Category: Timber

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,...

Tree of the month: Monkey Puzzle Tree
23 Aug

Tree of the month: Monkey Puzzle Tree

This month we take a look at the Monkey Puzzle Tree! Also known as the Chile Pine and sometimes referred to as a living fossil, this rare and endangered tree...

Tree of the month: Indian Bean Tree
18 Jul

Tree of the month: 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...

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...

Tree of the month: Handkerchief Tree
14 Jun

Tree of the month: 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...

Tree of the month: Wedding Cake Tree
29 May

Tree of the month: Wedding Cake Tree

This month we take a look at the Wedding Cake Tree! With its cream-coloured flowers and tiered structure, this very striking tree species certainly catches the eye at any time...

Tree of the month: Toffee Tree (Katsura Tree)
25 Apr

Tree of the month: Toffee Tree (Katsura Tree)

This month we take a look at the Toffee Tree! With its heart-shaped leaves and sweet caramel scent, this is a beautiful and fascinating tree species originating from Asia.

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...

Tree of the month: Pomegranate
14 Feb

Tree of the month: Pomegranate

This month we look at the pomegranate! Known as the ‘Tree of Love’, we think it’s the perfect species to learn about on Valentine’s Day. Providing us with delicious fruit...

Tree of the month: English Walnut
18 Jan

Tree of the month: English Walnut

This month we look at the walnut tree! Originating from Asia, we’ve had walnut trees in Britain since the 16th century and they've been giving us fuel, food, fabric and...