Category: Joinery

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How much do roof lanterns cost?
22 Sep

How much do roof lanterns cost?

“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten” Benjamin Franklin

What is a casement window?
21 Sep

What is a casement window?

What do we know about casement windows? And why might self-builders or homeowners choose casement windows for a property?

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...

The Difference Between a Box Sash Window and a Spring Balanced Sash Window
06 Aug

The Difference Between a Box Sash Window and a Spring Balanced Sash Window

Effortless, elegant, and timeless. Nothing compares to the renowned beauty of a Sash window. As we begin to see an increase in demand for eco-friendly, long-lasting timber doors and windows,...

What are the different styles of wooden windows?
12 Jul

What are the different styles of wooden windows?

The beauty and elegance of wooden windows are unsurpassable. Precision-crafted timber windows are an elegant solution to maintain the character of your home. Strong, secure and energy-efficient, wooden windows are...

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...

Does the Golden Ratio really make buildings more beautiful?
16 Jun

Does the Golden Ratio really make buildings more beautiful?

The golden ratio, sometimes referred to as the "divine proportion," a formula dating back to 300BC, is said to be the root of all beauty in nature, art and architecture....

A charming Orangery to match Casement Windows and French Doors
29 Apr

A charming Orangery to match Casement Windows and French Doors

The owners of this red-brick country property called upon both Westbury Garden Rooms and Westbury Windows and Joinery to help replace their doors and windows and extend their living space...

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...

How do we ensure our timber windows withstand the notorious Spring Showers?
26 Mar

How do we ensure our timber windows withstand the notorious Spring Showers?

Rain and water ingress can be a serious problem for timber windows. With an average rainfall of 885mm over 133 days of the year in the UK, timber windows and...