Author: Mollie Powles

Westbury Windows & Joinery blog.

Gensler unveils light-filled design for temporary Pavillon Notre-Dame
12 Aug

Gensler unveils light-filled design for temporary Pavillon Notre-Dame

Designs for a temporary place of worship have just been released by Gensler, a London-based international architecture and design firm. We take a look at the bright and airy design...

A handy windows, doors, & joinery glossary
08 Aug

A handy windows, doors, & joinery glossary

In the wonderful world of windows and doors, it might seem like there are plenty of industry terms and words for you to learn. Whether you’re an architect in need...

Upgrade your home with these smart gadgets
30 Jul

Upgrade your home with these smart gadgets

Nothing embodies innovation more than the technology market, which is constantly changing and developing new ideas that make our lives better. Here is a selection of our favourite gadgets to...

Windows for period homes
26 Jul

Windows for period homes

With their characterful aesthetics and quirky features, a period home is a natural choice for anyone who loves historic elegance and traditional charm. When it comes to renovating and refurbishing...

Tree of the month: The Indian Bean Tree
18 Jul

Tree of the month: The Indian Bean Tree

This month we take a look at the Indian Bean Tree! Also commonly known as the Southern Catalpa or the Cigar Tree, this luscious specimen is widely grown as an...

Why we independently test our windows and doors
12 Jul

Why we independently test our windows and doors

Faced with ever changing planning conditions and building regulations for new builds, many architects, developers, and self-build homeowners are specifically opting for windows and doors with higher performance ratings. Make...

Window To The World: Catalina Island, California
04 Jul

Window To The World: Catalina Island, California

If you’re planning on a trip to California to see the palm-lined streets of Laguna Beach and the vineyards of Napa Valley, then we recommend setting some time aside to...

What is the best U-Value for windows?
27 Jun

What is the best U-Value for windows?

Known as either U-Value or U-Factor, this simple number can say a lot about the energy efficiency, and therefore the quality, of your new windows. A simple search online will...

Exploring RHS Hyde Hall
20 Jun

Exploring RHS Hyde Hall

Discover brown hares, crab apples, and fantastic panoramic views of the Essex countryside; the RHS Hyde Hall Garden is a fine example of a constantly evolving outdoor space. With some...

Tree of the month: the Handkerchief Tree
14 Jun

Tree of the month: the Handkerchief Tree

This month we take a look at the Handkerchief Tree! Also known as the Dove Tree or the Ghost Tree, this very rare and slow-growing species is known for its...