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

Repainting Timber Windows & Doors

When cleaning your timber windows and doors, it's important to look out for any damage to the paintwork or timber and repair it as soon as possible, to avoid further damage. [...]

2021-06-29T09:59:23+00:00June 24th, 2021|Advice and expertise, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Repainting Timber Windows & Doors

Cleaning & Maintaining your Timber Windows & Doors

Good quality timber windows and doors are made with durable, long lasting timber such as Accoya, painted with long lasting microporous paint, and glazed with high performance double glazed units, to [...]

2021-06-29T09:59:03+00:00June 18th, 2021|Advice and expertise, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Cleaning & Maintaining your Timber Windows & Doors

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 [...]

2019-09-24T09:51:51+00:00September 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

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

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

Period Front Doors: Panels & Mouldings

Period front doors throughout the ages, from Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian through to more modern styles, are notable for their elegant panel and moulding designs which give a door depth, shape [...]

2019-05-16T08:35:10+00:00November 3rd, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Front doors, Listed buildings, News, Timber doors|Comments Off on Period Front Doors: Panels & Mouldings

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

Choosing Colours for Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian front doors

Choosing a distinctive colour for your period front door is a great way to personalise your home without needing to alter the façade of your property. It can make an inviting [...]

2021-07-12T08:28:03+00:00September 5th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Front doors, Listed buildings, Timber doors|Comments Off on Choosing Colours for Edwardian, Victorian and Georgian front doors

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

Accoya timber – our choice for timber windows & doors

Accoya is our first choice for our timber windows and doors, being at the cutting edge of wood science. Not only is it thermally efficient, it is more durable and dimensionally stable [...]

2019-05-16T09:57:14+00:00May 30th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Accoya timber – our choice for timber windows & doors

Replacing Edwardian, Victorian & Georgian Front Doors

  Throughout the ages, front doors have been designed and manufactured in different ways, according to the tastes of the time and manufacturing processes available. At Timbawood, as experts in preserving [...]

2019-05-16T09:58:39+00:00March 28th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Front doors, Listed buildings, Timber doors|Comments Off on Replacing Edwardian, Victorian & Georgian Front Doors

Our Conservation and Listed windows and doors approved in over 30 planning authorities

Bespoke Listed Windows & Conservation Windows Restoration and replacement work on timber windows and doors on listed buildings and conservation properties can be difficult to get planning permission for, due to the [...]

2022-04-26T13:13:45+00:00February 19th, 2017|Casement windows, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, London, News, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Our Conservation and Listed windows and doors approved in over 30 planning authorities

Kensington & Chelsea: Conservation property with slimline double glazing

The Royal Borough of Kensington & Chelsea became one of over 30 planning authorities to feature our slimline double glazing on conservation properties or listed buildings*, when we helped restore [...]

2022-04-26T12:59:12+00:00February 15th, 2017|Case Studies, Conservation areas, Double glazing, Front doors, London, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Kensington & Chelsea: Conservation property with slimline double glazing

Isleworth, London: Restoration work on unique double-glazed Listed building

A Grade II Listed building in West London became one of a growing number of double glazed listed buildings in London and the Home Counties when we carefully restored and replaced the [...]

2022-04-26T13:11:08+00:00February 7th, 2017|Case Studies, Double glazing, French doors, Listed buildings, London, Sash windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Isleworth, London: Restoration work on unique double-glazed Listed building

Chobham: Coordinating period windows and doors

Period windows and doors Our prospective clients came to us with a challenge. They were renovating a substantial character property in Surrey, and were very keen to maintain [...]

2019-05-16T10:28:21+00:00December 7th, 2016|Bifold doors, Case Studies, Casement windows, Timber doors, Timber windows|Comments Off on Chobham: Coordinating period windows and doors

Design inspiration: Bespoke bifold doors

Bifold doors are an amazing way to maximise space and light in your home, bringing the outside in… they’re perfect for long summer days while maximising light in [...]

2021-08-19T10:29:05+00:00November 29th, 2016|Advice and expertise, Bifold doors, Timber doors|Comments Off on Design inspiration: Bespoke bifold doors
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