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January 17, 2018

Celebrating 23 years of Paradise!

It was the year of Nick Leesom and the collapse of Barings Bank, the year Prime Minister John Major launched (and won) a leadership contest, and […]
January 9, 2018
uPVC Windows in Oxford

Planning and budgeting for your home improvements

A new study from a Danish windows and skylights firm urges homeowners to cost out and plan for their improvements as they order work this New […]
December 22, 2017
Large Bi-Folding Doors installed in house in Oxfordshire by Paradise Windows

Choosing new windows and doors: a brief guide

We all have them, open and shut them and walk through them every day. It’s easy to take doors and windows for granted and forget their […]
November 27, 2017

Bi-folding doors – feel the benefits!

If you’re not exactly aware of what bi-fold doors are, they’re essentially models that bunch up like a concertina to offer a seamless transition between your […]
November 13, 2017
Lady Sat Next to Timber Windows Reading a Book, wearing a Blanket

Is starting home improvement projects in winter a good idea?

In 2016, the number of home improvements requiring planning permission grew across the UK by 6%, while October saw a huge growth in remortgages, indicating a […]
October 26, 2017
uPVC Backdoor close-up of the Handles

Are smart locks replacing keys?

As first impressions go, they don’t get much more important than your front door. But, as well as providing a smart-looking, well-lit entrance to your property, […]
October 11, 2017
Heat resistant Windows - Diagram of How They Work

The tell-tale signs your windows may need replacing before winter

If the idea of replacement double glazing windows has been on your mind for some time, now’s a good time to give the project a little more […]
September 28, 2017
Hardwood Timber Casement Windows with Georgian Bars and Monkey Tail Handles installed in Oxford by Paradise Windows

Do you know your WER from your G value? Energy efficiency ratings explained

Up to a third of a home’s heating is lost through single glazing, and having windows which are energy efficient can save energy use by around […]
September 13, 2017
Large Edwardian uPVC Conservatory installed in Oxford by Paradise Windows

Glazing for replacement windows: what choice do I have?

The earliest windows were held together by lattice leading and had a single function – to allow light into a place. Thinner, flatter glass followed, as […]
August 30, 2017
uPVC Windows on a terraced house in Oxfordshire

Consumer champion puts uPVC windows at top of home improvement list

Consumer champion Which? has placed the installation of uPVC windows near the top of a list of Britain’s most popular improvements that the UK’s householders are […]