Westbury Windows & Joinery blog.

Made to measure doors
01 Nov

Made to measure doors

Originally a term used in tailoring or dress making, ‘made to measure’ is something that has been designed and made to perfectly fit an individual’s unique measurements. Now no longer reserved f...

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6 autumnal country walks with pubs
26 Oct

6 autumnal country walks with pubs

Breath-taking landscapes, quiet glens and rocky hills are the core basis of these autumnal country walks. No Sunday afternoon walk is complete without finishing things off in a cosy country pub with m...

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Window to the world: Beaulieu-Sur-Mer
23 Oct

Window to the world: Beaulieu-Sur-Mer

Nestled along the Cote D’Azure, this untouched French village sits among dusty, rocky foothills. Based midway between Nice and Monaco, a beautiful Mediterranean-blue sea stretches out before Beaulie...

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Daniel Watkins moves to new restaurant, The Frog Hoxton
18 Oct

Daniel Watkins moves to new restaurant, The Frog Hoxton

The man behind cheese doughnuts and chicken butter undertook a challenge of gastronomic proportions in August this year, by opening three distinct eating and drinking establishments all under the same...

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Westbury’s Hidden Heroes: Croft Hardware
12 Oct

Westbury’s Hidden Heroes: Croft Hardware

What does quality really mean? It’s a term used so frequently these days, so how can you trust that what you are purchasing really is a quality product?...

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8 of the world’s most famous windows
09 Oct

8 of the world’s most famous windows

Windows are a hugely important component of any property; they affect the way the light enters a building and therefore they affect the atmosphere inside.  ...

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Tree of the month – Sweet Chestnut
04 Oct

Tree of the month – Sweet Chestnut

Most commonly known for its edible nuts at Christmas, we don’t tend to use sweet chestnut timber in the UK, despite it being remarkably similar to oak. With chestnuts falling on the crisp autumn lea...

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Window to the world: Portofino
20 Sep

Window to the world: Portofino

With its breath-taking beaches, boutique shopping and delicious local cuisine, it's not hard to see why many consider Portofino to be the 'jewel of the Riviera'....

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Tree of the month – Oak
15 Sep

Tree of the month – Oak

Universally revered, the oak’s special qualities have been recognised since the dawn of time and has been worshipped across religions and cultures for hundreds of years....

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How to make your home flow from inside to out
10 Sep

How to make your home flow from inside to out

Create a sense of harmony between your interior and outdoor space with these home design tips from Tiles Direct....

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Do your windows and doors measure up to today’s tough performance tests?
06 Sep

Do your windows and doors measure up to today’s tough performance tests?

Why performance tests - such as acoustic testing - on your windows and doors are vital for building regulation compliance and attracting potential buyers....

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Window to the world: Oman
30 Aug

Window to the world: Oman

With it's stunning architecture, iconic desert scenes and world-class fly fishing, if you’re looking to lead the pack rather than follow them then you’d do well to give Oman a visit....

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French windows: a brief history
22 Aug

French windows: a brief history

Is it a French window or a French door? – whatever you prefer to call it – this is a classic design feature with a rich history steeped in traditional architecture. ...

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The dying art of craftsmanship
16 Aug

The dying art of craftsmanship

We take inspiration from the BBC's 'The Art of Japanese Life' and examine the way in which today's society value mass production over craftsmanship....

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5 big trends in windows and doors in 2018
07 Aug

5 big trends in windows and doors in 2018

Westbury gives you the low-down on what’s hot and what’s not in the world of windows and doors....

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