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

Richmond: Double glazed timber windows & doors

Timbawood has just finished work on this elegant Edwardian style property in Richmond, Surrey – installing a range of our timber double glazed sash windows, casement windows and timber doors. The [...]

2019-05-16T08:02:30+00:00October 23rd, 2018|Case Studies, Casement windows, Double glazing, French doors, Front doors, London, Sash windows|Comments Off on Richmond: Double glazed timber windows & doors

Best glass options to double glaze sash windows

There are various things to consider when choosing the type of glass for your double glazed sash windows – particularly around the final look and style of the window, as well [...]

2020-03-12T11:15:16+00:00August 2nd, 2018|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Best glass options to double glaze sash windows

The benefits of real wooden sash windows versus uPVC timber effect

When it comes to choosing wooden sash windows or uPVC windows for your period property, there are various things you need to consider. 1. Sash window design Firstly, high quality wooden [...]

2019-05-16T08:15:54+00:00May 9th, 2018|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on The benefits of real wooden sash windows versus uPVC timber effect

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, [...]

2019-05-16T08:36:05+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 [...]

2019-05-16T08:53:58+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

Edwardian Front Doors: Stained Glass Options

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, [...]

2020-11-05T13:06:06+00:00July 28th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Front doors, Timber doors|Comments Off on Edwardian Front Doors: Stained Glass Options

The most sensitive way to double glaze a listed building

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 [...]