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Window Dressing, by Malcolm Duffin

If you have just had new windows fitted, it is only natural that your thoughts will turn to curtains. Or it may be that with this year’s spring clean you want to give your windows a treat with new blinds or drapery.

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Time to open up your garden

Over the past two years, we have all begun to appreciate the value of our home and gardens. Our homes have become our sanctuaries and our gardens the place to escape to, relax in and enjoy the restorative powers of the outdoors.

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Stunning window and door designs handcrafted by CR Smith

Given a blank canvass, how would you design your front door? How do you create the perfect entrance: one that has gorgeous kerb appeal, a warm welcome and brightens up your hallway?

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What makes one window different from another?

What distinguishes good quality windows from the rest can often come down to the finer details and the choices customers have to style a window to suit their individual tastes and home.

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Why replace timber framed windows with Lorimer PVCu?

The authentic looks and minimal maintenance of the Lorimer range of windows and doors has meant that CR Smith customers have been delighted to make the switch to PVCu from timber.

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Fire and smoke alarms: changes to the law. What are the new rules?

New legislation is due to take effect from 1 February 2022, requiring all homes in Scotland to meet certain requirements regarding smoke, heat and carbon monoxide alarms. Each homeowner has a legal obligation to comply with the legislation.

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Kilted Yoga star matches strength and balance of CR Smith’s latest products

Finlay Wilson, Scotland’s Kilted Yoga star, has been invited to check out the latest product range from CR Smith, matching his phenomenal balance and strength with the latest design and build of the firm’s exclusive Lorimer windows.

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CR Smith and Fife College create fast track programme for people seeking a trade

CR Smith and Fife College have joined forces to create a brand new, fast-track training scheme for would-be joiners to help address the growing demand for trade skills.

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After lockdown: demand for home extensions on the rise

We’re seeing growing interest from customers looking to extend their homes, with enquiry levels for sunrooms and orangeries up 22% over last year.