Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2021


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Although 2020 has not been the best year on record, due to the Covid-19 pandemic, we still can’t believe how quickly 2020 arrived and has nearly gone in a blink of an eye. It seems like only yesterday that we were sitting here writing last months Christmas blog article.

Managing To Get Through The Year

Like many businesses, getting through this year during a pandemic has been tough. But, despite being closed for 3 months and only being able to return on a part-time basis to start with, we managed to get through it.

We would like to thank all our wonderful customers for understanding the strain on our business and the situation we’ve been in with demand and supply chain issues – we really appreciate all your support!

We also know not all businesses have been as fortunate as we have been, with closures and people losing their jobs. We hope that things return to normal soon so that people can find their feet again and our hearts go out to all those affected in any way this year by Covid-19.

Our Latest Ranges

This year, we have added The Period Door Collection to our product range. If you would like to see this range in the flesh, we have the Victorian in our showroom with its beautiful coloured glass. So, make sure you pop in to pay us a visit!

We have also been delving more and more into the world of coloured PVC. With so much choice, it’s no wonder it’s an attractive option to give your property the edge.

Our 2020 Charity Of Choice

This year our charity donation is to Motor Neurone Disease Association who work to improve care and support for people with MND and their families.

Win A £75 Marks & Spencer Voucher

We have a competition running to win a £75 Marks & Spencer voucher. To stand a chance of winning, simply post a review for us on either Google or FreeIndex during December and you will be entered into the prize draw. Post on both for a double entry!

You can leave your reviews via the following links: 

Christmas 2020 Opening Times

We would like all our customers to know that we will be closing the Cosyhomes Windows office from Wednesday 23rd December at 3pm and reopening on Monday 4th January at 7:30am.

A Big Thanks From Us To You

Finally, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers, suppliers and partners and wish everyone a happy and healthier 2021! We look forward to working with you all in the New Year!

What’s Going On This Christmas In Surrey?


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New COVID restrictions do not mean Christmas is cancelled this year in Surrey!

Although Christmas may be a little different this year, that does not mean you will miss out on some traditional Christmas cheer. We are here to tell you what’s on this Christmas in Surrey.

Here is what you need to know about local events with Christmas fun and loads of family activities for 2020.

Dorking Town Christmas Market

Head to Dorking Town Centre for its Christmas Market on 21st and 22nd of November, from 11 am to 4 pm!

Enjoy the beautiful Christmas decorations on High Street as you shop for Christmas gifts! Check out the stalls selling everything from homeware to vintage jewellery. Do not forget to enjoy some cakes and pastries as well!

Snowfari At Painshill

Check out the snowfari at Painshill for some family fun. The landscape is decorated like a Christmas wonderland.

Explore the four different Christmas realms. Spot some Christmas trees, gingerbread men, and some beautiful animal statues. Hopefully, a fresh snowfall will make the journey even more magical.

The event runs from 21st November to 3rd January.

Photo Days At British Wildlife Centre

Visit the British Wildlife Centre for its photo days. The wildlife centre closes and you receive special access to different enclosures.

Photo days are available from December until February and give you close access to animals without the crowds! Grab great shots of foxes, squirrels, wild cats, mink and weasels!

Denbie’s Santa Express

Enjoy a ride through a Denbie’s vineyard guided by Santa. The trip lasts about 45 minutes and you can expect your very own ticket included in the price.

Expect a gift from Santa’s elves at the end of your journey. Remember to book early!

The rides are available on weekends until the 24th December.

Glow 2020 At RHS Gardens

Take a walk through a garden to see a spectacular lights show from 21st November to 4th January. The gardens will be decorated with beautiful lights to highlight their best features.

Enjoy the new light shows set to festive tunes while you wander the gardens and gaze at some spectacular views. The event takes place both inside and outside the Glasshouse!

Remember that pre-booking is essential!

Beaverbrook Ice Skating Rink

From 1st December, you can enjoy the Beaverbrook ice skating rink! Enjoy some lovely Christmas music and warm treats in a beautiful landscape and luxury hotel.

The rink is available to guests who are visiting Beaverbrook for an overnight stay, a delicious meal, or a spa day.

Llamas At The Merry Harriers Country Inn

Visit the Merry Harriers Country Inn to take the llamas for a lovely winter hike. Take the llamas for a trek through the Surrey Hills this Christmas.

Wake up early to meet the gentle creatures and guide them through the hills. The trek includes an idyllic lunch at a historic country pub.

Enjoy Your Christmas In Surrey

This Christmas in Surrey is here to stay, despite any new restrictions! Do not miss out on these wonderful events.

If you are looking to upgrade your home for Christmas this year, do not forget to check out our energy-efficient windows! Our windows are designed to keep the warmth in. Get in touch with us to upgrade your cosy home this year!

National Home Security Month 2020: Tips to Stay Protected


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In the first three months of 2020 alone, there were over 356,000 burglaries in England and Wales. In 70% of these burglaries, the offender entered the home through a door, and in 30%, they entered through a window. This underscores the need to make sure your home is secure and that your windows, doors, and other areas can withstand potential burglars. 

October is National Home Security Month so there’s no better time to make sure your home security is up to par! Each week of the month has a different focus on an area of your home and by the end of the 5 weeks, your home will be safe and secure from the inside out. 

Read on to learn more about National Home Security Month and how to keep your home safe. 

Week 1: Door Security

Week 1 focuses on door security. Did you know that 5% of home burglaries occur because a door was left unlocked? This week will give you all the information you need on appropriate locks and security solutions for your doors.

Week 2: Indoor Security

Week 2 is all about indoor security. Learn everything you need to know about where to hide your valuables, what types of indoor cameras are best, and how to secure your indoor spaces.  

Week 3: Alarm Systems & CCTV

Week 3 is all about alarm systems and CCTV to protect your home. Alarm systems are the biggest deterrents for burglars, so if you don’t have one, there’s no better time to install one. 

Week 4: Smart Home Security

If you take the plunge and install an alarm system, you’ll want one that you can monitor from anywhere. Smart home security gives you that ability. From smart locks, cameras, and alarms that can be viewed and operated from your smartphone from anywhere in the world, week 4 will cover all that you need to know to upgrade to smart home security. 

Week 5 (Bonus Week): Home Security Tips & Tricks

You get a bonus week to National Home Security Month this year. Week 5 will include home security tips and tricks for the longer, darker winter nights. 

Top Home Security Tips From Cosyhomes Windows

Cosyhomes Windows provide safe and secure windows and doors for your home. The PVCu windows are steel-reinforced, fully welded, and internally glazed. This reduces the risk of burglary as the glass can’t be removed outside of the building. 

Combine our secure windows with window sensors connected to an alarm system, window bars, and motion-sensor floodlights. 

When it comes to securing your doors, we offer doors that have many of the same security features of our windows. Multi-point locking systems, steel-reinforced, fully welded, and internally glazed doors are our speciality.

Choose a secure door and enhance the security with cameras, motion-sensor lights, and an alarm system connected to your exterior doors. 

Former burglars have indicated that CCTV systems and barking dogs are two of the biggest deterrents when they are looking for a home to burglarize. Our secure homes and doors combined with CCTV cameras and a barking dog (or a recording of a barking dog!) should make your home safe and sound. 

Don’t Wait For National Home Security Month

Don’t wait for National Home Security Month to make sure your home is secure. Perform a security audit now to see what you need to bolster your home’s security. Just the same, focus on keeping your home and your belongings burglar-free all year long, not just during one month a year. 

If you’re ready to upgrade your windows and doors, contact us today to learn more about what we can offer you. 

Certass Survey Results: Product Quality Most Important to Homeowners


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According to Certass’s most recent member survey, 96% of UK homeowners felt product quality was either extremely or very important. As you can infer, this means that almost all homeowners would rather pay more for top-notch products rather than save a few quid.

Are you interested in hearing more about the results of this survey? Then read on. We’ll discuss what Certass is and the other results of this member survey so you know what it means for you as a consumer.

What Is Certass?

Certass is a certification scheme or Competent Person Scheme (CPS) that’s UKAS-approved. This organisation checks both contractors and home improvement companies for competence.

How do they do this? Through set standards in the industry.

This certification scheme allows both contractors and companies to self-certify their work. This eliminates the inconvenience of either having to submit a building notice or using a local authority inspector for projects.

Members Survey

So you know that 96% of UK homeowners value product quality as the most important thing when it comes to home improvement services. But what else?

Well, apparently 94% felt finish of work was next important, and 91% felt courteousness was the third-most important factor.

What does the weight of these 3 factors mean? It means consumers are more than happy to turn from using large retailers and support smaller businesses instead.

The survey also indicated that window installers are starting to expand their services to better cater to their customers. 38% have taken on extension work and 34% have taken on roofing work.

This means that as time goes on, consumers will find more and more home improvement companies providing all-encompassing services. As a result, they won’t have to hop from contractor to contractor (or company to company). Instead, they can get all their home renovation needs taken care of by one entity, which will provide a world of difference in convenience for consumers.

Cosyhomes Windows Provides Quality Products

Chances are, you’re one of those British homeowners who’d rather pay a little more to get products that’ll withstand the tests of time.

Here at Cosyhomes Windows, we have always believed you get what you pay for so longevity and durability of a product is of utmost importance to us. Certainly, we may not offer the cheapest prices around when compared with other home improvement specialists but our work, reputation and product portfolio outstrips others.

In fact, we offer 10-year insurance-backed guarantee on PVCu and Aluminium windows, doors and conservatories, as well as a 10-year guarantee glass. That’s how much faith we have in not only our workmanship but also the quality of the products we offer you.

So the next time you do home renovations, keep Cosyhomes Windows in mind. We’re sure to have what you need, without you having to pay exorbitant prices.

Plus, our finish of work is fantastic and we’re always courteous! As far as the Certass member survey goes, we’ve hit the trifecta.

Need high-quality products for your home improvement project? Then get in touch with us now.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year 2020


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We can’t believe how quickly 2019 arrived and in a blink of an eye, has nearly gone. It seems like only yesterday that we were sitting here writing last months Christmas blog article.

2019 has been one of our best years yet, and in traditional style, we would like to take this time to review the highlights and wish our customers a very happy and healthy 2020.

Christmas 2019 Opening Times

First off, we would like all our customers to know that we will be closing the Cosyhomes Windows office from Tuesday 24th December and reopening on Friday 3rd January.

Welcome Emma To The Team

We are proud to announce that Emma joined the Cosyhomes Windows team in May of this year and hit the ground running, learning the Cosyhomes ropes! She has tons of administration experience, is local and has proven excellent with our customers.

As you can see below, Emma has been getting in the Christmas spirit recently, extending a warm festive welcome to all those that pop through our doors!

Passing With Flying Colours

We continue to be highly vetted members of Certass and the Thermal Rating Register (TRR), passing all our inspections with no quibbles.

We’re pleased to continue our outstanding track record this year with ratings and reviews – it’s 5 stars nearly all the way! Have you checked them out yet or better still, have you left us your review? If not, leave your review here.

Most Popular Product

One of our most popular products this year was the triple-track slider which overtook bi-folding doors.

The triple-track system offers a wider opening than your standard patio door. They can come with two or four sliding sashes which stack neatly behind each other. The end result is an open-house feel with much smaller frame size.

For more information on these doors, which could make a great addition to your home in 2020, give us a call on 020 8397 4040.

And, just to finish things off, our most unusual installation was a pool room enclosure in Stoke D’Abernon. We hope to undertake more jobs like this in 2020.

A Big Thanks From Us To You

Finally, we would like to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers, suppliers and partners and wish everyone a happy and prosperous 2020! We look forward to working with you all in the New Year!

Local Firework Displays You Must Visit This November


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Remember, remember! The fifth of November!

Bonfire Night 2019 is quickly approaching. The night itself may fall on a Tuesday.

That said, there will be plenty of fantastic firework displays all across Surrey starting as early as this month and running well past Bonefire Night, that you and your friends and family will be able to enjoy.

Here are a few of the best local firework displays you should check out before the fifth of November.

Newdigate Bonfire & Fireworks

When: Friday 25th October. Gates open 6 PM, bonfire lit at 6:30 PM, firework display 7:45 PM
Where: The Brocus, Surrey
Entry: £5 per adult £2 per child £10 per family

The Newdigate Bonfire and Fireworks Display will feature a funfair, delicious BBQ, and fun for the whole family. All profits from the event will go to support charities in the area.

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Ripley Bonfire 2019

When: Saturday 26th October. The lighting of the bonfire 7:30 PM, fireworks display 8 PM
Where: Ripley
Entry: Free

This event begins with the precession lead by the Bonfire Queen and will feature plenty of exciting events and tasty food stalls.

The Ripley Bonfire will also feature a bar that boasts a perfect view of the bonfire and the fireworks display.

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Kempton Park’s Magical Fireworks Spectacular

When: Saturday 2nd November. Gates open 5 PM, fireworks display 7 PM
Where: Kempton Park Racecourse, Surrey
Entry: £7.00 per adult in advance or £10 on the day, free for children 4-years of age or under

This annual display is called magical for a reason! Apart from the fireworks, this display will also feature fantastic live performers and a DJ.

For more information and to book, visit:

Epsom Fireworks Display 2019

When: Saturday 2nd November. Gate opens 5:30 PM, children’s fireworks display 6:30 PM, main fireworks display 7:30 PM
Where: Hook Heath Arena, Surrey
Entry: £8.00 in advance or £10.00 on the day, free for children under the age of five

The annual Epsom Fireworks Display is considered one of the best in the south of England. This year’s event features a special low-noise display at 6:30 PM, before the main display, that is perfect for younger children.

Many of the proceeds from this event go to support local charities.

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Chiddingfold Bonfire and Fireworks 2019

When: Saturday 2nd November. Bonfire lighting 7:15 PM, fireworks display 8 PM
Where: Chiddingfold
Entry: Free

One of the most historic firework displays in the area, the Chiddingfold Bonfire and Fireworks is a classic Bonfire Night celebration and guaranteed to be a good time for the whole family.

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Funfair and Fireworks Bonanza

When: Saturday 3rd November. Gate opens 5:00 PM, fireworks display 7:30 PM
Where: The Mytchett Community Centre, Surrey
Entry: £4 per adult, £2 per child, free for children under the age of five

There’s no better way to celebrate Bonfire Night than with a classic funfair and fireworks show. Tickets for this display are only available at the door.

For information and to book, visit:

Planning on Staying In?

If the crowds and loud-noises that come with a Bonfire Night celebration aren’t quite your scene, you can always stay home and watch the beautiful firework displays through your windows.

With so many displays going on this year, odds are you’ll be able to see quite a few!

Need some beautiful new windows to watch fireworks through? We’ve got you covered! Contact us for more information about our selection today!

National Security Month 2019


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Home security is a topic that many homeowners overlook, but they shouldn’t. With more than 1.4 million burglaries in the UK in 2018, it’s something that all homeowners should be taking more seriously.

National Home Security Month (NHSM)

This year, National Home Security Month (NHSM) will be holding its seventh annual event, raising awareness of home security issues.

The event, to be held throughout October, will offer homeowners tips, advice and information on how to keep their homes secure. It will span five weeks, each with a specific theme designed to raise awareness and help homeowners with practical, actionable support to keep their families safe.

Week 1: Myths & Misconceptions

NHSM kicks off in week one with a focus on myths and misconceptions associated with home security.

There’s a lot of misinformation out there that’s confusing homeowners and leading many of them to take unnecessary risks with their belongings and safety.

Data from the NHSM suggests that more than 28 per cent of adults in the UK don’t take any precautions to protect their property.

Week 2: Front Door Security

Week two is all about front door security. During this week, representatives from the NHSM will speak about how criminals use the front door as a means to breach home security.

It’s a sobering fact that more than one in twenty burglaries takes place because of an unlocked front door. The NHSM will provide recommendations on how to remember to lock your door and offer advice on security cameras to cover entry points.

Week 3: Outsmarting Techniques

Week three focuses on techniques that homeowners can use to outsmart today’s burglars. With a combination of deterrents, community and smart technology, savvy homeowners can usually repel even the most determined of burglars.

NHSM wants to enable people to get to the stage where they feel secure in their surroundings.

Week 4: New Digital Home Security

The fourth week will concentrate on the emergence of new digital home security technologies and how they’re helping to make people’s houses more secure.

The organisers will separate the gimmicks from the innovations that make a difference. Participants will learn about the power of smart doorbells and app-controlled locks and how these security features have come down in price considerably.

Week 5: Risk Of Winter Burglaries

Week five – the final week of National Home Security Month – will focus on the growing risks of burglaries as the days get shorter towards the winter.

Opportunistic burglars often take advantage of the nights drawing in to steal. The timing of the event, therefore, couldn’t be better. By the end of October, daylight saving will be well and truly in the rearview mirror and burglary season upon us.

Find Out More

If you’re worried about the security of your home, or even if you haven’t thought about it before, NHSM can be a real eye-opener. It teaches you about the kinds of threats that your home faces, the tactics that criminals use, and the ways that they can tell you’re an easy target.

The organisers of NHSM know that fighting criminality is a matter of educating the public. The better informed that homeowners are, the easier it is for them to combat the threat of burglary in their communities and homes. Will you take part in the NHSM?

For more information, visit their official website

Merry Christmas And A Happy 2019


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Well, it is that time of year again and everyone here at Cosyhomes Windows cannot believe that we are almost into 2019!

2018 has been one of our most successful and enjoyable years, with almost 250 installations completed – this is almost an increase of 50 installations compared to last year. In fact, 2018 was our busiest year-to-date and we cannot wait to see what is around the corner in 2019.

A Big Welcome To New Faces

This year we welcomed Ben, our new fitters ‘mate’, who joined our team. We are now pleased to say that Ben is a permanent member of our staff and we are so privileged to have him on-board.

New Year, New Signage

Those of you who follow us on Facebook have probably seen our new signage, which we are incredibly proud of. Those of you who haven’t, check out some of the photos below:

New Signage

It was an emotional day for us, especially when the original signage was revealed underneath that brought back a lot of memories of ‘the good old days’.

Rehau & Certass

Rehau had a bit of a ‘tidy up’ this year, whittling down their list of authorised partners and we are pleased to say that we are still on their list. This supports the fact that we only use the highest quality products for our installations, ensuring nothing short of the best.

Our team also meets the Minimum Technical Competency (MTC) as required by CERTASS and the Department for Communities and Local Governments. Our company is fully set up under the CE Marking regulations – information is available at our Chessington showroom.

A Big Thank You To You

We want to take this opportunity to thank all of our customers, suppliers and partners and wish everyone a happy and prosperous 2019! Cosyhomes Windows look forward to working with you all in the New Year!

We will be closed from midday on Friday 21st December and will reopen on Wednesday 2nd January 2019.

National Security Month 2018


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National Security Month 2018

How often do you think about the security of your home? When your home is your castle, you want to be able to feel safe there. However, not everyone gives a lot of thought to how to keep their home as secure as possible.

Many can find that there are vulnerabilities in their home, leaving it at risk of break-ins and vandalism. This is what National Home Security Month hopes to combat. It has been designed to promote the importance of home security so that everyone understands the necessity of staying safe in their own home.

The National Security Month takes place in October 2018 but aims to encourage people to pay attention to their home security all year.

The 4 Week Focus

National Home Security Month is sponsored by Yale and has a different focus each week of October:

Week 1: The first week will be focusing on home alarms and the benefits that they can offer your home.

Week 2: The second week looks at security standards, with particular attention paid to locks and windows.

Week 3: Week three is about getting your home secure for winter and the dark nights and mornings that it brings.

Week 4: The fourth week is focused on smart security, while the last few days of October are dedicated to the buildup to Halloween and Bonfire Night when burglaries are more frequent.

Where To Get More Information

The official National Home Security Month website is a great resource for advice to secure your home. It includes materials such as a leaflet for the 2018 campaign with useful statistics and advice, a home security checklist, an explanation of security standards, and a jargon buster.

There’s also a blog with useful posts from previous years’ National Home Security Months and additional material to help you make your home more secure.

You can find out more about the event by visiting the website:

Support From Cosyhomes Windows

At Cosyhomes Windows, we are supporting National Home Security Month in October. Our windows and doors help to secure your home and protect it so that you can feel safe.

All of our windows have multi-point, espagnolette or shoot-bolt locking handles. We reinforce our PVCu windows with steel, and they’re also internally glazed, making them more secure because the glass cannot be removed from outside.

We can also fit fire escape hinges if needed, which helps to ensure that your home is secure but also maintains its safety for those inside.

Our doors also all feature multi-point locking systems to keep your home secure. They’re reinforced with steel and fully welded, as well as internally glazed, just like our windows. As well as internal glazing, we also use toughened glass to lower the risk of break-ins. Our windows and doors are all fabricated in the UK to ensure security too.

Get on-board with National Home Security Month 2018 and start thinking about how to improve the security of your home. The aim of the month is to help you make your home secure all year. You should benefit from plenty of advice throughout the month to make your home more secure.

Moving House Checklist


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Moving house can be seriously stressful. While you might be excited that you’re moving into the house of your dreams with your family, there’s a lot to remember. Forgetting something or not sorting it out properly could mean a big spanner in the works, especially if you’re moving far away.

Here we have a moving house checklist with some of the most important things to do and remember when moving included. Read on and make sure you don’t forget anything important!

  • Collect As Many Boxes As Possible – you’re going to want to collect lots of high-quality boxes that you can use to pack your things. Some stores might give you old boxes that they have in the back, and in some cases, your moving company may even provide you with some. If all else fails, make sure you purchase some!
  • Hire A Moving Company – securing your moving date is essential, so make sure you hire a reliable, experienced moving company a few months in advance. Do your research to ensure they have a great track record and that your belongings will be in great hands.
  • Pack Up Your Belongings And Double Check Rooms – start early so you can gradually start packing up rooms and things that you don’t use, such as the attic. Before you leave on the day of your move, give the whole house one last look over to ensure you haven’t left anything behind.
  • Label Your Boxes – make large labels for your boxes and include everything inside, as well as the room it belongs in. This will help you to find what you’re looking for quickly.
  • Enlist Help From Loved Ones – don’t be afraid to ask your loved ones for help with the move, whether that’s as a babysitter or assistant packer.
  • Find A Baby/Pet Sitter For The Day – if you have kids/pets, having to take care of them while you get everything sorted on the big day can be a struggle. If it makes sense to do so, find a baby/pet sitter.
  • Setup A Postal Redirect – one of the most vital things to do is to setup a postal redirect from the day that you move out of your previous property. This will ensure any post that still gets sent to your old address will still reach you. This can be done easily online via the Post Office Redirection service.
  • Inform Your Utility Providers And Other Companies – inform them as soon as you can so your mail can get forwarded to the correct address. Don’t forget to inform your insurance company and make the switch.
  • Confirm Your Appointment With The Moving Company – in the weeks leading up to your move, give the movers a call to double check. Give your movers several copies of emergency contact details and directions to your new house, too.
  • Find Storage Facilities, If Required – look for reliable storage facilities if you have anything you need to store.
  • Leave All Sets of Keys – many people forget about gate keys and even window keys. Leave every set!
  • Start Using Up Freezer Foods And Perishables – don’t let any of your food go to waste by using it up as soon as you can.
  • Put Important Items and Documents in Sturdy Boxes for Safe Keeping – passports, driving licenses, house deeds, wills, insurance papers, jewellery and cash should all be kept in a safe place.
  • Prepare a Moving Day Survival Kit – make sure your kit contains everything you need to get you through the day comfortably, including a portable charger, tea bags, a toothbrush, etc. You may want to pack a separate kit for each family member.