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Westbury Windows & Joinery blog.

Get the look: six styles for front doors
30 Aug

Get the look: six styles for front doors

Here is our essential guide to updating your home with a new front door, packed with clever ideas to give the front of your house a quick and easy refresh,...

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...

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...

Mastering the art of Japanese garden design
10 May

Mastering the art of Japanese garden design

While they’re admired for their beauty and simplicity, there is so much more to Japanese gardens than neatly cut shrubs and stone statues. We explore the many symbolic elements and...

What is a trickle vent?
07 May

What is a trickle vent?

Designed to be a functional part of a window that lets air circulate through your home, according to Building Regulations, trickle vents come highly recommended. Unfortunately, there’s no hiding the...

Architect Focus: Jean Nouvel
23 Apr

Architect Focus: Jean Nouvel

This month’s inspirational Westbury pick is the famous French architect, Jean Nouvel…

Making an entrance! Choosing the right front door
17 Apr

Making an entrance! Choosing the right front door

In a way, your front door is like a portal into your home; a finely crafted, sturdy design will leave a great first impression when guests ‘step over the threshold’....

What are French windows?
10 Apr

What are French windows?

If you’re looking for a timeless and elegant window that will let natural light stream into your home, then a French window could be a great option. With an ancient...

Acoustics: the benefits of using soundproof doors and windows
29 Mar

Acoustics: the benefits of using soundproof doors and windows

Our products outperform industry acoustic standards and deliver unrivalled results, making them ideal for reducing outside noise and creating a peaceful home. Not only do they make everything nice and...

John Cullen Lighting: How to brighten up your home
26 Mar

John Cullen Lighting: How to brighten up your home

John Cullen Lighting is the leading expert that everyone wants to work with. They’re a British manufacturer with over 35 years’ experience, specialising in interior and exterior lighting for residential,...