Latest News

How to cool your home – heat-beating tips for Londoners

As we begin to edge ever closer into the summer, most people might want to consider how to best cool their London home on the rare chance that the sun does make itself known. Becoming too hot can lead to frustration, headaches, and even serious health problems. For these reasons and many others, it’s just as important to cool your home in summer as it is staying warm in winter.

Thankfully we’ve put together some of the best humidity-beating methods Londoners can take to stay cool and healthy. Even better, all these can be achieved without the use of artificial air-conditioning.

Open up windows and doors

First and foremost, the outside breeze should be your best friend when the sun starts scorching. Don’t be afraid to ever so slightly open your windows to let it roll in. This is particularly easy if you have tilt &… More

7 benefits to having aluminium windows in your South London home

Whether its style or practicality you’re after, South London homeowners will benefit enormously by having some aluminium windows installed. One of the best window options on the market, here’s 7 reasons why a set of aluminium windows will make a great addition to your home.

Let the light into your home

With frame depths of just 70mm and a sightline of 67mm, aluminium windows look incredibly slender. Slimmer frames allow for larger portions of glazing to be incorporated, bolstering the amount of light coming into your home.

Adapt them to suit your tastes

Adding a touch of chic to any South London home, they’re highly customisable; choose from a range of powder-coated finishes, glass options, and sash styles. Colour options include Ebony Black, Chartwell Green and Vintage Rosewood.

Bolster the look of either a traditional or contemporary home

It is often thought that aluminium windows are only suitable for more… More

Roof repair in London? A new roof may save you money!

Though most likely not the top item on your to-do list, thinking about replacing your conservatory’s roof could bring you plenty of joy in the long-run. Fitted to be airtight, stylish, and highly heat retentive, if you’ve ever found yourself too cold or uncomfortable when stepping out into your extended living space, this could be the solution. Cutting heat loss means cutting bills and we at Albion thought we’d explain just how!

Improved insulation to save on heating bills

Especially ideal for residents still suffering from the woes brought with an original polycarbonate roof, we wouldn’t be surprised to hear that it’s hard to warm up your conservatory. This roofing style has been vastly improved on since the days of the initial conservatory installation boom, with the likes of glazed, tiled, and solid roof types achieving lower U-value levels, being the chosen unit of measurement for testing how… More