Westbury Windows & Joinery blog.

Humphrey Munson’s new showrooms: where quality takes centre stage
30 Nov

Humphrey Munson’s new showrooms: where quality takes centre stage

Bringing a new meaning to ‘immersive experiences’, the bespoke kitchen and cabinet designers talk to us about their refreshed showroom in Felsted, Essex.

The floating Ravelijn Bridge in the Netherlands
20 Nov

The floating Ravelijn Bridge in the Netherlands

RO&AD Architecten used Accoya® to create this spectacular "floating" bridge in the Dutch city of Bergen op Zoom. This 80-meter-long pedestrian bridge crosses over the Pielekenswater and was inspired by...

How much does a bespoke timber window cost?
11 Nov

How much does a bespoke timber window cost?

We’re often asked about the price of our timber windows, but when it comes to choosing new windows for your home, focusing on the initial cost can be a moot...

What makes a quality timber window?
06 Nov

What makes a quality timber window?

Quality doors and windows are reliable, durable and bring value to your home. How can you identify what makes a higher-end timber door or window?

An interactive experience in Berlin by Deutsche Telekom and multimedia design studio flora&faunavisions
29 Oct

An interactive experience in Berlin by Deutsche Telekom and multimedia design studio flora&faunavisions

The Magenta Moon Campus Berlin by Deutsche Telekom invites visitors of all ages to learn about sustainability, technology, and media skills in an immersive fantasy environment. 

Slate grey and oak, a natural combination
23 Oct

Slate grey and oak, a natural combination

Dark grey is becoming something of a colour trend for decorating. Customarily associated with cold and modern interiors, here we discover how this on-trend shade can be used to create...

The most common problems we see with low-quality windows
14 Oct

The most common problems we see with low-quality windows

For us, a quality product will always stand the test of time. We discuss the problems we frequently come across when manufacturers take shortcuts during the production process and use...

The return of the timber Sash Window
12 Oct

The return of the timber Sash Window

The Sash Window is back, getting the seal of approval from our clients who seem to be coveting the grandeur of the Georgian and Victorian aesthetic! We're currently getting plenty...

Thammasat Urban Rooftop Farm
30 Sep

Thammasat Urban Rooftop Farm

The need to address the climate crisis is becoming increasingly urgent, and the architecture world continues to draw attention to possible solutions. Thammasat University’s new Urban Rooftop Farm (TURF) near...

Connecting your home and garden seamlessly with bi-fold doors
21 Sep

Connecting your home and garden seamlessly with bi-fold doors

Sometimes it is the simple, effortless updates that can completely transform the look and feel of your home. We explain how a beautifully crafted timber bi-fold doors can do just...

Autumn maintenance checks for your doors and windows
09 Sep

Autumn maintenance checks for your doors and windows

It’s time to schedule your home’s autumn maintenance checks into your diary! Here’s Founder Jonathan Hey’s guide to maintaining your doors and windows and ensuring their quality finish for years...

Spotlight edit: Paint colours
04 Sep

Spotlight edit: Paint colours

A lick of paint is the most effective way to freshen up your home’s exterior, but you don’t have to stick to white – choosing alternative shades adds personality and...

When do you need to replace your timber windows?
28 Aug

When do you need to replace your timber windows?

Timber windows give the ultimate touch of elegance to your home, providing the right materials and techniques are used. Badly made windows can quickly succumb to water damage and rot,...

What happens when you order a roof lantern?
25 Aug

What happens when you order a roof lantern?

We speak with our Sales Manager, Rob Owens, to find out how the team combines function, form, and quality to create distinctly beautiful, bespoke roof lanterns.

How to keep your house cool during a heatwave
17 Aug

How to keep your house cool during a heatwave

Maintaining a cool temperature starts with a building’s design. Known in the architecture world as ‘passive cooling techniques’, there are ways to ensure a home feels comfortable when temperatures become...