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Halloween, Bonfire Night & Autumn Preparations with Verdi

Halloween, Bonfire night and Autumn preparations with Verdi! As we approach the end of October, it’s time we got serious about prepping for the Autumn season. It’s going to be a typical busy next few month. With Halloween, Bonfire night, and dare we mention the ‘C’ word. We can all do a bit to get our homes ready for the season, as the temperatures begin to fall.

We’ll start with getting our homes ready for Autumn in general. As the temperatures drop, and the night draw in. There are a few ways you, and we can help to ensure you’re cosy this Autumn. To battle the cold weather, we luckily have access to heating in our homes. However, we all know how costly this can become during these Autumnal months. So, to battle this, we can use insulation! Maybe you’ve noticed a draft in your house somewhere? Well with Double Glazed windows, and their vacuum between two panes. Heat can’t escape, and the cold can’t enter, to put it simply. We have a wide selection of window choices here at Verdi, if this is an issue you are experiencing.

But this blog isn’t all about the chores we have got! Let’s get into the ‘spirit’ of Halloween and Bonfire night! With the Trick or Treaters soon to be knocking on our doors, we can give them a little fright with the decorations on our windows and doors. Whether it’s Pumpkins, paper silhouettes, spooky wreaths and banners, or just simply some fake Spider’s web, we can have a fantastic spooky season! However, Halloween is only 1 night of the year, and we don’t want to leave lasting damage on our homes, do we? To prevent this, Verdi advises to avoid putting up decorations with Nails, or even some types of tape for that matter. This can be a nightmare to remove.

And just as we think the FRIGHT-ivities are over. We then have Bonfire night, after Halloween!

A lot of people like to go out on the 5th of November to see their community’s firework display. Unfortunately, though, this presents an opportunity for burglars to make their move. Bonfire night is actually the worst day of the year for burglaries! It’s up to us to keep our homes secure. Well luckily, you can also rely on Verdi! All of the doors we can supply have a variety of locking features. But even our windows are secure! For example, our Sac Shootbolt System has the following features…

  • 8 Point locking system with unique corner drive design on all windows regardless of size.
  • Unique full depth eurogroove lock-out design to maximize security performance.
  • 400% more shootbolt contact area with keep when compared to traditional flat shootbolts.
  • Unique anti-slip and lock detail to shootbolt head.
  • Supaglide gearbox action, tested to 100,000 cycles (equivalent to 30 years of heavy use).

So, we have a busy month couple of months ahead! We hope that everyone has a great time on Halloween and Bonfire night! Most importantly though, we hope everyone stays safe. If you think you need some home improvements like the ones we have mentioned, then please, use Verdi!

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Autumn Preparation here at Verdi Home Improvements

Autumn Preparation at Verdi Home Improvements. We can’t believe it’s September already! We must be having too much fun here at Verdi. Autumn is quickly approaching, and it’s time for us to start getting our home ready for the dropping temperatures. Not that this Summer has been particularly warm! There’s a whole host of ways we can do this, and we’ll break in down for you…


We’ll start with the garden. Autumn can put your garden through the races, so it’s important to keep the damage to a minimum. For example, some plants are more robust and suited to colder weather. It’s worth replacing your flowers with these types of plants, and to also trim and tidy any dead or tired plants in your flower beds. Also, with the weather being colder. You’ll likely be spending less time outside so don’t forget to move your outdoor furniture inside!


Next, we’ll move to the entrance of your homes. Autumn weather can often be dreary, and we don’t want our homes to be the same! We’d start by checking for any damage. Porches can often be neglected, and cracks in patio etc., can easily appear. Before anything, these damages should be amended. After this, we can begin to properly battle the Autumn blues through something as simple as a quick lick of paint! Refreshing your porches with a vibrant colour could brighten up yours, or someone else’s day on those drab Autumn days. At Verdi, we can help you with this! Maybe your porch is looking tired, or maybe you don’t have one at all? Verdi has a selection of porches design specs to help brighten up your home this Autumn.


A main aspect of a porch, and in fact the rest of your home. So how can you prep these for Autumn too? Well firstly, like the porch, there is potentially damage to your windows too. For example, damage to the frames may be more difficult to notice, but these can lead to drafts in your home and a lack of insulation. There are different ways you can fix this. You can mend these cracks via sealing and caulking gaps around the window, to installing double glazing (we’d recommend professional help for this), to something as simple as putting up blinds and curtains to retain the heat in your homes. Luckily for you, Verdi has a wide selection of windows to choose from for you to keep your homes warm this Autumn!

Living Spaces

Finally, we’ll move on to the living spaces of our homes. Now that we have insulated our homes, we want to get all cosy. So, it’s time to get the fireplace tidy, curtains drawn and heating on! But what about alternatives living spaces, like Conservatories? With the daylight drawing in earlier and earlier, we should make the most of the sunlight while we can. A Conservatory can be perfect for this as it acts as a buffer between the outside and in, while keeping warm in the colder months! At Verdi, we can supply you with a whole range of different Conservatories for you to keep warm this Autumn!

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