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How to Clean Your VELUX Roof Windows

Opening up your home with a roof window is the perfect way to invite in more breezy ventilation and Vitamin D. As daylight is free, roof windows are also an energy-efficient way to light your room and help cut your electricity bills. As VELUX is the world’s leading manufacturer of roof windows, flat roof windows, […]

Different Types of Roof Construction to Consider

When building a new home or renovating an existing one, there is a lot of information to process, so it’s best to take it one project at a time to avoid feeling overwhelmed. However, as every design flows together, it’s also important to think about where each project fits in the grand scheme of the […]

5 Ideas to Renovate Your Bungalow Home

There’s something beautifully quaint about bungalows — they present a humble British charm that can be difficult to recreate in other property types. Aesthetics aside, a bungalow (otherwise known as a single-storey house), has a reputation for its practicality, with everything accessible from the same floor. In fact, bungalows have a widespread appeal here in […]

How to Clean Conservatory Roof Glass the Right Way

Conservatories make for a fantastic addition to the home as not only do they expand the size of your living space, but they also give you the opportunity to enjoy your garden more (even in the colder months). They can even increase your house value too. One of the most popular materials for conservatory roofs […]

These Flat Roof Construction Methods Will Transform Your Home

While there are different types of roof construction, flat roofs can truly modernise the look and feel of your house. Find out more about our flat roof construction methods. Whether you are renovating your old home or designing a new one, there are many different types of roof construction to choose from, including A-frame roofs, […]

6 Home Extension Design Ideas That Are Trending Right Now

What type of home extension would add the most value to your home? Here are some great ideas to help you get the most out of your house.   There may come a time when you decide that your home doesn’t really work for you anymore. What was once perfect now feels too small, too […]

The Height of Roofing Safety — Without the Scaffolding

Cutting the Risk — Cutting the Cost Already, we’ve had the Roof Anchor for nearly six years! In March 2013 at ExCeL London, Ploughcroft launched this nice bit of roofing safety kit, invented by our Divisional Director Chris Hopkins. Ever since then, it has taken us to new heights of health and safety in roof […]

School Funding for School Building Maintenance Q&A

Since Ploughcroft are experienced at providing professional roofing services to academies and colleges, with strong partnerships with funding surveyors who are successful in over 90% of their funding bids, we have put together this Q&A style blog post for Schools Facilities Management teams seeking school funding. What Funding is Available to Improve My School Building? […]

Worrying About House Renovation?

Have you decided to renovate your home and you’re wondering where to start? We’ve compiled our most frequently asked questions into one blog post to answer what’s on everyone’s minds. From the average cost to renovate your home to the recommended timeline of your project, we’ve got you covered. If you’re currently in the process […]

Period Property Renovation Cost

Renovating a period property is never just a quick-fix, and there are countless ways to do it. From restoring original features to dramatically modernising the build, every period home renovation is unique. So how much does it cost to renovate a period house? In short, there is no fixed cost, and the guidelines on the […]

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