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

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

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

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

Putney: Edwardian Sash Windows & Doors

Putney Sash Windows & Range of Doors A range of our timber sash windows and doors can be seen on this elegant Edwardian property in Putney, London, that we [...]

2019-06-06T12:59:53+00:00October 9th, 2018|Case Studies, French doors, Front doors, London, Sash windows|Comments Off on Putney: Edwardian Sash 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

UK’s leading window expert praises our restoration work on Grade II Listed building

Charles Brooking, Founder of the Brooking National Architectural Museum, is widely regarded as the UK’s leading window expert and historian. So when we were given the difficult task of restoring the [...]

2020-07-20T15:38:25+00:00July 19th, 2018|Case Studies, Listed buildings, News, Sash windows|Comments Off on UK’s leading window expert praises our restoration work on Grade II Listed building

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

Why the depth of the sash window frame is so important

  Many standard design sash windows have thick frames, often up to 174mm thick. This is far thicker than the sash window frame would have been when it was originally made, [...]

2020-04-28T10:45:28+00:00February 1st, 2018|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, Sash windows|Comments Off on Why the depth of the sash window frame is so important

Sash Window Hardware: Choosing ironmongery for your sash windows

Classic sash window hardware hasn’t changed much throughout the various eras, whether that’s on Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian sash windows. But there are still a few things to consider when choosing [...]

2020-11-05T12:55:24+00:00December 20th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Sash Window Hardware: Choosing ironmongery for your sash windows