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Skylights: What To Consider & The Benefits

The process of installing a skylight on a roof window may sound like a daunting and difficult task, but with the right, expertise from a certified roof window installer, there is nothing to be concerned about.

You may have several questions that concern you about the process, such as the technique and safety principles because, with improper installation, it can lead to water leaks and damage.

At YARD Direct, we are here to provide you with the information you need about skylig...

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Do I Need Planning Permission to Have Windows Installed in my Roof?

If you live in a beautifully traditional town or village, then you have more than likely purchased a stunning property within the area, as you fell in love with the local aesthetic. But, what keeps these properties so whimsical and inviting, is that there are conditions in place that ensure any new build, or changes to existing properties in the area, are keeping in touch with the traditional feel, that is so beloved by the people who live there.

But, this can lead to issues w...

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5 Tips For Keeping Your House Cool Without Air Conditioning

In the Summer months, having air conditioning in your home can be one of the best ways to keep cool. But unfortunately, some houses do not have the privilege of having air conditioning. 

In this blog, we discuss 5 top tips for keeping your house cool without air conditioning. 


Optimise the fans you have

If you are not wanting to spend money on new fancy fans for your home then you can optimise the fans you already have to maintain coolness throughout your home. A simple trick i...

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Everything You Need to Know About The Different Roof Window Types

Picking the perfect small roof window

Before you choose your roof windows and decide on their layout. The function of the room and the personal needs must be considered:

  • The type of room 

  • The amount of natural light you would like to let into your room 

  • The pitch of your roof

  • The position of the chosen window - The lower the pitch the higher up the roof the window should be


Windows and skylights

There are many different types of roof windows, but it is so important to make sure you...

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Exclusive News, Say Hello To The Hottest Tiles on The Market

It is no surprise that choosing the right tiles and flooring for your home takes a lot of consideration. Tiles set the tone, colour, ambience and style to the room, so it is important to get it right.

Here at Yard Direct, we only sell the best. We are excited to announce our new product, Luxury Vinyl Tiles. 

So let’s take a deeper look at our new product. 


YARDLITE Vinyl Tiles

These luxury tiles are designed by a market-leading supplier of flooring products.

Light, dark, wood or ...

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Besides price…
why else would you choose YARD?
  • Roof Windows is all we do – we love what we do
  • We’re nice to deal with
  • We get a kick out of helping our customers
  • We make sure we fully understand your project
  • So, we can offer you the best window options
  • We believe we’re exceptionally good at this
  • We’ll keep your tradesmen or installer happy
  • We always ask the right questions before you buy
  • If things go wrong – we take a pride in sorting

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