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

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

Traditional Sash Windows in Fulham

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 [...]

2020-11-05T12:49:09+00:00September 18th, 2020|Case Studies, Double glazing, Front doors, London, Sash windows|Comments Off on Traditional Sash Windows in Fulham

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

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

  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 [...]

2020-03-12T11:12:56+00:00February 27th, 2020|Double glazing, Listed buildings, London, Sash windows|Comments Off on Grade I and Grade II listed properties needing new windows at the Listed Property Show 2020

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

Kingston: Unusual ‘bottle top’ timber casement windows

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 [...]

2019-07-09T15:25:37+00:00July 9th, 2019|Case Studies, Casement windows, Double glazing, Listed buildings, London|Comments Off on Kingston: Unusual ‘bottle top’ timber casement windows

Hampton: Georgian Curved French 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 [...]

2019-05-14T13:47:11+00:00February 26th, 2019|Case Studies, Double glazing, French doors, London, Timber doors|Comments Off on Hampton: Georgian Curved French doors

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. [...]

2019-05-16T07:54:40+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 [...]

2019-05-16T08:05:53+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