How to get more light into your home

Maximising light into your home not only makes rooms look brighter, they also often look bigger. Here are a few ways to get more light into your home: Windows Having bigger [...]

2021-07-01T13:58:01+00:00July 1st, 2021|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on How to get more light into your home

Repainting Timber Windows & Doors

When cleaning your timber windows and doors, it's important to look out for any damage to the paintwork or timber and repair it as soon as possible, to avoid further damage. [...]

2021-06-29T09:59:23+00:00June 24th, 2021|Advice and expertise, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Repainting Timber Windows & Doors

Cleaning & Maintaining your Timber Windows & Doors

Good quality timber windows and doors are made with durable, long lasting timber such as Accoya, painted with long lasting microporous paint, and glazed with high performance double glazed units, to [...]

2021-06-29T09:59:03+00:00June 18th, 2021|Advice and expertise, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Cleaning & Maintaining your Timber Windows & Doors

Safety in Mind – Timbawood is proud and pleased to be accredited for CHAS and SMAS

At Timbawood we have always put Health and Safety first, at the heart of what we do to deliver the complete service for contractors and clients. So we are pleased to [...]

2021-03-25T12:13:16+00:00March 25th, 2021|Advice and expertise, News|Comments Off on Safety in Mind – Timbawood is proud and pleased to be accredited for CHAS and SMAS

Green Homes Grant Scheme: Double glazed timber windows and doors

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 [...]

2020-11-12T08:43:45+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, News, Sash windows|Comments Off on Green Homes Grant Scheme: Double glazed timber windows and doors

How to stop heat coming through your windows in Summer

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 [...]

2020-08-12T13:54:28+00:00August 12th, 2020|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Double glazing, Sash windows|Comments Off on How to stop heat coming through your windows in Summer

Alternatives to Secondary Glazing

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 [...]

2020-09-10T15:17:01+00:00June 30th, 2020|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Alternatives to Secondary Glazing

Sash Windows versus Casement 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, [...]

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

Heritage Windows through the Ages

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 [...]

2019-11-07T10:35:26+00:00October 31st, 2019|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Heritage Windows through the Ages

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

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 [...]

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|Comments Off on Timber Fire Doors for Period Properties – Fire Door Safety Week 2019

Replacing & Restoring French Doors on 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 [...]

2020-11-05T12:52:04+00:00April 18th, 2019|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, French doors, Listed buildings|Comments Off on Replacing & Restoring French Doors on Listed Buildings