Tagged: timber

Westbury Windows & Joinery blog.

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...

Plant of the month: Mistletoe
12 Dec

Plant of the month: Mistletoe

This month we look at the Mistletoe plant! Considered a symbol of vitality by many cultures for millennia, this evergreen plant brings life to your garden even in the midwinter.

What do you gain from investing in quality windows and doors?
03 Dec

What do you gain from investing in quality windows and doors?

When we personalise our homes, much of our focus can go into considering the interior design. It is there that we lay bare our character and style. However, when the...

The sustainable lifecycle of a timber roof lantern: Accoya®
18 Nov

The sustainable lifecycle of a timber roof lantern: Accoya®

You can install a beautiful new roof lantern into your home and help the environment at the same time by choosing a product made from renewable, eco-friendly materials. We look...

Tree of the month: Common Ash
15 Nov

Tree of the month: Common Ash

This month we look at the Common Ash! A familiar and well-loved tree known for its pale-grey bark and clusters of seeds. Sadly, these beautiful trees are being destroyed by...

Tree of the month: Eucalyptus
11 Oct

Tree of the month: Eucalyptus

This month we look at the fragrant Eucalyptus Tree! With its striking blue-grey leaves and medicinal properties, both humans and koalas alike adore this fast-growing tree…

Tree of the month: Golden Weeping Willow
03 Sep

Tree of the month: Golden Weeping Willow

This month we take a look at the Golden Weeping Willow tree – in all of its ‘weeping’ and ‘whomping’ glory! With such a rich history of symbolic reverence across...

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...

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...

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...