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Top 5 Home Trends for 2020

Planning a home improvement project is a fantastic thing to do but planning is the key. Treat yourself to a few home interior magazines, including Derbyshire Life, and start searching for the best home trends in 2020 so you can create a stunning place to live.

There is plenty of advice out there to take care of the finishes touches but it’s always a good idea to work with someone you trust if you want to transform your property and take on a larger project.

At Trade Windows, we know how to sprinkle design magic into your home and create the right space for you to enjoy. After all, we’ve been transforming Derbyshire homes since 1993, building an unbeatable reputation with our quality windows, doors, conservatory, extensions and roofline installations. We know how to make incredible living spaces to create homes that can change with your family needs.

Here’s a list of our top five home improvement trends for 2020 and how they can be incorporated into your dream project.

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Make a home improvement New Year’s resolution

Every year, people make New Year’s resolutions to change their habits or achieve a goal to better themselves. But how often do you sit down with a cuppa at the end of a fun-filled year and make a few home improvement resolutions?

Let 2020 be the year you do it! Make the new year YOUR year to improve your home. It’s your home and your choice.

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Trade Windows Christmas and New Year Opening Times

If you’re planning a home improvement in 2020, there’s no better time to start than now!

We are open over Christmas and New Year which means you can start planning your dream home. Whether its replacing windows and doors, or adding a new extension, we have everything you need at our Home Improvement Centre on London Road.

If you’d like to come in, here are our opening hours for the Christmas period:

Monday 23 December – Open as normal from 10am to 6pm

Tuesday 24 December – Christmas Eve – Closed

Wednesday 25 December – Christmas Day – Closed

Thursday 26 December – Boxing Day – Closed

Friday 27 December – We’re open from 10am to 2pm

Saturday 28 December – We’re open from 10am to 3pm

Sunday 29 December – We’re open from 10am to 2pm

Monday 30 December – We’re open from 10am to 2pm

Tuesday 31 December – New Year’s Eve – Closed

Wednesday 1 January 2020 – New Year’s Day – Closed

Thursday 2 January – Open as normal from 10am to 6pm

We hope to see you over the festive season, and we wish you a very happy Christmas and a wonderful 2020.


Find time this Christmas to plan your 2020 glazed extension in Derby

If your house is a squash and a squeeze this Christmas, it could be time to start thinking about having a glazed extension in 2020.

There’s nothing nicer than bringing your house to life at Christmas but if you crave more space, why not consider ways of improving your property next year.

Over the Christmas holiday, ask yourself: “Is your home working for you?”

If the answer is no, then make your dream a reality and create a stunning new interior in time for Christmas 2020.

So, while you’re enjoying Christmas with your loved ones this December, take a moment to think about what your house needs and how you can change it.

Were you crammed around your dining table this year, struggling to carve the turkey? Were you falling over people’s feet as you scrambled for a comfy chair to catch the final few seconds of the Queen’s speech?

This might surprise you, but it’s NOT too early to start planning. Start thinking about your home in 2020, and you’ll be guaranteed a much merrier Christmas next year.

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Bespoke glass designs Derby

Bespoke glass designs for Derby windows and doors

When it comes to transforming your home, there are so many ways you can add your own style to your property.

Colour choices, window frame & door designs and conservatory styles are all well-known ways that you can put your own twist to your home. However, another fantastic way to add a splash of you to your home is through bespoke glass designs.

Whether you want to create a special place for you, your children or other half, give your home a beautiful feature or create a unique identity for your entrance, we can create the best glass to suit you.

Our glass is manufactured here in Derby, so we can handcraft bespoke glazing for your home. Our expert designers can create something for you, or you can present us with some designs you like, and we can make your dreams a reality. We can even recreate your existing glass designs if they need replacing.

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Composite door trends Derby

How to pick the perfect composite door for your Derby home

If you’re after superior style and exceptional performance from a new composite door, you need to see our stunning collection at our Derby showroom.

Transforming your home and investing in a brand new composite door has never been so easy – thanks to our fantastic range.

On display at our London Road showroom, we have the biggest selection of composite doors in Derby, and we’d love to welcome you to take a look.

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Derby sun home

How to make the most of the sun all year round in your home

As we say goodbye to summer and embrace everything autumn has to offer, there’s still time to create some light-filled loveliness in your home.

The leaves might be turning from lush greens to rusty reds, but don’t let that stop you from embracing a new project and giving your home a stunning end-of-year makeover.

If you enjoy interior design, why not think about opening up rooms and creating a lighter and brighter home especially as winter will soon be on its way.

Making the most of the sun and beaming light into darker rooms can transform interior space, making a house that really suit your needs.

Working with natural light not only brings more heart into a home but your makeover project, whether it be a new conservatory, orangery, glazed extension or new windows, can be enjoyed 365 days of the year.

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Add kerb appeal to your Derby home with Trade Windows

How to give your Derby home kerb appeal

Creating kerb appeal is important if you’re a house-proud property owner. If you want your home to give an excellent first impression to friends and family, it means keeping your property properly neat!

Today, more and more homeowners are turning their talents to interior design in a bid to create a more stylish place to live – but don’t forget that the outside of your house is just as important.

It is true what people say – first impressions count. So, if you’re keen to boost your home’s kerb appeal, here’s a few simple tips on how to put your house streets ahead of your neighbours.

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Derby front door ideas

Top front door ideas

The right front door sets the tone for the rest of your home. You can get a real feel for the style of a property just by taking a glance at its entrance door.

We install lots of different styles of front doors in Derby, because we know different designs suit different houses and personal tastes.

If you’re looking for entrance door inspiration for your home, have a read of this blog for our top front door ideas in Derby, taking into consideration the latest trends and classic choices.

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Widespan doors Derby

How to pick the perfect widespan door for your home improvement project

When you start designing a glazed extension, it’s important to work efficiently with the space you have and ensure you send as much light into the new room as possible. It’s also vital to take time to think about what kind of widespan door you would like in your newly restyled room, so it looks even more amazing.

It is such an exciting time when planning to make extra space in your property but choosing the right door is a really important part of the process.

Investing in widespan doors literally transforms a room and turns it into a stunning space where you can enjoy time with family or friends.

Once you’ve thought about your options, let our experts wave their magic and bring the wow factor to your home.

Don’t worry if you’re still unsure about what to do. Enjoy this blog and we’ll guide you through the benefits of widespan doors.

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