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What is a boot room? (and why you need one)
23 Jul

What is a boot room? (and why you need one)

If you’re considering the layout of your new build home or even a new layout of your renovation project, you may have asked yourself what is a boot room or...

What is the difference between a roof lantern and skylight?
28 Jun

What is the difference between a roof lantern and skylight?

If you’re looking to add an abundance of natural light into your home, look no further than a roof lantern or skylight. Known to allow far more natural light than...

How can new windows transform a home?
14 Apr

How can new windows transform a home?

One of the most transformative elements of any home is the windows – installing beautifully crafted windows is one of the most powerful tools to refresh and energise your home....

5 Steps to Clean Timber Windows and Doors
17 Mar

5 Steps to Clean Timber Windows and Doors

Spring has arrived, and with it - the motivation to clear away any lingering dust, dirt and cobwebs left behind by winter. Our expert guide to cleaning windows and doors...

How may planning law affect new windows and doors?
09 Mar

How may planning law affect new windows and doors?

As we begin to see in the first days of spring moving in, many of us are looking to install windows and doors, and ready ourselves for six months of...

Interview with Stephanie Rogers of SJS Interiors
04 Mar

Interview with Stephanie Rogers of SJS Interiors

Learn more about the Essex-based interior designer who chose Westbury doors and windows for her new-build family home project.

Veganuary: cruelty-free home renovation
21 Jan

Veganuary: cruelty-free home renovation

As we start looking forward to spring, many of us will be thinking about renovation plans for 2021. In honour of Veganuary, we look at some of the animal-friendly and...

Q&A with Holly Donoghue Interiors
12 Jan

Q&A with Holly Donoghue Interiors

Holly Donoghue is undoubtedly one to watch! The newly established interior designer speaks to us about her new Westbury doors and windows, adapting to the changes that 2020 brought and...

Christmas Wreath Making Ideas
14 Dec

Christmas Wreath Making Ideas

What could be better than a magnificent timber front door, adorned with a wreath you’ve created yourself? Our favourite florist Debbie Sharpe of The Flower Room Essex shares her essential...

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...