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

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

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

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 [...]

2022-04-26T12:50:01+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

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

Box Sash Windows: Our Ranges

The Timbawood box sash window is characterised by slender profile sections, fine mouldings and slim glazing bars, in keeping with the original design of period sash windows. We specialise in exact-match, [...]

2019-05-16T08:43:21+00:00September 22nd, 2017|Double glazing, London, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Box Sash Windows: Our Ranges

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 Georgian, Victorian & Edwardian Sash Windows

Period Sash Windows Throughout the ages, sash windows have been designed and manufactured in different ways, but there are some key features that each era is known for. At Timbawood, as experts [...]

2019-05-16T10:08:59+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Advice and expertise, Conservation areas, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Replacing Georgian, Victorian & Edwardian Sash Windows

Replacing & Repairing Sash Windows on Listed Buildings

Replacement sash windows on listed buildings are commonly Victorian or Georgian, each with their own unique design and character. Whether you’re looking to repair or replace your sash windows, there are many [...]

2019-05-16T10:06:57+00:00March 15th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Listed buildings, London, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Replacing & Repairing Sash Windows on Listed Buildings

Listed Building Consent: Slimline double glazing on Listed Buildings throughout London and Home Counties

Bespoke Double-glazed Listed Buildings As specialists in double glazed windows and doors for listed, conservation and period properties, we have successfully installed our elegant slimline double glazing, which looks just like [...]

2022-04-26T13:12:16+00:00February 20th, 2017|Double glazing, Listed buildings, London, News, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on Listed Building Consent: Slimline double glazing on Listed Buildings throughout London and Home Counties

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

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 [...]

2019-05-16T10:16:23+00:00January 26th, 2017|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Draught proofing, Timber windows|Comments Off on Window insulation: How to reduce heat lost through your windows

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

3 ways to reduce condensation on the inside of windows

With winter on the way and temperatures dropping fast, condensation in your house is likely to increase, and may cause damp problems if left unattended - but there are some simple [...]

2019-05-16T10:18:33+00:00November 16th, 2016|Advice and expertise, Double glazing, Timber windows|Comments Off on 3 ways to reduce condensation on the inside of windows

How to get planning permission for new windows on listed buildings

Listed Building Consent Timber windows on listed buildings can only be replaced or restored with planning permission, or 'Listed Building Consent'. When granting listed building consent, planning officers are looking for [...]

2021-07-12T08:45:46+00:00October 28th, 2016|Advice and expertise, Listed buildings, Sash windows, Timber windows|Comments Off on How to get planning permission for new windows on listed buildings