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 [...]

September 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

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 [...]

July 20th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Draught proofing, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on The most sensitive way to double glaze a listed building

Window insulation: How to reduce heat lost through your windows

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 [...]

January 26th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Draught proofing, Timber windows|Comments Off on Window insulation: How to reduce heat lost through your windows

How 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 [...]

January 20th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Draught proofing|Comments Off on How to reduce traffic noise and the sound of noisy neighbours by 75%