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Front Doors: Upvc vs Composite

Posted on December 14, 2011 by Rodney Hewitt

The Front Door is often described as the centre piece of your house, so choosing your front door is obviously a big decision. While we might all choose something different in terms of style and design, there a basic option open to everyone: Upvc or Composite.

Upvc Doors have been manufactured for over 20 years; they use a pvc frame & leaf and are then glazed with your choice of glass or panel. To give an idea the cross section looks something similar to this:

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‘Feed In Tarif’ Cuts on Solar Panels

Posted on November 12, 2011 by Rodney Hewitt

Anyone who has shown interest will in Solar Power will have no doubt heard the recent news about the Governments drastic cut in Solar Panel Feed in Tariff rates.

In a shock u-turn the Government has decided to cut the rate of FIT from 43.3p down to 21p and most surprisingly the cut will take effect from December 12th !! To add more bad news they also informed homeowners that to qualify for the 21p rate, they would need a Green Certificate for their homes, if not the rate would drop further to a dismal 9p!!

In truth the news was a hammer blow to a booming industry and immediate appeals against the governments ruling were lodged and a sustained period of uncertainty now seems to be in the offering.

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What is an Orangery ?

Posted on October 21, 2011 by Rodney Hewitt

What is an Orangery?

In our experience, for someone who is considering an Orangery, this is often a question that’s on their mind, but they may feel uncomfortable asking. Very few customers will come right out and ask : “So what’s the difference between a Conservatory and an Orangery?”

In actual fact answer is actually very simple ….. And it’s all in the roof, let me explain: Continue reading “What is an Orangery ?” »

Posted on October 20, 2011 by Rodney Hewitt

DB Conservatories is a family run business working throughout the North Wales and Cheshire area since 1986. During that time they have built a strong reputation for high standards of workmanship and excellent customer service.

“We take great pride in our unique product range of conservatories, orangeries and doors and the unmatched service we can offer to our customers”.