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You may have heard in the news and in the media recently stories about conservatories being banned to help reduce their impact on the environment. Although these new rules won’t be implemented until June this year, there has been lots of confusion from homeowners about whether they will be able to complete their plans of building conservatories in the future. We are here to factcheck...

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Maintaining your home can seem like a chore, but knowing the right time to upgrade or replace parts of your home is a great way to avoid unexpected costs. Investing in high quality products like Live in Design’s collection of windows and double glazing can help you maintain energy efficiency and security in your home, save money on your energy bills, and help prevent avoidable damage to your property.      How...

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With summer just around the corner, we’re looking for ways to transition our homes from cosy havens into a breezy, bright and beautiful space. If your conservatory has been sitting unused or you are considering installing a conservatory or orangery into your home, these top tips are for you!   Keep It Flexible   Conservatories are the perfect multi-functional space in your home. Whether you are using your space...

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  Want to save money on your energy bills? Investing in great quality windows and doors for your home is the best way to keep the cold out during winter! Our expert installers are here to help you break down the jargon and find the best energy efficient solution for your home. The benefits of choosing energy efficient windows for your home include:   Ambient Temperature All Year...

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  As winter approaches, draughts that went unnoticed during the warm summer months begin to creep into our homes. If you aren’t quite ready to yield to the central heating, try these draught-proofing tips to help keep the cold out and your living space cosy all year round.   Draught-Proofing Your Windows   Even the tiniest gaps can cause precious warm air to leak from your home in a flash,...

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  When making the decision to extend your home, it is important to be aware of potential restrictions. Failing to check with your local council that the structure you are looking to build fits your local regulations could result in fines, or in the worst-case scenario, you may have to pay to demolish and rebuild your conservatory to fit planning permission requirements.   At Live in Design, we...

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Looking for the best way to clean your conservatory roof? You’re not alone! Cleaning your conservatory roof may seem like a mammoth task, but with these helpful tips, your conservatory will be sparkling clean in no time!   Equipment To clean your conservatory roof, you will need some basic cleaning equipment, and a couple of extra tools which we have found to make the job easier!   Ladder or Step...

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Has the scorching summer weather caused your conservatory to feel stuffy and humid? If your living space is unbearably hot during the summer, your conservatory is probably due an upgrade. Many older conservatories are constructed with glass or polycarbonate panels, which allow plenty of natural light and are relatively cost effective. However, these materials conduct heat and can cause a blistering glare during sunnier weather, as...

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Struggling to get that crystal-clear finish when you clean your windows? Our team have got some expert tips to help brighten your living space and achieve the perfect panes. As the seasons change and the sun begins to shine, you may begin to notice that your windows are in need of a good clean. Wind, rain, dust and dirt accumulate over time making your living space...

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With such a wide range of styles available, choosing the right conservatory can be overwhelming. If you are struggling to find the perfect design to match your household aesthetic, Live in Design are here to help. Experts at sourcing and installing bespoke, high-quality conservatories, we are here to help you choose a new conservatory that seamlessly complements your home, traditional and modern builds alike.   Traditional Homes A...

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