Monday March 25, 2013 at 12:36pm
Dare we hope that some better weather may be on the way? With much of the country experiencing snow and cold conditions, it can feel as though it's a long wait until Summer. In fact, do we even know when Spring will really arrive?
We noted recent comments from the Met Office, suggesting that we may be in for warmer weather within a couple of weeks. Although they don't offer any guarantees, there's no doubt that thoughts are starting to turn to the warmer months.
With that in mind, do you feel that you are prepared? Now could be the perfect time for you to consider making home improvements, particularly if you're looking to put new patio doors in place.
When you do want to spend time outdoors, it's nice to have easy access to your garden. It's also great to know that some extra warmth can find its way into your home.
You might even consider French doors. We often get asked what the difference is between a patio door and a French door. The truth is that plenty of people get confused and don't even realise that there is a difference between the two terms.
Patio doors have a sliding mechanism. What happens is that one half of the door opens, leaving the other half in place. This is great for ease of use and also ensures that, on slightly cooler days, you don't need to let too much cold air into the house.
By the same token, you'll also find that it means that you don't have to let the heat in, should the weather take a turn for the better!
French doors are different and will usually open outwards. One of the key advantages that they offer, when compared to patio doors, is that they can be opened fully.
We began this blog post by suggesting that now might well be a good time to think about investing in new patio doors. In fact, it's equally true to say that you may wish to consider French doors.
Either way, you'll be ensuring that your home is ready for the warmer months to come.