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A guide to secondary glazing

Is secondary glazing and double glazing the same thing? No, secondary glazing and double glazing are not the same thing. Double glazing involves the installation of a sealed unit that consists of two panes of glass separated by a layer of air or inert gas, such as argon. The sealed space between the panes acts

A guide to secondary glazing2024-01-17T23:48:07+00:00

Repairing sash windows on listed buildings

Sash windows are a key feature of many period properties but, over time, the original frames and fittings can start to wear, leading to draughts and heat loss from your property. In this guide, we provide guidance on the best way to repair and restore old sash windows. Can you repair old sash windows in

Repairing sash windows on listed buildings2024-01-17T23:47:34+00:00

Insulating windows in a Grade 2 listed building

If you own a period property and struggle with heat loss from single glazed windows it might be time to invest in a long-term draught-proofing solution. In this guide, you’ll find out more about window insulation options in Grade 2 listed buildings and whether permission is required to carry out the work. How do you

Insulating windows in a Grade 2 listed building2024-01-17T23:47:03+00:00

A guide to draught proofing

Draught proofing your home is one of the most effective and efficient ways to save energy and reduce your heating bills. In this short guide, we explain what draught proofing is and the different options available. What is draught proofing, and why is it important for homes? A poorly insulated property can lose up to

A guide to draught proofing2024-01-17T23:46:28+00:00

Secondary glazing on sash windows

One of the most effective ways to draught-proof sash windows in a period or listed property is to add secondary glazing. In this guide we explain its benefits and thing you need to consider before installation. What are the benefits of installing secondary glazing on sash windows? One of the main advantages of secondary glazing

Secondary glazing on sash windows2024-01-17T23:45:51+00:00

A guide to loft insulation

Prevent heat loss through your roof by installing insulation in your loft or attic. Here’s everything you need to know about loft insulation. How does loft insulation work? Loft insulation works by creating a thermal barrier that reduces the transfer of heat between the inside of a building and the outside environment. It’s usually installed

A guide to loft insulation2024-01-17T23:44:06+00:00

Mitchell & Dickinson co-founder makes TIME magazine’s list of global climate influencers

Mitchell & Dickinson co-founder Paul Dickinson has been listed in TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential Climate Leaders in Business.

Mitchell & Dickinson co-founder makes TIME magazine’s list of global climate influencers2023-12-07T13:12:10+00:00

Secondary glazing solution installed at new Bideford Library

At Mitchell & Dickinson we're passionate about preserving historic buildings for future generations to enjoy. An example of this is the restoration works we recently carried out on a Grade II listed building on Bideford Quay.

Secondary glazing solution installed at new Bideford Library2023-11-24T11:09:43+00:00