Tagged: timber windows

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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,...

Before-and-after replacement windows for period property
15 Jun

Before-and-after replacement windows for period property

See how new windows have transformed this incredible period property – while still complementing the building’s original style!

The rise and fall of the timber window
20 Dec

The rise and fall of the timber window

Throughout the 20th Century, timber window frames earned something of a bad reputation in terms of performance. Their unpopularity is a shame because timber is not only an attractive choice...

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...

What to consider when replacing windows
31 Jan

What to consider when replacing windows

Don’t compromise on the finish and performance of your property with old, tired looking windows. Replace them with the latest products on the market and give your home an instant...

Timber myths
16 May

Timber myths

There is a popular misperception that solid hardwood is the best product available for external joinery. It’s not. The two things you need from timber joinery are stability and durability.

5 interesting facts about windows
27 Apr

5 interesting facts about windows

There's a lot more to a property's windows than meets the eye. Find out 5 interesting facts about glass windows and how they came to be what they are today.

What is a casement window?
21 Nov

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?

What is a sash window?
01 Nov

What is a sash window?

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

Reducing sound and noise in buildings
23 Oct

Reducing sound and noise in buildings

In our latest guest blog post, Peak Acoustics share some practical steps to help prevent outdoor noise entering a building and causing a disturbance.