Green Homes Grant scheme

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 [...]

2024-03-19T16:01:36+00:00October 2nd, 2020|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, News, Sash windows|Comments Off on Green Homes Grant scheme

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 that insulate windows to reduce heat loss. But what [...]

2024-03-21T20:14:00+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 [...]

2023-02-07T10:54:30+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, [...]

2023-02-07T10:52:29+00:00November 28th, 2019|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Double glazing, Sash windows|Comments Off on Sash Windows versus Casement Windows

Glazing designs for bathroom windows and doors

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. [...]

2023-02-07T10:44:47+00:00December 13th, 2018|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Glazing designs for bathroom windows and doors

Why wooden sash windows are the most environmentally friendly option

Wooden sash windows are the most environmentally friendly option for a number of reasons. Whether you’re choosing between wooden sash windows or uPVC, or even the less common option of aluminium [...]

2023-02-07T10:53:19+00:00November 27th, 2018|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Why wooden sash windows are the most environmentally friendly option

Glazing options for period windows and doors

At Timbawood we pride ourselves in offering our clients a vast range of options for glazing period windows and doors, whether that is within our timber box sash windows, casement windows, [...]

2023-02-07T10:45:26+00:00November 30th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Glazing options for period windows and doors

French Doors: Design inspiration

French doors are a classic, timeless feature of many period homes. They often feature at the back of houses leading out into a garden, patio or balcony, and [...]

2023-02-07T10:43:33+00:00October 23rd, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, French doors, Timber doors|Comments Off on French Doors: Design inspiration

Box Sash Windows: Our Ranges

The Timbawood box sash window is characterised by slender profile sections, fine mouldings and slim glazing bars, in keeping with the original design of period sash windows. We specialise in exact-match, [...]

2019-05-16T08:43:21+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Double glazing, London, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Box Sash Windows: Our Ranges

Glazing for period, conservation and listed 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) [...]

2023-02-07T10:55:21+00:00May 10th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Casement windows, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Glazing for period, conservation and listed windows

How to insulate sash windows to reduce heat loss

Most heat in a home is lost through the windows and the roof. There are some simple ways to reduce heat loss, such as improving loft insulation and fitting carpets. There [...]

2023-06-10T15:18:01+00:00January 26th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Draught proofing, Timber windows|Comments Off on How to insulate sash windows to reduce heat loss

How to soundproof sash windows to reduce traffic noise and the sound of noisy neighbours by 75%

If you live on a busy road or have noisy  neighbours, it can be really difficult to get a good night’s sleep. According to the World Health Organisation, traffic noise alone [...]

2023-06-19T09:28:45+00:00January 20th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Draught proofing|Comments Off on How to soundproof sash windows to reduce traffic noise and the sound of noisy neighbours by 75%

How to stop condensation on the inside of windows

With winter on the way and temperatures dropping fast, condensation in your house is likely to increase, and may cause damp problems if left unattended – but there are some simple [...]

2024-02-29T09:08:32+00:00November 16th, 2016|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Timber windows|Comments Off on How to stop condensation on the inside of windows
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