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

Arched sash windows on Grade II listed property in SW London

At Timbawood we have recently completed extensive restoration work on the arched sash windows of a beautiful Grade II listed property in London Borough of Richmond, South West London. The property, [...]

2021-04-16T10:48:02+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Case Studies, Listed buildings, London, Sash windows|Comments Off on Arched sash windows on Grade II listed property in SW London

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. [...]

2021-04-16T10:49:22+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