With the year coming to an end, we look back on 7 of our most popular advice articles in 2019.
How to Identify the Right Timber for Your Windows and Doors
Continuing to be a popular advice article on the website, the article examines some of the most popular timbers used when manufacturing wooden windows and doors and shows how they compare with regards to sustainability and durability.
The article is aimed at helping customers identify the best timber for their windows and doors and understand why quotations using different timbers may be different prices.
Georgian Architecture Guide
Looking to renovate and restore your Georgian property? This article offers a guide to Georgian architecture, interiors and the key characteristics of a Georgian home.
Should I Replace Single Glazed Sash Windows with Double Glazed Sash Windows?
We often have customers contacting us who are unsure of their options when looking to improve the thermal efficiency of their sash windows.
This article explains the different options, ranging from draught proofing the existing windows to installing complete new, double glazed sash windows.
Matching the Right Timber Front Door Style for your Period Property
If you are looking to replace your front door with a door appropriate for the period of your property, this article discusses the changes in front doors from the Georgian period through to the 1920s and 1930s.
The Difference Between Sash Windows and Casement Windows
We often receive enquiries from users who are unsure what type of window they have. This article looks at the different between sliding sash windows and casement windows and some of the benefits and issues with each type of window.
The History of Windows in the UK
This article examines the history of windows in the UK and how they have evolved from small holes in the wall, without any glass in, to the windows we know today. In particular, the article examines the development of sash and casement windows from the 17th Century.
Casement and Sash Window Replacement: Complying with Building Regulations
If you are looking to replace your windows, including the window frame, you will need to ensure that your new windows comply with building regulations. A certificate confirming this will be required if you ever wish to sell the property.
This article offers advice on how to check that your windows will comply to these regulations.