Our ‘Glazing for Self-Builders’ eGuide – Sign Up for Free

Sign up for our free email guide all about glazing for your self–build  When you are planning your self-build, the glazing specification is so important and there are so many technical aspects to consider. Self-builders are taking on a big challenge when they begin their projects, and you must quickly become experts in so many […]

How to Use Structural Glass and Slim Framed Sliding Glass Doors Together

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For projects looking for a minimal frame design to their glazing slim framed sliding glass doors are the first choice. With sightlines as slim as 21mm and a frameless finish at the head and base, the glass doors offer the perfect solution for the encouragement of internal-external merging; a popular design consideration for modern living […]

Specific Uw Values for Slim Sliding Doors

specific Uw values for slim sliding doors

Specific Uw values for slim sliding doors are calculated on a project-by-project basis, as there are many factors such as size and glass specification that affect this.   With the updates to building regulations and the improved Uw value requirements for glazing, there is a misconception that this will mean that glazing specifications will need to […]

The minimal windows Sliding Door System Is Now PAS 24 Rated!

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The minimal windows sliding system is one of the only slim framed sliding door systems on the market that is fully PAS 24 tested.    In terms of performance and design, the minimal windows Sliding Door has always been unparalleled, including when it comes to security. However, as the framing profiles are produced on the […]

Design Trend: Internal Sliding Glass Doors

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See why people are choosing modern sliding solutions over traditional hinged doors One interior design trend that has continued to increase in popularity over the last year is internal glazing. Glass balustrades, internal glass partitions and door systems are all extremely popular ways of incorporating glazing throughout the home. In the ever-changing landscape of interior […]

Types of House Extensions – From Glass Boxes to Basements

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From glass boxes to basement renovations: a guide to house extension design ideas The ‘don’t move, improve!’ trend has seen homeowners increasingly turn to renovating and extending their homes, rather than looking to buy elsewhere. And for good reason – there is a huge range of different options when it comes to extending a home, […]

Design Possibilities with Glass Walls

Frameless structural glass walls

IQ’s approach to entire walls of glass Walls of frameless glass can be achieved using our in-house developed structural glazing system, Invisio. With no frames or visible fixing details, the only visible details are neat structural silicone joints between panes. For a minimal, timeless effect frameless glass walls are sure to make a design statement. […]

How can internal doors improve interior design?

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Internal glass doors and interior glass systems to enhance interior design Have you ever wondered how incorporating internal glazing into architectural designs can improve both light and space? Many residential properties have the same interior design obstacles – how to create a living space with various rooms that achieve similar levels of light as open-plan […]

Behind the Scenes at IQ – How Architectural Glass is Installed

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Improving our showroom by replacing new architectural glass The IQ Glass Showroom in Amersham is the first-choice location for anyone looking to include architectural glazing on their projects. Therefore, it is important that we keep the space up to date with the latest glass technologies and products, enabling us to provide our clients with the […]

Why specify bi-folding doors for residential properties?

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Internal and External bifolding doors It is often difficult to choose which type of door system is best for a project; the usual debate is whether to specify sliding doors or bifolds. Bi-folding doors are a popular option for modern living spaces where the homeowners want to develop the connection between the indoors and outdoor […]