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

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

Berkshire: Beautiful Georgian style property with double glazed Sash Windows and French Doors

We’ve just finished work on a beautiful property in Berkshire fitting traditional sash windows, French doors, and a very large gothic style feature window as the centrepiece above the front door. [...]

2020-11-12T14:58:53+00:00July 2nd, 2019|Case Studies, Casement windows, French doors, Sash windows|Comments Off on Berkshire: Beautiful Georgian style property with double glazed Sash Windows and French Doors

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

New range of casement window hardware & security features

At Timbawood we are pleased to announce we are now offering our timber casement windows with a choice of 6 hardware finishes, as well as additional security options. This is to [...]

2020-03-12T11:16:04+00:00July 10th, 2018|Casement windows, News, Timber windows|Comments Off on New range of casement window hardware & security features

Woking: Edwardian casement windows with exact-match mouldings

  Mouldings on timber windows have changed throughout the ages, but they are always a key feature on period windows to give depth and shape, and are an [...]

2019-05-16T08:50:04+00:00October 6th, 2017|Case Studies, Casement windows, French doors|Comments Off on Woking: Edwardian casement windows with exact-match mouldings

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) [...]

2019-05-16T09:55:56+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

Balham: Exact-match timber casement windows and front door for ‘Between the Wars’ property

Many prospective clients come to us wanting to upgrade the performance and efficiency of their windows, while keeping their original character and design. The owner of a beautiful ‘Between the [...]

2019-05-16T09:55:00+00:00April 28th, 2017|Case Studies, Casement windows, Double glazing, Front doors|Comments Off on Balham: Exact-match timber casement windows and front door for ‘Between the Wars’ property