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ARE YOUR DOORS & WINDOWS SECURE?

Matt Higgs reveals what you need to know to specify fenestration that complies with the latest regulations and meets your expectations

The safety of your family and possessions should be a top priority when designing or upgrading your home. Sadly, when it comes to doors and windows this is something that’s often overlooked in favour of price. Compliance with Building Regs is also an issue glazing suppliers don’t always take seriously enough – so customers can be left in the dark as to whether the products they’ve chosen are up to the task. In most burglaries, criminals break in through a door or window – either by forcing the lock, kicking it in or breaking the glass. To combat this, in October 2015 the government introduced

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Get the advice and inspiration you need to complete your home building project on time and on budget with the March edition of Build It, including: - How to get more for your money - Is gas central heating energy efficient? - Getting sunroom extensions right - Ultimate guide to garage conversions - Do you need an architect? ... and more!