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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Period sash windows fitted to existing frames

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 look that is vital to [...]

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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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Bowed & curved sash windows – bespoke heritage windows

April 11th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Conservation areas, Double glazing, French doors, Listed buildings, Sash windows|

       BOWED SASH WINDOWS & CURVED SASH WINDOWS Elegant bowed sash windows, curved sash windows, casement windows and doors are a key feature on many Georgian and Victorian properties. Sash windows [...]

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London bespoke sash windows: Fire exit that looks like a sash window

April 6th, 2017|Case Studies, Listed buildings, London, Sash windows|

Credit: City Apartments One of the challenges of replacing sash windows on listed buildings is making sure they meet any required building regulations without altering [...]

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