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Weatherproof Doors & Windows – The Insulation Guide

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Due to an extreme decline in the house market with mortgage rates hitting an all-time low, more people are opting to maintain their old homes rather than move in to newer and more modern homes. As a result, such individuals are expected to pay more attention to their house maintenance and upkeep. To this regard, […]

50 Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in your Home

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50 Ways to Improve Energy Efficiency in your Home Improving energy efficiency in your home can lead to significant cost savings, a more comfortable living environment, and a reduced carbon footprint. This comprehensive guide covers key topics and strategies to help you enhance your home’s energy efficiency. Insulation and Air Sealing Types of Insulation Proper […]

Rust Proofing Your House – Doors & Windows

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How to rust proof your windows? Your house is your investment and just like any other investment, the amount of work your put into your house determines how long it will last. One of the key factors that lead to the deterioration of such an investment is rust. It is normally a major headache especially […]

TYPES OF GLASS.

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20 Different Types of Glass Glass has been used by humanity for centuries, from stained glass windows in ancient cathedrals to modern-day luxurious packaging. No two pieces of glass are the same, and there is an impressive array of types and varieties available today. From architectural applications to decorative features, each type of glass offers […]

FAQ – ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS ABOUT ENERGY EFFICIENT WINDOWS Many a time when you plan on considering a window replacement or even a first time window installation, there are a number of things which you have to bear in mind about windows. These have been summarized here in terms of some of the most commonly frequently asked […]

SANS 10400-A Quick Guide

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A QUICK GUIDE TO SANS 10400 REGULATIONS As of now, the South African National Building Regulations requires each of the following regulations to be adhered: SANS 10400 XA1 This regulation stipulates that buildings are to be able to use energy efficiently and be able to reduce the overall greenhouse gas emissions, which is in accordance […]

SANS 10400 – Fenestration and Energy Efficiency Explained

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FENESTRATION AND ENERGY EFFICIENCY – SANS 10400 xa This section basically focuses on the encouragement of energy efficiency in fenestration in the South African context based on SANS 10400xa regulations. It has been divided into a number of sections, all of which answers a specific question about the section. WHAT IS SANS 10400 – ENERGY […]

Window Quality & Testing

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MAKING AIRTIGHT WINDOWS & TESTING In any situation where you have to install your new window set, or if you wish to be a manufacturer, there are those three key things which you have to always consider when you are making your windows or you wish to have a new window installation set. These three […]