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You Might Be Able To Extend Without Planning Permission

30th March 2020

Families are mostly camped indoors at the moment, which will leave some houses feeling overcrowded. While there’s little that can be done about this right now, it’s a good time for these families to be thinking of a solution to resolve the issue when they’re able to.  Moving is an option, but who knows what...

The Importance Of A FENSA Certificate And What To Do If You Lose One

27th March 2020

If you ever come to sell your home some time in the future, what you really don’t want is any hold-ups or hitches. You just want a straightforward sale so that you can move on to your new place.  It’s not unknown for a single piece of paper to delay a house sale and that...

Explaining Condensation And Offering Ways Of Stopping It

10th March 2020

Will this winter ever end? You might be wishing that it would because you are fed up of the sight of condensation on your windows. Others will currently be in the same boat and just want a resolution for this pesky phenomenon. We can offer several proven remedies, but prior to going into them, we...

Create Your Dream Extension With Our FREE Design Service

17th February 2020

We have just about every type of extension you could want at Amber Home Improvements, from conservatories and orangeries to solid roof extensions and kitchen extensions. If moving’s not on your mind, but you’d love more space and are inclined to extend instead, our FREE design service will ensure you get an extension that accommodates...

The Double Glazing Sales Tactics You Should Look To Avoid

10th February 2020

When you’re looking to buy new windows for your home, it’s always recommended that you approach at least three different window companies for quotes. A bit of shopping around helps you to compare costs and figure out who is offering the best value for money. It will also expose you to the opposing selling tactics...

When Should You Look To Replace Your Front Door?

4th February 2020

Anyone who says that they’re not bothered about what people say about their home is kidding themselves – of course they’re bothered! We put our house on it (pardon the pun) that it fills you with a sense of pride whenever you hear someone talking in glowing terms about where you live. If it’s been...

UPVC vs Composite Door – Which Should You Buy?

27th January 2020

When customers come door shopping at our Norwich showroom, they will often ask for our opinion on whether we would most recommend a UPVC door or composite door. We hate to sit on the fence, but it’s an impossible question for us to answer as both door types have their merits and will enhance any...

Our 5 Big Energy Saving Tips For Big Energy Saving Week

6th January 2020

If you’re currently looking for ways to save money after an expensive Christmas, begin with your energy bills as there will inevitably be things you can do to bring down their cost. This will be pointed out to householders during Big Energy Saving Week, which starts on January 20th. Established several years ago by Citizens...

How To Give Your Conservatory A Christmassy Feel

11th December 2019

Christmas is closing in, fast! You only have two weeks left to finish off your Christmas shopping list and get your conservatory looking and feeling festive. Our reason for mentioning the conservatory, rather than your traditional living area, is because we feel it’s the best place to spend the big day. It can be the...

Prepare Your Home For Winter With These Maintenance Tips

27th November 2019

We have had some respite from the cold weather over the past few days, but forecasters are warning of temperatures tumbling again as we head into December and inch closer to winter. If they’re proved right, and the rest of winter follows a similar pattern, you need to ensure that your home is fully prepared...

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