City Sound Advice & Guides

A brief history of Sash windows

The sash window design feels quintessentially British. With so many sturdily built Victorian and Georgian houses still standing across the country today, sash windows have remained a prominent and elegant feature that has played a key part in defining the history of...

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Energy efficiency in commercial buildings

If you have acquired the leasehold for your commercial property, then you are no doubt in a strong position when it comes to controlling not only your finances but the sustained growth of your company within the premises. There are, however, still some aspects that...

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Secondary Glazing Bay Window

 Video Transcript: Hi, I'm Andy from City Sound and I'm going to be talking about secondary glazing on bay windows. It's quite simple one, the layout of a bay normally consists of a window in the middle and a window to the left and a window to the right. Now, how we...

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FAQs about listed buildings

While living a grade listed building offers a whole range of prestigious advantages, knowing how and what you can alter in terms of the structural design can prove to be a confusing nightmare at times. It is always useful to have as much information to hand before you...

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How the V&A restored their stained glass windows

The Victoria and Albert Museum is known for being one of the most important art and design museums across the world. It features a collection of over 2 million objects that cover a period of over 5,000 years of history, detailing the history of mankind’s creativity....

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Choosing the right curtains for sound reduction

Depending on where you live, getting a good night’s sleep is not always a given. If your home is positioned near a popular commercial area, a busy road or even worse, in the flight path of a nearby airport, the noise level can prove to be an ongoing issue. Waking up...

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Stop Condensation With Secondary Glazing

Stop Condensation With Secondary Glazing Video Transcript: Hi I'm Andy from City Sound secondary glazing and i'm going to be talking you a little bit about condensation. So, period windows, crittall windows, wooden windows they suffer from condensation which can be a...

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The hidden costs of DIY secondary double glazing

How 'cheap' solutions can end up costing you money Apparently we have all just lived through the most severe global economic recession in a century or more. Even with the experts now cautiously telling us that a slow recovery is underway many of us are (rightly) still...

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Secondary Glazing Cost

Video Transcript: Hi, I'm Andy from City Sound Secondary Glazing and I'm going to give you a rough guide on cost of secondary glazing. I say rough but it's actually quite accurate. So if we take for example a sash window that goes up and down and there's thousands or...

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Noise Pollution; The Facts

Noise is one of those funny things. What might sound pleasant and comforting to you and I, could be completely unpleasant to another. However, regardless of opinion, no one should be prevented from their right to enjoy their home or experience stress as a result of...

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Building, selling or renting your property?

Are you thinking about building, selling or renting your property? Energy saving has been the topic of conversation this year. What with the Government putting additional pressure on energy companies to help the country run more efficiently, saving energy is something...

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