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CR HOMES Inspiration for beautiful homes

Summer 2014

Compliments all round Beautiful 1930s style windows in Bearsden

3D Design See your home in a totally new dimension

Point of view How we gave the Mills family a stunning view of the Fife coastline

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Now is the time to transform your home Nothing compares to the style, quality and sheer good looks of the Lorimer range by CR Smith. Our windows, doors and conservatories are unrivalled for their build quality and the elegance of their design. There is simply nothing comparable on the market today.

Making the most of your most valuable asset At CR Smith, we have more than 40 years’ experience in transforming people’s homes for the better. Everything we do, from careful, sympathetic designs and craftsman-fitted finishes to the superior quality construction of our windows, doors and conservatories is designed to perfectly match your home, add to its value and create an environment you can enjoy for decades and decades to come.

Designs that enhance your home and increase your enjoyment Of course there’s more to your home than just the monetary value. We believe in helping you get every ounce of enjoyment from your living space. That’s why we spend so much time and attention listening to your needs and coming up with solutions that suit you, your lifestyle and your home. So whether it’s a refreshed look for one room with beautiful new windows, or a welcome enhancement to the size and living space of your home with a stunning new conservatory, orangerie or sunroom, you’ll be enjoying your home much more with CR Smith.

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Point of view A glorious sunlounge in Fife

Lateral thinking

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A relaxing space to enjoy the sun

Wood for the trees

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Period features in woodland Edinburgh

When is a conservatory not a conservatory? Conservatory, sunroom or orangerie; which is best for you?

Rock solid How the Colquhouns created their ideal sunroom with a little help from our 3D design service

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Summer lovin’ Soaking up the sun in Leuchars

The perfect complement Expert advice and conservatory designs to match any home

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What makes Lorimer, Lorimer?

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Take to the floor

 tyle, quality and service – S providing the very best for your home

Flexible space for a family who love to entertain

Room to grow A growing home for a growing family

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Lundin Links

We’re able to really enjoy our view of the coastline and our garden.

Mr & Mrs Mills’ Sunlounge with Bi-Fold Doors

Point of view When the Mills family moved into their home, they fell in love with the uninterrupted view of the stunning Fife coastline. The only drawback was that the Scottish climate meant they seldom got outside to enjoy it. The Mills were looking for a conservatory that would connect them with their garden and the view, while also protecting them from the elements. Their choice of design is perfect, with bi-fold doors right along the front of the room. So, when the weather is good they can open up the whole conservatory – a fantastic space for socialising with their friends. The design has surpassed their expectations, allowing them to really enjoy the view right into the evening, under the crystal clear, self-cleaning and heat-reflecting Smartglass roof.

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Edinburgh

Lateral thinking

Mr & Mrs Barraclough’s Timber Sunlounge

Wood for the trees

Mr & Mrs Samson’s Gable Front Conservatory

Simple – build it sideways. Rather than opting for a sunlounge with a very low pitch, the Gable End design allowed the conservatory to be tucked underneath the house windows and still give the Samsons a dramatic shape with the pitched roof. Then we built in glass-to-floor windows for a fantastic view of the garden.

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“The conservatory gives us a whole new relaxation zone,” said Mrs Samson. A great result whichever way you look at it.

The Barracloughs live in a beautiful period house, set close to mature trees. Working with a CR Smith advisor, they were able to design a traditional timber sunlounge that complements both their elegant home and its leafy surroundings. Not only is it the perfect shape to match the appearance of the property, every detail has been customised to make sure it truly looks the part – right down to the Chartwell Green paint colour which blends harmoniously with the woodland setting. And with that impressive Smartglass roof, even the nearby trees can’t block out the light. It’s a bright, versatile space that’s perfect for a game of snooker, or to entertain and dine with friends.

The conservatory gives us a whole new relaxation zone.

The Samsons’ Edinburgh home featured a patio at the back. They decided they would get more out of the space with a conservatory; a place to enjoy the afternoon sun. The big question was how on earth could we fit a conservatory onto the patio, which was above garden level?

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It’s a bright, versatile space that’s perfect for a game of snooker, or to entertain and dine with friends.

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Bespoke Style

Unrivalled range of period and contemporary styles

When is a conservatory not a conservatory?

Of course, a Lorimer conservatory is also unlike any other conservatory. The Lorimer range offers you an unrivalled range of period and contemporary styles, giving your home a fresh new look while adding space and comfort to it. With an unrivalled specification including Smartglass roof glazing, opening hoppers throughout and our Climate Control system which can heat or cool in minutes no matter the temperature outside, you can create a unique space with natural light that will give you a very different feeling to any other room in your home. Relax on a crisp morning with the warmth of the sun on your face, or enjoy a view of the stars at night. Your conservatory will always be a welltempered and constant environment, meaning you can enjoy the feeling of being outside with all the comforts of inside.

HYBRID DESIGN

When it’s an orangerie or a sunroom! A traditionally styled conservatory is only one of the choices you have.

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any homeowners are now choosing a tiled sunroom to add stylish extra space that integrates seamlessly with their homes.

The modern equivalent to a conventional extension, a sunroom will create a more traditional room. Designed with or without connecting doors, it is best used to extend an existing living space. Featuring continuous, panoramic windows rather than walls, a Lorimer tiled sunroom will maximise the amount of natural light while still providing the feeling of a solid enclosed space under the vaulted fully-tiled roof. Every design will both complement and add character to your home, transforming its outer appearance and internal living space. You can also bring your garden closer by adding dramatic bi-fold doors. An orangerie will provide a further imaginative option for those looking for something a bit different. Consisting of a partial solid ceiling but still retaining a glazed roof, orangeries give a more enclosed feeling while still flooding the room with natural light. The epitome of modern living, an orangerie allows you to incorporate contemporary design features such as speakers and down-lighters.

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With a hybrid design you have total flexibility. All the benefits of a sunroom, but featuring glass roof panels for extra light.

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ORANGERIE

Our hybrid design offers you a living space that combines the enclosed feeling of a sunroom but with the natural light from above. Strategically placed glass roof panels let in more light as well as helping to keep the adjoining rooms as bright as possible. Because we design and build exactly to your needs, we can create the ideal addition to your home.

All our designs are bespoke – homes are like the people in them: no two the same

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Extra space that integrates seamlessly with your home.

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A more enclosed feeling while still flooding the room with natural light.

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Timber finishes

Mr & Mrs Lee’s Sliding Sash Windows

Easy on the eye, smooth to the touch, considered to the last inch

Two years ago, Mr and Mrs Lee moved into a cold and draughty house in major need of renovation.

We design our windows to be looked at, as well as through. There’s nothing like the natural beauty of Royal Oak, Natural Ash, American Cherry or Far Eastern hardwood to set off a room.

Replacing all of their windows with modern PVCu Sliding Sash designs was the ideal solution – retaining heat and preventing any cold and unwanted outside air from creeping in.

They feel sensational too; run your fingers across the surround and you’ll notice the timber is more than just smooth. Every inch is hand finished by our professional decorators in wax, varnish, stain or paint, so that the natural beauty and integrity of the wood is maximised, and brings your room even more to life.

Thrilled with the results, the family can now enjoy a warm, cosy home thanks to the superior modern insulation provided by Lorimer Sliding Sash windows. What a contrast to the troublesome draughts and puddles under those old windows last winter. Now, Mrs Lee can enjoy the view in comfort from the chair by her first floor feature bay window, looking out over the rolling hills and beyond.

Remember, only CR Smith offers American hardwood sills on every window. Because beauty should always have substance and permanence beyond the first glance.

NATURAL ASH

Replacing all of their windows with modern PVCu Lorimer Sliding Sash designs was the ideal solution.

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FAR EASTERN HARDWOOD PAINTED WHITE

AMERICAN CHERRY

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Mr & Mrs Walker’s Gable Front Tiled Sunroom The Walkers had been thinking about extending their home for years. They wanted more space, and wanted it to flow seamlessly from the existing reception room. A sunroom was just the solution. The area they’ve gained is incredible – the room has doubled in size. Add to that the full-length vistas of the garden, and it’s clear the Walkers have designed the perfect place to relax, dine, entertain, and enjoy life. The new tiled sunroom has truly enhanced their lives – picture breakfast as the sun floods through

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Rock solid Mr & Mrs Colquhoun’s Gable Front Tiled Sunroom those windows each morning. The neighbours are certainly envious of that stylish gable design with double-height windows and French doors.

Aberdeen’s period granite architecture has a very particular look – not the easiest to match. “Aberdeen is known as the ‘Granite City’ and I am convinced it will still be here in the next 500 years due to the strength of the granite. I wanted to build a sunroom that also exuded this ideal,” were Mr Colquhoun’s words.

The sunroom has made a massive difference. We spend a lot more time in here now, it’s a great place for peace and quiet.

Our free 3D design service was well up to the challenge and pretty soon we had come up with the

A room that speaks volumes

Aberdeen

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ideal extension to complement the house and its unique granite features. This tiled sunroom does the job perfectly with its Gable Front and dwarf wall. After the sunroom, there was no stopping Mr & Mrs Colquhoun – they went on to replace all their windows with Lorimer Sliding Sashes.

The ideal extension to complement the house and its unique granite features.

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Unique request Unique result Mr & Mrs Solley’s Anthracite Grey Orangerie “I didn’t want a conventional conservatory or sunroom. No, that wouldn’t have been us at all,” said Mrs Solley. “We wanted an extension to our existing living space that would be unique and stylish.”

We were more than happy to help. At CR Smith, we always create rooms that meet our customers’ needs. We talked through the options and helped the Solleys choose from our range of sunrooms, orangeries and conservatories. They had considered a sunroom, since it offered a more solid extension to their home, but felt that it would miss the airy feel and additional light that a glass roof would offer.

Thrilled with the attention to detail and perfect finishing, all the Solleys really had to do was walk in, sit back and enjoy. The result was a room they could share, whether it was over breakfast on beautiful winter mornings or with a chilled glass of wine on a warm summer evening. “This is our own personal little bit of heaven,” said Mrs Solley.

After a consultation with our designer, the perfect solution seemed to be an orangerie with a difference that would offer the best of both worlds: the large glass sides and open aspect of a conservatory with the more structured design of an orangerie roof. And with a wide range of colours to choose from, they found the exact shade they were looking for – a classy anthracite grey that really stands out.

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We can enjoy the best of both worlds with our orangerie design.

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Our first conversation with Mrs Solley revealed that something personal was required: a room that would seamlessly add an extra something special to her home, where she and Mr Solley could relax together.

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Bearsden

Compliments all round Mr & Mrs Angus’ Casement Windows When Mr and Mrs Angus decided to replace the windows in their 1930s Bearsden residence, they wanted new windows that complemented the original look and feel of their home. Although more than ready to change their 80 year old steel Crittal windows, they were passionate about retaining their style. “We love our home, and everything about it – well, other than the draughts from the old windows. From the start, CR Smith took great care to listen to our ideas and even greater attention to detail in matching the number and spacing of the ornate astragals exactly, so we kept the character of our home intact.” Of course there’s more to these beautiful windows than just elegant, sympathetic design. “Our new windows are so efficient we had to adjust our heating straight away!” said Mr Angus. “We were very aware that our old windows were draughty and cold, but even so, I was surprised – and delighted – at how much warmer our house became.” Mr and Mrs Angus were also quick to point out the slim appearance of the windows and beautiful solid oak window sills and finishes.

I was surprised – and delighted – at how much warmer our house became.

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Mrs Angus commented: “At first we thought of painting our sills white, as they had been white before, but we are so glad we opted for solid oak. It turned out to be another lovely touch that adds to the comfortable feel of the house. Our whole family approves, and we think the original architects would too!”

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Design Choice

Lorimer Casement Window

Lorimer Reversible Window

We firmly believe that great looking rooms start with great looking windows. That’s why our Lorimer Casement window has been designed with a beautifully contoured profile both inside and out, so you want to look at your windows as well as through them.

With a beautifully simple mechanism, this fully reversible window reverses outwards, swinging through 180˚ outwith the room, meaning it won’t get in the way of blinds, curtains or ornaments that are on the window sill. It is also commonly used in a bathroom or kitchen setting to ensure taps are not obstructed.

With its slim lines and shapely appearance, the Casement window is our most popular and versatile style. The technical make-up of the Lorimer profile means it’s the narrowest window available – a clear difference which lets in more light. Careful design, in particular the positioning of openers, means that the Casement window can suit any style of property, modern or traditional.

The Lorimer Reversible window is often used upstairs to complement Casement windows downstairs, or in flatted properties. The design of the window has a matching sculpted glazing bead on the sash to the Casement window.

For a really unique appearance, each window can be designed with equal sightlines, to give a symmetrical appearance both inside and out, whether the window has an opening sash, a fixed pane or a combination of both. And with additional features such as ornate astragals and stained glass, they can be truly personalised to enhance the look of your home.

To further complement other windows in the rest of your property, the Reversible can be styled with transom bars, ornate astragals or leaded glass in a matching design. In addition to our anti-slam hinges, which means the window stays fixed in an open position, the Lorimer Reversible window also has a built in restrictor so it can be secured in multiple positions. As you’d expect from Lorimer, our Reversible window also includes a multi-point bi-directional locking mechanism.

The Lorimer Casement window features a multi-point locking system as well as locking handles, providing maximum security and peace of mind.

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Leuchars

Bridge of Weir

Summer lovin’ Mr & Mrs Henderson’s Edwardian Conservatory

Even if it’s not warm enough to sit outside, you can still sit and enjoy the daylight.

Tired of all the wet summers, the Hendersons decided it was time to design a bright new space to enjoy the daylight in their home. The Smartglass roof has been designed to fill the room with sunlight – and with all that light flooding in, it really brightens up the connecting rooms too. Back in the Hendersons’ conservatory, you could almost forget you’re sitting indoors, looking up at that blue sky. Even their dwarf walls are customised to give the best views of the garden. And of course, they’re ideal for a glass of something sparkling, or the perfect window seat to relax with your favourite book. What better way to enjoy the sunset, where it’s still nice and warm. Mr Henderson said, “For us, it extends the summer.”

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With quality design features like traditional astragals, it’s also an extremely stylish addition to their home. The self-cleaning Smartglass roof is a particular highlight. It’s such an effective suntrap that warm air now circulates through the entire house.

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Mr & Mrs Newlands’ Edwardian Conservatory

It’s a space that will put smiles on faces all year round. When Mr and Mrs Newlands bought their home in Bridge of Weir, they fell in love with the picturesque views. Adding a CR Smith conservatory meant they could enjoy the beautiful setting even more, as well as getting the best out of their garden.

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What’s more, it also filters sunlight to help protect furniture from any damaging UV rays. The couple now have a fantastic space for both relaxing and entertaining, regularly having friends over. With those staggered-height windows framing stunning views, it’s a space that will put smiles on faces all year round. And their friends don’t just pay them compliments, they keep asking when they’ll get their next invitation.

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Class room

Happy families Mr & Mrs Easson’s Edwardian Conservatory

to ensure that it perfectly complemented their home. To that end, our craftsmen adapted their existing extension, including re-slating the roof, for a seamless transition between old and new.

When the Eassons chose their beautiful Edwardian conservatory, it was important the project was completed on time – ready for their daughter’s wedding. They had already invited 24 guests to a garden party celebration, and the conservatory was the central space for the bride and bridesmaids to prepare.

The Eassons were blown away by the service they received from CR Smith. A stunning custom-built Edwardian conservatory was delivered in plenty of time for the wedding and provided more than enough space for their celebration. What’s more, with a Smartglass roof, wooden floors and dropped glass front, it’s a design to make the Eassons happy ever after.

With concerns that a new conservatory could look out of place, the couple were delighted to work with our dedicated designer who customised their plans

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Mr & Mrs Lloyd’s Gable Front Conservatory “We never used this part of the garden before the conservatory,” Mrs Lloyd explained. And naturally, we were happy to help her make the dead space come alive. The house is a period Victorian property so careful consideration was given to a conservatory style that would be sympathetic to the building. After looking at some options, a Gable Front design was chosen, with some adaptions. Standard hoppers wouldn’t have suited the house, so the windows are full height and split into four with plant-on astragals to mimic the sash and case windows. The roof is Smartglass and the tiled floor adds to the overall character. “It’s peaceful and there are no distractions. I use it as a work space and our son used it to study for his Highers.” With two As and two Bs his results were as good as the conservatory.

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It’s peaceful and there are no distractions. I use it as a work space and our son used it to study for his Highers.

The conservatory was the central space for the bride and bridesmaids to prepare.

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Design Choice

The perfect complement From food to fashion to the look of our homes, we all have different tastes and styles. It’s what makes things interesting.

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ith over 40 years’ experience, CR Smith are experts in matching our customers’ personal tastes. We know that a 1930s bungalow, a Georgian townhouse, and a Tudor-inspired new build are all very different and just like people, every property has its own individual style and personality. That’s why we offer a diverse range of striking conservatories, sunrooms, and orangeries that will complement any home.

Choose timber or PVCu Your conservatory, sunroom or orangerie can be constructed in Lorimer PVCu or timber. Lorimer PVCu has the classic shape and styling of a timber conservatory, but requires less maintenance. CR Smith solid timber conservatories are ideal for period homes and conservation areas.

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VICTORIAN

GULLWING

Design Choice

EDWARDIAN

SUNLOUNGE

Our expert and friendly designers can guide you through the whole process. Whether your home is modern, traditional or even governed by Conservation Regulations, we will work with you and provide insights and advice. We are experts at matching specifications and exceeding expectations. GABLE FRONT

Conservatory styles Victorian

Gullwing

The principal feature of the Victorian is its multi-faceted front which gives a majestic curve. With its wide angles, the three-bell shape will give the most pronounced profile, while the five-bell model has a subtly rounded bay front with five main windows and is ideal for doors leading into your garden. Probably the best design for more traditional homes.

A new twist on an old style, the Gullwing integrates the large floor area of the Sunlounge with the elegance of the Victorian roof – great for more individuality. Note the Gullwing’s unique corner detail, where the corners facing away from the house are angled. Alternatively, a Half-Gullwing has just one shaped corner, suitable if your home has a high wall alongside it.

Edwardian

Sunlounge

The Edwardian design is typified by a square or rectangular shape, straight lines with a flat front and apex roof. Like the Sunlounge, the Edwardian maximises floor space internally and offers an intricate roof style. For bungalows and other height-restricted situations, a hipped-back roof with box gutter looks fantastic.

The most versatile style, a Sunlounge can be installed just about anywhere. Also known as a Garden Room or Lean-To, it is a refreshingly understated design with a single sloped roof. It is the perfect style for bi-fold doors so you can dramatically open up your home to your garden.

Gable Front

Bespoke Design

The Gable Front design is based on a square or rectangular shape with straight lines and a roof where each side rises to the centre. The front rises to an apex and the ridge at the apex runs to the wall of the house. We can also align the pitch of the conservatory with the gable of your house and further customise the front with leading, Georgian bars or a stained glass design.

If you have a very individualistic property or a particular vision of what you want your new conservatory, sunroom or orangerie to look like, it makes sense to add a personal design. Our custom designed conservatories offer the ultimate in flexibility and choice. Together, we can create a very special and most of all, very you, space.

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Mrs Arton’s Casement Windows Mrs Arton lives in a charming house packed with period features. However, one feature she wasn’t so keen on was the draught coming through the old sash and case windows. CR Smith had built Mrs Arton’s conservatory, which she was delighted with, so we were the first people to call for windows. Mrs Arton settled on Casement windows with

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astragals at the top so they would match the existing sash and case style. As you can see from the picture, they fit the period building perfectly. Only now of course they have Next Generation Lorimer technology, so no more uncomfortable draughts. “It’s a real novelty to be able to open the windows now – so many are painted shut in the rest of the house,” added Mrs Arton.

“After 20 years I finally got round to renewing the harling on the front of the house,” Mrs Robertson told us, “well, one thing led to another and I wanted a complete face lift – not for me, for my home!” A couple of friends recommended CR Smith, so Mrs Robertson gave us a call. Her old windows were double glazed silver aluminium and way past their best. Mrs Robertson chose American light oak windows. Upstairs, the bedroom windows were changed to include egress hinges for fire evacuation and cleaning as demanded by Scottish Building Regulations. “I wanted window styles that were exactly right for my home and easy to

maintain,” said Mrs Roberston. “I suppose I could have done it cheaper but why pay less and get it wrong? And CR Smith gave me a really good Flexible-Fit™ deal – I was flexible about my installation dates and they were super flexible about the price!”

I was flexible about my installation dates and CR Smith were super flexible about price.

Window colours Colour your world CR Smith offers a wide spectrum of PVCu window and door colours to suit your home, style and décor. In addition to White PVCu, you can have Lorimer windows and doors

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At home in a period home

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finished in Rosewood or American light oak woodgrain PVCu. The choice is yours.

light in your room, you can choose white PVCu instead for a crisp, bright appearance.

The window or door frames can have a matching woodgrain finish on the inside or, if you want to make even more of the available

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gives it depth, colour and texture; it also delivers a woodgrain finish that looks and feels like real wood.

The contoured shape of our Lorimer window, combined with the woodgrain Renolit foil,

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Design Choice

Lorimer Sliding Sash Window Lorimer PVCu Sliding Sash windows are like no other; unmistakable in their design, look and build. They will totally transform a room, inspire its décor and furnishings and make a statement about you and your home. The Lorimer Sliding Sash window has been designed to mimic the slim, contoured appearance of a traditional timber sash and case style. It is ideally suited to traditional properties where it is important to retain the character and style of the building, while still enjoying the benefits of modern manufacturing. They can be fitted to blend with existing wood panelling, to provide a seamless internal finish. Our features include a goal-post frame with authentic deep bottom rail and traditional ironmongery including a crescent lock, sash pulls and bell finger slides. This, along with decorative horns and ornate astragals, means it easily replicates the features of a timber sash and case window but with minimal maintenance. Finally for enhanced security, interlocking draft-proofed strips are fitted between the two sashes which prevents jemmying and also provides improved weather performance.

Lorimer Tilt & Turn Window An ingenious design that offers total flexibility, Lorimer Tilt & Turn windows look good in both modern and traditional properties. They will add character and bring any room in your home to life. The Lorimer Tilt & Turn window can be opened in two different ways, tilting inwards for ventilation or, at the turn of a handle, open wide for lots of fresh air. Tilt & Turn windows are a popular choice in flats and as an alternative to sash and case windows when a new style of window is permitted.

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The Lorimer Tilt & Turn profile has the unique, shapely characteristics of Lorimer and complements the Casement window perfectly. It can be styled further with features such as leaded or stained glass. The ‘wrap around’ multipoint mushroom-headed locking mechanism provides maximum security as well as good looks. There is also a matching Tilt & Turn handle, providing a more substantial and appropriate opening handle for this window.

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What makes Lorimer, Lorimer? The Lorimer range of Windows, Doors & Conservatories

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orimer is more than just a name. It’s a complete way of doing things, from the first appointment, to the day the CR Smith van drives away leaving you with beautiful new windows, doors, a conservatory or a sunroom to the end of your 10 year guarantee and beyond.

Our highest ever energy efficiency

Ultimate Quality

Lorimer exceeds recommended Scottish Building Regulations and has an Energy Rating of ‘A’ as standard. They are available in every style and colour, including Casement, Tilt & Turn, Reversible and Sliding Sash, and used as standard in all CR Smith conservatories and sunrooms.

Enhanced security Lorimer windows and doors, conservatories and sunrooms are reinforced with aluminium and steel to provide strong structural strength. They are as secure as they are stylish, featuring multi-point locks to dissuade even the most unwelcome of visitors.

Lorimer Complete in all our Conservatories All CR Smith conservatories are Lorimer Complete, which means we take care of everything, from flooring to ceiling, power to painting. This includes a Smartglass™ self-cleaning roof, our Climate Control heating and cooling system as well as opening windows throughout. The only thing you have to do is move in.

Lorimer is our pledge to give you the very best in style, quality and service – all the things that matter to make sure you get the very best for your home. And, of course Lorimer is built into everything we make. Put it all together with the CR Smith Total Service Promise™ and Lorimer is what makes our windows, doors, conservatories and sunrooms the best value your money can buy. The Lorimer range has been developed to be uncompromising in every aspect of its performance, while maintaining a unique and attractive appearance. It is the market leader in terms of design, functionality, security and thermal performance.

We bring Lorimer excellence to everything we do

Unique shaped windows with ultra slim frames We give you the best advice on styles and designs so you get windows, doors or a conservatory that are exactly right for your home. All built at our manufacturing plant in Scotland, the ultra-slim frames of Lorimer are designed to let in more light.

American hardwood sills With our American hardwood sills and surrounds, Lorimer will bring your room or new extension to life. We’ll oversee every last detail to make sure your home gets the high quality craftsmanship it deserves, right down to hand finishing the sills in your choice of wax, vanish or paint.

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Installation to Lorimer Fit™ standard

The Lorimer guarantee

Every window and door, conservatory and sunroom is fully surveyed by our own measurement surveyors to ensure a perfect fit. They are fully trained in the latest building regulations, to which CR Smith will always comply. A dedicated project manager oversees every project, from initial design to completed installation. CR Smith employs its own joiners and builders, then trains them to be even better.

Lorimer excellence continues well beyond the installation. The CR Smith Total Service Promise™ is our commitment to provide a 24-hour call out service, 365 days a year. No one can match this. And with a 10 year, fully transferable Product and Installation Guarantee, choosing Lorimer will give you complete peace of mind for years to come.

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Carnoustie

Mr & Mrs Deans’ Sunlounge with Bi-Fold Doors

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Just open wide and say “ah!”

Open sesame “Our friends have had windows from CR Smith so we knew they had a good reputation. When the designer came round he could visualise exactly what I had in mind.”

But you should have seen this new space come to life last Christmas. They just pushed back their sofas, invited in a three-piece band, and even had room for a dance floor. It’s really opened up the downstairs living space so the whole family can make the most of their home.

The Deans chose a Sunlounge with floor to ceiling windows. The white exterior and slate tiles on the floor contrast beautifully with the old stone house. But the real pièce de résistence are the supersized bi-fold doors that span the full length of the conservatory, cleverly combining the inside space with the outside patio.

And it’s not just special occasions it caters for; their pet dog loves the French doors – they have become her favourite spot for sitting and watching the birds and the world pass by. Mrs Buckley is so pleased with the new extension, she doesn’t know how they ever managed without it.

Just open wide and say “Ah!”

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Mr & Mrs Buckley’s Tiled Sunroom The Buckleys are a family who love to entertain. So when they decided to build an extension to their home, they were looking for a room that could adapt to lots of different uses. Sure, it’s set up now with sofas and TV as a comfy family room.

The Deans’ home was built in the 1920s and they wanted a conservatory that would be both modern, but also suit their stone-built house.

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It’s really opened up the downstairs living space so the whole family can make the most of their home.

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Quiet

Living Solutions

Dunfermline

Elegant wall mounted unit with “Silent” mode

Climate Control – getting the atmosphere just right Imagine being able to heat, cool or dehumidify the air – all at the touch of a button. With our Climate Control system, you can. No more putting up with being too hot or cold in your conservatory: just make the most of it right through the year. Whether it’s feeling cosy on a winter’s night or reading a book under summer skies, in a matter of minutes you can be enjoying your ideal environment.

Easy Installed in less than a day

Fast Heats or cools your conservatory in minutes

This smart bit of kit is even ‘A+++’ energy rated, so it’s much cheaper to run than an electric heater, radiator or air conditioning unit. It even comes in a choice of colours to blend in with your current décor. No matter who fitted your conservatory, Climate Control is easy to install, so everyone can enjoy its benefits. And of course, it’s included in all Lorimer conservatories as standard.

A great all-rounder Goodbye dull Polycarbonate – Hello Smartglass T

he rain is drumming down and there’s just a little sky visible through that one panel that’s not coated in moss. Greenhouse by summer, walk-in freezer come winter… it’s time for a smarter conservatory roof. It’s no wonder so many people are opting to lose old, sub-standard roofing in favour of our revolutionary Smartglass.

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Twice the insulation, half the noise Not only is Smartglass self-cleaning, it also comes with a host of impressive features. In winter, Smartglass keeps you warm by retaining heat twice as well as standard glazing, while a subtly tinted coating reflects heat and glare to keep the place cool and comfortable in summer – as well as providing some protection to furniture. As for those rainy days, two panes of toughened glass really turn down the volume, offering twice the soundproofing of standard polycarbonate. Smartglass is fitted as standard with any Lorimer conservatory, and we can upgrade an existing conservatory to Smartglass too, no matter who fitted it. So, come rain or shine, you can enjoy your conservatory any time of the year.

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Mr & Mrs Finlayson’s Gable Front Conservatory “I’d always fancied a conservatory,” Mrs Finlayson told us and we soon found out why. She really wanted a room that could be used all year round and would be a quiet haven to relax in. So CR Smith came up with a plan that would suit her perfectly. Climate Control means that the family can use their new big, bright, beautiful space all year round. The floor level is lower than the rest of the house, making it feel a little more separate and peaceful. Plus they’ve even made it a TV free zone. “It’s a grown-up room,” joked Mrs Finlayson, “and if the children come in, they come in to talk, not watch the box.”

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Climate control means the family can use their new big, bright, beautiful space all year round.

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HOMEMAKER

Juniper Green

From CR Smith

SUNLOUNGE CONSERVATORY*

£221

Only 8.4% APR Representative

per month* over 180 months Market leader The CR Smith Homemaker package is a genuine low-cost alternative to the traditional bank loan or building society top up. Our APR is from 8.4% and one of the most competitive payment options available. Flexible payment options With Homemaker, you can pay additional lump sums or increase your monthly repayments to reduce the outstanding balance and shorten the period of your loan at any time.

GABLE FRONT CONSERVATORY†

£269

Only 8.4% APR Representative

Room to grow Mr & Mrs Calder’s Gable Front Conservatory

per month† over 180 months Fast & easy to apply We make the arrangements for payment of your Lorimer conservatory or sunroom from the comfort of your home. No need to trawl the market, we’ve already done it for you.

8.4% APR REPRESENTATIVE

CLIMATE CONTROL & SMARTGLASS ROOF

FULLY FITTED – READY TO MOVE IN

Conservatory specification: All builder work for a flat site, top opener over fixed pane white Lorimer PVCu windows, double doors, Smartglass roof glazing, climate control system, tiled floor, electrics pack, painted walls and varnished sills. †Pay a survey and building warrant fee of £1035 then borrow £27,523. Equal monthly repayments of £268.80, total amount repayable £48,384.00. 8.4% APR representative including a document fee of £135. *Pay a survey and building warrant fee of £875 then borrow £22,605. Equal monthly repayments of £221.01, total amount repayable £39,781.80. 8.4% APR representative including a document fee of £135. Licensed credit brokers. Credit subject to status.

When your family is growing you need a home that grows too. The Calders weren’t interested in moving, but were very interested in having more space. A visit to their neighbours clinched it. Mrs Calder told us, “They had a CR Smith conservatory and it was just perfect.” The Calders live in a conservation area so it was absolutely vital that the conservatory matched the look of the house, hence the Gable Front design. Storage and the best use of space were the two main design principles. As you can see, the firewall is a perfect location for all those toy boxes, and the sill and small windows along the full length make a nice feature.

When your family is growing you need a home that grows too.

“While it’s a play area now, the plan is that we’ll turn it into a den for when the kids grow up.”

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Corstorphine

HOMEMAKER From CR Smith

£78

Nothing to pay for 12 months then:

per month* over 36 months Market leader The CR Smith Homemaker package is a genuine low-cost alternative to the traditional bank loan or building society top up. Our APR of 8.9% representative is one of the most competitive payment options available. Flexible payment options With Homemaker, you can pay additional lump sums or increase your monthly repayments to reduce the outstanding balance and shorten the period of your loan at any time.

6 TILT & TURN WINDOWS

£133

Nothing to pay for 12 months then:

per month† over 48 months Fast & easy to apply We make the arrangements for payment of your Lorimer windows or doors from the comfort of your home. No need to trawl the market, we’ve already done it for you.

BUY NOW PAY LATER

NOTHING TO PAY FOR 12 MONTHS

FLEXIBLE REPAYMENT PERIOD 8.9% APR

Windows specification: based on white casement and tilt and turn PVCu Lorimer windows with a Standard Royal Oak internal timber finish. Window sizes 1800 x 1200 and 1200 x 1200, written details on request. *Borrow £2,269 then choose to settle after 12 months for £2,269 or spread the cost over 36 equal payments of £77.51. Interest rate 8.9% fixed. Total amount payable £2,790.36. Representative APR 8.9%. †Borrow £4,969 then choose to settle after 12 months for £4,969 or spread the cost over 48 equal payments of £132.58. Interest rate 8.9% fixed. Total amount payable £6,363.84. Representative APR 8.9%. CR Smith Glaziers (Dunfermline) Limited is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority. The credit advertised is provided by one credit provider with whom we have a commercial relationship. CR Smith, Gardeners Street, Dunfermline, KY12 0RN.

3 CASEMENT WINDOWS

The CR Smith Homemaker package meant we could get started straight away.

Period piece Mr & Mrs Gardiner’s Casement Windows and French Doors Old homes can be brilliant, except for one thing – they do need lots of TLC. So how do you bring a fabulous period property into the 21st century and still keep its original character? As Mr Gardiner explained, “The windows were the original timber windows and while the style was lovely, they were past their best. But we just didn’t know whether the old timber windows could be replicated in PVCu.” After a chat with CR Smith and a good look at the shapely Lorimer contours, the Gardiners were convinced.

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The new white PVCu frames have equal sightlines and ornate astragals to match the original timber design. “When you’re renovating a whole house like this, it can become a total money pit,” said Mr Gardiner. “We wanted to start with the windows and the CR Smith Homemaker package meant we could straight away. So much so that we also fitted French doors into the garden. It’s great for our 18 month old son – he can come and go as he pleases.” That’s him there in the picture, admiring the handiwork.

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Design Service

FROM 3D DESIGN...

Picture it in 3D 3D Design Service – free with CR Smith Every home is special and so is every CR Smith conservatory. Our unique design process has been developed to ensure that your conservatory, orangerie or sunroom is exactly right for you and your home.

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orking with our designers, we will listen to exactly what you want from your conservatory, and what you want to do in it. You can experiment freely with concepts and ideas and see them develop right through to the finished product, including furniture and a garden, so we can ensure it’s exactly right.

...TO FINISHED CONSERVATORY

We can show you your conservatory from various angles so you can see how it would look on your home and, at the same time, suggest other styles and designs for you to consider, so it really is about flexibility and choice. See your home with an Edwardian or a Victorian, a Sunlounge or Tiled Sunroom. Our free 3D Design Service will help you visualise your dream solution.

Professional 3D design The CR Smith design team makes the whole process simple – and it’s free. First we simply measure up the site and take some reference photographs. Then we use the most up-to-date computer software to accurately depict your future conservatory. Combining the professional skills and experience of our designers with this state-of-theart software is the best formula to make your dream conservatory or sunroom a reality.

Other design options the customer explored with us VICTORIAN LINK

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TBD

Bridge of Weir

It’s very windy here and we wanted to enjoy the garden.

Mr & Mrs Goldman’s Gable Front Conservatory

The unseasonal sunroom Mr & Mrs Mason’s Gable Front Tiled Sunroom Winter, spring, summer, autumn – for the Masons it makes no difference. “We can use our sunroom all year round,” Mrs Mason exclaimed, “it’s the perfect combination of a cosy extension and a light, bright sunroom.”

The four seasons The Goldmans have a beautiful, open garden that they love. But there was one problem – the weather. A conservatory was exactly the solution they were looking for. CR Smith helped them to design a great place to eat and drink all year round, sheltered from all the Bridge of Weir weather has to throw at them.

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Opting for resilient PVCu Lorimer frames to survive the elements and a gable design to match the traditional elegance of their home, the new room is admired by all the neighbours. And now, come rain or shine, the Goldmans can enjoy the garden – what’s more, when the whole family gets together they’ve got the perfect setting to dine in style.

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And it’s not just the temperature that’s well regulated. Mr Mason explained, “The reason we went with CR Smith is because of their approach to building regulations. It really gave us peace of mind to know that the job was being done properly.” The Masons also chose CR Smith for their windows – not only did we help them find exactly the right style for their home, we also suggested a glazing design to make them stand out from the rest of the street.

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Bonhill

It’s good to be a bit different sometimes!

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Choice is the key

Lorimer PVCu Get choosy, with windows to match The unique contoured frame of the Lorimer PVCu door beautifully matches the detail of the Lorimer window range. Available in White, Rosewood and American Light Oak woodgrain, all of which are available internally in either white or matching finish, the Lorimer range includes single, French, patio and bi-fold doors.

At CR Smith you’ll always find a huge choice of PVCu doors. All are bespoke and available in a range of styles and finishes to suit any home. With multi-point locks for maximum security, they are also manufactured to provide the equivalent of an ‘A’ energy rating.

Single doors

French doors

A first impression

Vive la difference

A door is the first impression someone has of your home – and it says a lot about you, like an immediate introduction. Whether front or back, utility or garage, a Lorimer single door can be solid, fully or partially glazed to complement any home.

A feature in themselves, French doors also bring in the light and give a great view of the garden. While many people use them to great advantage at the back of the house, as a front entrance French doors can brighten up the darkest hall and create an individualistic first impression for your home.

Maintain your privacy with a solid door, transform a dark hallway with a full glass door or select a partially glazed door to enjoy the best of both.

Changing an existing window to French doors can genuinely transform the whole ambience of a room and encourage you to sit, relax and admire your garden from the comfort of inside.

Bi-fold doors Let the views unfold before you

Patio doors

What better way to transform your home and the way you live than with stunning bi-folding doors. Imagine just sitting back and enjoying the panoramic views and fresh open space.

Transform inside to out and back again A patio is like a halfway house between your garden and your home, and a patio door makes it all more accessible. Closed, your patio door is one big picture window looking out to your decking and garden. Then, with an easy push of the handle, it becomes an introduction to your outside world. Open or shut, a patio door takes up little or no room yet lets you create and control space at the same time.

This contemporary style creates a glass facade providing a light airy feel in any room, even when closed. When opened, the doors completely retract and create an un-obstructed living space that will totally change your home and revolutionise the way you live.

Design Choice 1. Cornwall 1 3. Georgian 1 5. Georgian 3 7. Victorian S1 9. Jacobean 1

2. Devon Neptune 4. Back Door 6. Windsor 2 8. Warwick S1  10. Edwardian Solid

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I F YO U ’ R E FL EX IBL E, W E’L L B E N D OV ER B ACKWAR DS TO G I V E YO U A B ETTER PR ICE .

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The smart way to save money

Flexible-Fit™ is the smart way to save money. How does it work? It’s simple. Every month CR Smith is working in thousands of homes all over Scotland. If fitting spaces aren’t filled they’re wasted. So if you can be flexible about survey and installation dates you help us keep our workforce fully effective and save us money by avoiding downtime.

That’s money we’re only too pleased to pass back to you in savings. It means our business is more streamlined, and you get the best possible windows, doors and conservatories at the best possible price. With Flexible-Fit™, it’s win-win for everyone.

CR Smith would like to thank all the customers who kindly allowed us to photograph and print pictures of their homes. CR Smith reserves the right to improve and amend the products in this publication, without prior notice. © Copyright CR Smith 05/14. CR Smith, Gardeners Street, Dunfermline, KY12 0RN. Registered in Scotland No. SC51530.


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