Choosing colours for Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian front doors

September 5th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Front doors, Listed buildings, Timber doors|

Choosing a distinctive colour for your period front door is a great way to personalise your home without needing to alter the façade of your property. It can make an inviting [...]

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Edwardian front doors: stained glass options

July 28th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Front doors, Timber doors|

Stained glass work is such an important part of period front door design, and it was most popular in Edwardian front doors, an era when front door architecture became more decorative, [...]

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The most sensitive way to double glaze a listed building

July 20th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Draught proofing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|

Fitting bespoke period sash windows to existing frames is one of the key types of restoration work that we carry out at Timbawood, being a popular choice for listed buildings and [...]

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Replacement box sash windows for period properties

June 29th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|

The box sash window is a classic window design that features in many Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian properties throughout the UK. Because of their elegance and simplicity, box sash windows also [...]

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Accoya timber – our choice for timber windows & doors

May 30th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Timber doors, Timber windows|

Accoya is our first choice for our timber windows and doors, being at the cutting edge of wood science. Not only is it thermally efficient, it is more durable and dimensionally stable [...]

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Glazing for period, conservation and listed windows

May 10th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|

Glazing for heritage properties The original glass in many period sash windows and casement windows, called crown glass, would have been hand-made and has a unique uneven reflection (see above right) [...]

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Balham: Exact-match timber casement windows and front door for ‘Between the Wars’ property

April 28th, 2017|Case Studies, Casement windows, Double glazing, Front doors|

Many prospective clients come to us wanting to upgrade the performance and efficiency of their windows, while keeping their original character and design. The owner of a beautiful ‘Between the [...]

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