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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...

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...

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...