are they a good investment? Let’s take a closer look. The…

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Is It Worth Getting a Battery with Solar Panels in the North East?

May 26, 2023

The Advantages & Disadvantages of Batteries with Solar Panels  Considering installing solar panels in your North East home, you might also wonder whether it’s worth investing in a battery to store the excess energy. Here, we’ll explore the advantages and disadvantages of getting a battery with solar panels in the North East. What is a…

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Is My Roof Suitable for Solar Panels?

May 24, 2023

As concerns about climate change continue to grow, more and more people are turning to renewable energy sources such as solar power to reduce their carbon footprint and save money on their electricity bills. Solar panels, which capture energy from the sun and convert it into electricity, are popular for homeowners looking to generate their…

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What Type of Roof is Best for Solar Panels?

May 21, 2023

The Best Roof for Solar Panels  If you’re considering going solar, you know the many benefits solar energy can offer. From reducing your electricity bills to helping the environment, solar panels can be an excellent investment for your home. But if you plan on installing solar panels, you might wonder what type of roof is…

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Do Solar Panels Work in Winter?

May 17, 2023

Solar panels are an increasingly popular choice for powering homes and businesses, but many wonders if they are effective during winter. This article will explore whether solar panels work in winter and what factors can affect their performance. The Short Answer Solar panels work in winter, but their performance may be reduced due to several…

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How Do Solar Panels Work?

May 15, 2023

Discover How Solar Panels Work Solar panels are rapidly gaining popularity in the UK as a clean and sustainable energy source. With the increasing urgency of addressing climate change and reducing our dependence on fossil fuels, more and more homeowners and businesses are turning to solar panels to generate electricity while minimising their carbon footprint.…

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Do You Need Planning Permission for Solar Panels?

May 9, 2023

Planning Permission for Solar Panels  If you’re considering installing solar panels on your property, one of the questions that may come to mind is whether or not you need planning permission. Here’s what you need to know. Permitted Development Rights In most cases, you won’t need planning permission for solar panels. They fall under “permitted…

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How to Clean Solar Panels

May 2, 2023

Cleaning your Solar Panels for Maximum Efficiency  With electricity costs continuing to rise and concerns about climate change increasing, more and more homeowners in the North East are turning to solar power as a clean and renewable energy source. Solar panels are a reliable energy source for your home, allowing you to reduce your reliance…

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Solar Panels: The Basics

February 22, 2023

As the world continues to grapple with the effects of climate change, there is a growing interest in renewable energy sources. One of the most popular options is solar power, which harnesses the energy from the sun to generate electricity. Solar panels are the key component of a solar power system and are becoming increasingly…

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Top Ten Benefits of Double Glazing

January 31, 2023

Why Choose Double Glazing  Double-glazed windows are named as such due to their construction of two layers of glass. The gap between the two panes can be filled with inert gas or left as a vacuum. Initially created for improved insulation in homes, double glazing provides numerous benefits. This article will explore why double glazing…

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The Ultimate Guide to Double Glazing for Noise Reduction

January 29, 2023

Double Glazing for Noise Reduction If you’re seeking information on reducing outside noise through your windows, you’ve come to the right place. The team at Swish Home Improvements are expert in this field and will guide you in choosing the best double-glazed windows for your needs. Whether you’re looking to eliminate traffic noise, aeroplane noise,…

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Everything You Need to Know Before Installing New Windows in Your Home

January 26, 2023

New Windows in your Home  New windows can significantly impact a home’s appearance, energy efficiency, and overall value. With the increasing electricity and heating bills, energy-efficient windows can help lower these expenses and provide a long-term benefit. Before embarking on a window replacement project, it’s essential to have a well-thought-out plan. Windows can be costly,…

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Why Choose a Black Composite Door?

November 3, 2022

Have you ever considered buying a black front door? No? Let the experts at Swish Home Improvements change your mind. When choosing a new front door, it’s critical to select one that is sturdy, secure, and effective in addition to one that looks fantastic. It is useless to have a gorgeous front door that is…

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Which is Better – Tilt and Turn Windows or Casement Windows?

September 20, 2022

Tilt and Turn vs. Casement Windows There are numerous types of windows to choose from. Tilt and turn windows are one of the most popular choices. They’re easy to open, provide great ventilation and can add value to your home. However, they are not the only option available on the market. There are also casement…

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Quick Window Maintenance Tips for a Clean and Safe Home

Quick Window Maintenance Tips for a Clean and Safe Home

September 17, 2022

Window maintenance is often overlooked, but it’s an important part of keeping your home healthy and safe. The right window maintenance plan can keep your home comfortable, energy-efficient and safe from intrusion. What is the Key to a Happy Home? Natural light is a key ingredient to a happy home. It boosts moods, increases productivity…

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How Much Will I Save from Energy Efficient Windows?

August 11, 2022

What are energy-efficient windows? Energy-efficient windows can help reduce your monthly energy bills. The best way to save money on energy costs is to replace the old, inefficient windows in your home with new ones that have better insulation and features that reduce wasted heat and cold. You can find a variety of options available,…

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What to Look for When Buying uPVC Windows?

August 10, 2022

As a homeowner, you probably want your home to look and feel as good as possible. The first thing that people will notice when they come to visit is the windows of your house. Therefore, it is important that you choose the right type of window for your house. If you are looking for new…

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Single vs Double Glazed Windows, Which is Right for your House?

August 9, 2022

Single vs Double Glazing Windows Single Glazing has been around for many years and is still used in many properties today. It is a single pane of glass with a layer of air between the two panes. This type of window is cheaper than double glazing but can be more expensive than other types of…

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How to Improve the Appearance of your Home

August 8, 2022

Improving the Appearance of your Home The appearance of your home is an important factor in its value. Windows, doors and conservatories make a big difference to the appearance of your home and can increase the sale price when you come to sell. Improving the appearance of your home is easy and fun. It can…

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Will Grey Windows Go Out of Fashion?

July 8, 2022

As the weather warms up and Summer moves in, many homeowners are starting to consider new windows. The question on many people’s minds is whether they should pay more for double or triple-glazed windows. Should I Have Double or Triple Glazed Windows? Double glazing is a popular choice when it comes to window replacements as…

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How Can I Make My Conservatory Usable All Year Round?

July 6, 2022

If you’re looking for a way to make your conservatory usable all year round, or if you want to use the space in your home but are not sure how to proceed, then this is a guide that will help you understand how to maximise the potential of your conservatory. Making The Most Of Your…

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What to Do About Common Problems with Double Glazed Windows

July 4, 2022

Double glazing windows can be an excellent addition to your home. Double glazed windows are one of the most effective ways to keep your home warm and secure. They are known for their energy efficiency. However, there are some common problems that can occur with these windows that can impact their performance. But it’s important…

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Interesting Facts About Sash Windows

July 1, 2022

Sash windows are a very popular window choice in modern-day homes today. They are generally used in the front of the house, but sash windows can also be used as a back door. If you are considering a window replacement, there are a few things that you should know about them using as new windows.…

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What to Look for in a Quality Window Company

What to Look for in a Quality Window Company

June 10, 2022

Choosing a Quality Window Company The quality of your windows is a major factor in determining the energy efficiency of your home. You can get a good deal on them, but you need to know what to look for in a quality window company. Window installation is a job that requires both skill and experience.…

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Why You Should Invest in Bay Windows

May 3, 2022

Bay windows are a beautiful addition to any home, projecting out from the walls of the property to increase natural light and provide more ventilation to the property during the summer months. Typically, bay windows are made up of 3-5 panels and come in a variety of different styles, including:  Circle Bay Windows These are…

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Your Home and Double Glazed Windows

April 28, 2022

Modern windows are typically created with double glazing, which is made using two panes of glass in a uPVC, timber, or aluminium frame separated by an air gap that can be filled with insulating gas in some cases. Double glazed windows provide a variety of benefits for the home, offering improved insulation over single-pane windows,…

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Conservatories: The Perfect Edition to Your Home

April 3, 2022

If you don’t already have a conservatory, why not? These extensions are a great addition to any modern home, offering value, additional living space, and storage solutions. Conservatories are highly versatile and can be used in a variety of ways to bring a touch of modern elegance to your home. Here at Swish Home Improvements,…

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Signs it is Time to Replace Your Windows.

March 2, 2022

Have you ever thought about replacing your property’s windows? Whether you’re looking to upgrade your old single-glazed windows to double glazed windows, or if your double glazed windows are old and not looking their best, this may be a valuable option to consider for your home. More and more of us are considering this option,…

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Why Should You Consider Changing Your Conservatory Roof?

March 1, 2022

Replacing your conservatory roof is a big decision, but it can have a lot of benefits. First of all, a new roof will improve the energy efficiency of your conservatory, keeping the heat in during winter and cool during summer. Additionally, a new roof will also make your conservatory more comfortable to use, adding an…

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How To Make The Most Of Your Conservatory All Year Round?

February 22, 2022

If you’re lucky enough to have a conservatory in your home, then you know that it can be an extremely versatile space. A conservatory can be used all year round, and it can add value to your home. This blog post will discuss how you can make the most of your conservatory all year round!…

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Why You Should Be Deep Cleaning Your Conservatory This Spring.

February 10, 2022

Have you ever wondered about how you could make the most of your conservatory space? Keeping your conservatory clean can often seem like a headache, but this is something that you should consider tackling – and, with this in mind, we’ve summarised some of the critical things you should know about deep cleaning your conservatory.…

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How Long Does Double Glazing Last?

February 10, 2022

Have you ever thought about installing double glazing on your property, only to find yourself a little concerned about the thought of how long double glazing lasts? Or perhaps you have been feeling the chill a little more recently and wanted to check whether your double glazing is still effective. Whatever the case might be,…

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Conservatory Heating Solutions

January 14, 2022

When it comes to your home, a conservatory can undeniably offer a whole host of potential benefits! However, there’s an issue in this regard; indeed, while conservatories are stunning feature pieces, it’s undoubtedly that they can be a real trouble to keep warm. Fortunately, though, you don’t need to suffer in silence for your conservatory…

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How Can I Improve The Energy Efficiency Of My Home This Winter?

January 7, 2022

It is no doubt that the past couple of years have kept the majority of the UK spending more time inside their homes. People have been spending more time at home, meaning more power has been used, from powering laptops to boiling kettles and increasing the heating during colder months. It’s no surprise our heating…

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A Look at Our Recent Project…

November 10, 2021

If you haven’t had the chance to see our recent projects, then this blog post is for you! We have completed some great work this year and thought we would share a couple with you that we have worked on recently. From double glazed windows and doors to a new porch, our team has been…

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Considering Anthracite Grey Windows and Doors?

September 29, 2021

Thinking About Anthracite Grey Windows and Doors? There are so many options to choose from when it comes time to buy new windows and doors for your home. You can take the easy route and go with what is popular, or you can do as much research as possible before making a decision. If you’re…

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