Green Homes Grant Scheme: Double glazed timber windows and doors

2020-11-12T08:43:45+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, News, Sash windows|

The government’s Green Homes Grant Scheme is causing some confusion for our clients in terms of what it means for double glazed windows and doors. Unfortunately double glazing and draught proofing [...]

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Traditional Sash Windows in Fulham

2020-11-05T12:49:09+00:00September 18th, 2020|Case Studies, Double glazing, Front doors, London, Sash windows|

One of our recent projects has involved fitting new timber sash windows on this pretty Victorian property in the heart of a regeneration area in Fulham. Part of our client’s work [...]

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How to stop heat coming through your windows in Summer

2020-08-12T13:54:28+00:00August 12th, 2020|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Double glazing, Sash windows|

At Timbawood we are usually asked how our windows can keep the heat IN – and we have a range of solutions to optimise that. But what happens when temperatures rise [...]

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Alternatives to Secondary Glazing

2020-09-10T15:17:01+00:00June 30th, 2020|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|

Conservation officers often request that listed or conservation properties be fitted with secondary glazing rather than having the original timber windows replaced. This is because it is seen as a solution [...]

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Coronavirus: Update November 2020

2020-11-05T15:17:15+00:00April 2nd, 2020|News|

The government has confirmed that British manufacturers such as Timbawood will be able to stay open for business throughout November. As ever we will be following Government guidelines in relation to [...]

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Replacement Victorian front door in North London

2020-03-05T17:21:26+00:00March 5th, 2020|Case Studies, Front doors, London|

Timbawood were asked to create a bespoke Victorian front door from a design our client had chosen and asked us to replicate. The striking black and white 1920s property in North [...]

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Grade I and Grade II listed properties needing new windows at the Listed Property Show 2020

2020-03-12T11:12:56+00:00February 27th, 2020|Double glazing, Listed buildings, London, Sash windows|

  Having just returned from exhibiting at this year’s Listed Property Show in London, we were amazed at the range of unusual and historic listed buildings in need of our specialist [...]

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Sash Windows versus Casement Windows

2020-11-05T12:49:45+00:00November 28th, 2019|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Double glazing, Sash windows|

When it comes to period properties, there are two main types of window: Sash windows and casement windows. But what is the difference between a sash window and a casement window, [...]

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Heritage Windows through the Ages

2019-11-07T10:35:26+00:00October 31st, 2019|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Listed buildings, Sash windows|

The style and design of heritage windows have evolved throughout the ages, often because of changes in the manufacturing process and the ease with which glass could be made, as well [...]

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Timber Fire Doors for Period Properties – Fire Door Safety Week 2019

2019-09-24T09:51:51+00:00September 24th, 2019|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Draught proofing, French doors, Front doors, Listed buildings, News, Timber doors|

In the last few months we have seen a significant increase in requests for certified fire doors for period buildings and mansion blocks – traditional timber fire doors that are able [...]

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Kingston: Unusual ‘bottle top’ timber casement windows

2019-07-09T15:25:37+00:00July 9th, 2019|Case Studies, Casement windows, Double glazing, Listed buildings, London|

We were recently given the complex task of replacing these unusual 'bottle top' shaped timber casement windows on a listed property in Kingston, South West London. Our client wanted to improve [...]

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Berkshire: Beautiful Georgian style property with double glazed Sash Windows and French Doors

2020-11-12T14:58:53+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Case Studies, Casement windows, French doors, Sash windows|

We’ve just finished work on a beautiful property in Berkshire fitting traditional sash windows, French doors, and a very large gothic style feature window as the centrepiece above the front door. [...]

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Replacing & Restoring French Doors on Listed Buildings

2020-11-05T12:52:04+00:00April 18th, 2019|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, French doors, Listed buildings|

French doors are often a classic and key feature of many listed buildings and conservation properties – and need sensitive restoration work to repair and replace them without jeopardising the original [...]

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Inside our Factory: How our Timber Windows & Doors are made

2019-05-16T07:52:53+00:00March 21st, 2019|London, News|

There are many skillful processes that go into making our bespoke timber windows and doors. From sash windows and casement windows to French doors, front doors and bifolding doors, we produce [...]

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Hampton: Georgian Curved French doors

2019-05-14T13:47:11+00:00February 26th, 2019|Case Studies, Double glazing, French doors, London, Timber doors|

One of our clients in Hampton, South West London, asked us to replicate the beautiful curved French doors that are a key feature of their Georgian property, in a [...]

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Contemporary Timber Fire Doors in Kensington & Chelsea

2020-11-05T12:52:50+00:00January 31st, 2019|Case Studies, Conservation areas, French doors, Front doors, London|

As part of our restoration work on an elegant Conservation property in Notting Hill, London, we fitted our certified timber fire doors in the interior of the Victorian building. [...]

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Glazing designs for bathroom windows and doors

2019-05-16T07:54:40+00:00December 13th, 2018|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|

Bathroom windows not only need to provide safety, good insulation and ventilation - they also need to give a property’s inhabitants peace of mind when it comes to privacy. [...]

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