Industrial ExteriorIndustrial Exterior, London
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Consider the costsCosts will vary enormously depending on the condition and size of your windows, and the complexity of the work and materials involved. For the straightforward replacement of cords, weights and locks, expect to pay from around £300 to £450 per window.Renovation and upgrades, including draught-proofing, double glazing and/or fitting new sashes into existing frames can cost anything upwards of £1,000 to £1,500 per window.For renewals involving a full back-to-brick replacement being supplied and fitted, costs are likely to start at around £2,300 per window.
Go back to black Black is an obvious alternative to white, and gaining popularity in homes. It has depth and drama, and can add a lovely vintage feel. It works particularly well as a detail on period homes, or on a modern extension. Black paint reflects the trend for darker heritage paint hues generally, both inside and out. Metal and wooden frames can usually be painted another shade, but don’t despair if yours are white UPVC and you can’t afford to change them. You can source UPVC primer and paint over it with gloss or satin paint.
The workshop is now a deceptively spacious home, thanks to a clever redesign and extension.“We are seeing a growing interest in self-build projects, and I really back this option as a means for people to create well-considered, well-executed homes that suit their budget and needs,” Kirkwood says. “It’s not just more housing we need, but more variety in the types of homes available.”