Advice & Guidance


How A Conservatory Should Be Set Up For The Summer

15th June 2021

It’s just a few days now until summer officially gets underway and we can only hope that the weather is kind to us over the coming weeks. Who knows whether it will be a summer sizzler or a bit of a damp squib, weather-wise? You can’t rely on it being red-hot and have to face...

Why A Bi-Folding Door Is Worth Installing For A Homecation

15th May 2021

With foreign travel being difficult this summer, and finances too tight for some families to have a break somewhere in Scotland, or elsewhere in the UK, lots of people will be taking a homecation.  A homecation for a couple of weeks can be a great holiday for everyone in your family household, especially if you...

How To Buy Replacement Windows For Your Home

7th May 2021

Windows are easily taken for granted, but they shouldn’t be when you think about the many important things they do for your home.  If secure enough, they protect it from outside intrusion, and they also shield it from the weather, and help to pull in the natural light of the sun to bring some brightness...

4 Dishonest Sales Strategies Used By Some Window & Door Companies

15th April 2021

One of the most difficult aspects of buying new windows and doors is trying to find a company you can totally trust. We’ve all heard or read about horror stories involving installers in our industry, and you don’t want to be the next victim of mis-selling and poor service.  None of that goes on at...

How To Make Homeworking In Your House Very Easy Work

12th April 2021

People are continuing to be advised to work from home, if they can, like they have done so for most of the last year.  Remote working has been hugely successful for some businesses, so successful in fact that they are giving their employees the option of remaining at home to work on a part-time or...

Looking To Extend Your Property? There’s A Few Things To Consider First

11th March 2021

Have you outgrown your current family home and no matter what you do, you are finding it difficult to generate more space? To fix that problem, you’ll either need to move house or get an extension fitted.  Moving might not float your boat, making extending the better of the two options, and Balhousie can assist...

Are You Aware That Balhousie Provides Finance?

10th March 2021

When in discussions with one of our consultants about one of our products, you will be informed that we have two main finance packages available, if you need help funding it. Our finance is very flexible. Using smart money management like this has helped many customers press on with buying their home improvements, rather than...

Do You Need Planning Permission To Add A Conservatory To Your Home?

5th February 2021

If you have spent your lockdown in a compact house with a number of other family members, things may have felt a bit cramped, and left you crying out for some more space.   Integration of a conservatory into the property could be the perfect answer. It’s where you could go and take a break...

How To Avoid Decreasing The Valuation Of Your Home

3rd February 2021

We did a blog post in January covering some of the big home trends for 2021 to serve you with some inspiration when improving your property over the coming months.  If you didn’t see the post, you can catch up on it here.  These on-trend ideas will almost certainly enhance your home’s value, which is...

How To Really Drive Down The Cost Of Your Energy Bills

15th January 2021

We naturally use a lot more energy in our homes during the cold winter months than throughout the other seasons of the year. The punishment for this is costly fuel bills.  For many people, fuel bills will be even higher this winter because of the added energy consumption caused by having to work from home. ...

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