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Orangeries vs. Conservatories – What Is The Difference?

What is the difference between Orangeries and Conservatories? An annoying issue for a lot of home renovators is telling the difference between seemingly identical terms or products, and this certainly applies to the confusingly similar – yet distinct – building extensions mentioned above. Semantics is something that presents difficulties in a lot of fields, and so of course is an issue in building. Here is your guide to the difference between the two.

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Brighten up your House Extension with a Roof Lantern

Natural light is considered to be an important factor in modern architecture. A room with ample light will brighten everybody’s mood. While bifold doors are the perfect way of creating lighter living spaces, if you need additional light an ideal solution is a roof lantern.

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Alternative Bifold Door Styles

Bifold doors have become a popular choice in a wide range of situations. When used in an extension they are the perfect solution for bringing the outside in and maximising the feeling of space; they are frequently used for separating a conservatory from a living room where they add style and maximise the light; and their flexibility makes them ideal for opening up living space to create an open plan environment while maintaining the option of closing them to create privacy.

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Make the most of your House Extension with Bifold Doors

Most of us would like more space in our home, and while there are various ways of achieving this, the most popular is a home extension. Not only is this the most cost effective way of adding more space, it will increase the value of your home when you finally do decide to sell.

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How To Improve Your Backyard

Recently, one of our blog posts discussed the need for an attractive backyard, and how bi-fold doors looking out at that space can dramatically increase the value of your home. Well there’s nothing worse than knowing what you need to do without knowing how to do it. So for those of you with a creative block we’ve compiled a list of a few ways that you can make those sorts of improvements.

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5 Great Home Renovation Ideas

We love home renovations. Bi-Fold Doors are our specialty, but the enjoyment we get from using these beautiful additions to create memorable spaces carries over into all sorts of changes you can make to a home. Here’s a short list of things we see people doing, and that we think you should do too. They would all go beautifully with brand new, bi-fold doors!

Bi-Fold Doors – 3 Reasons Why

Where does the drive come from to improve our living space? Is it a search for materialistic happiness? A dream of perfecting the home we’ve worked hard to acquire? Maybe we think it’s just something that needs doing. Potentially it’s a mixture of these, or for a greater purpose, but it certainly uses up a lot of our time – be that on the work computer, or whilst trying to fall asleep at night! A great way to improve your home quickly is with Bi-Fold Doors, and we’re about to tell you why.

Why Your House Needs BiFold Doors

In our previous blogs we’ve discussed what it is about the Bi-Fold Doors concept that is so appealing to homeowners and designers. We’ve talked aesthetics, natural lighting, energy efficiency and modernism. It’s now time we looked at a practical use in how they affect your social life.

Why Our Homes Need Views to the Outside

Most of us will have heard that spending time outside is good for our mental and physical well-being, and many would be aware that the presence of plant life in offices has proven to increase productivity. But what you may not have realised is that basic visual contact with the outdoors – the sort you gain through BiFold Doors – can improve not only our productivity and natural contact with the environment, but have genuine positive impacts on our health. Tired of looking at the wall? Turns out you’re not the only one.

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