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With another year coming to an end, we look through our top 6 advice articles from 2016.

A recent study by Which? has highlighted the big difference between the best and worst-rated double glazing companies.

The study analysed various parts of the sales and installation process, including the quality of products and installation, knowledge of staff, value for money, and customer service.

Victorian Windows – A History

The Victorian architecture period lasted from 1837 to 1901 and was made up of several styles, including the Italianate, Gothic Revival, and Queen Anne styles.

With Christmas just over a month away and days getting increasingly shorter and darker, it is important to make sure your timber windows are ready for the colder months.

The Sash Window Workshop is proud to announce that we have been shortlisted within the timber company category for the 2016 National Fenestration Awards.

Are you travelling on the Tube in London in the next few months? Look out for our Tube adverts in Warwick Avenue and Holloway Road.

When looking to replace your timber windows it is important to check whether you need to obtain planning permission for the work to be carried out.

It may only be the start of October, but it is important to check that your home is ready for the winter months before the cold weather sets in.

FSC® Friday is a yearly international celebration of responsible forestry and this year is taking place today (Friday 30th September).

The first event took place in the UK in 2008 aiming to raise awareness of the importance of looking after the world’s forests and purchasing products made from sustainable forests. Last year FSC® Friday was celebrated by 31 countries worldwide, including the UK.

Do your timber windows need repairing? Worried about how to protect your property while the work is done?

If you are not careful, the process of repairing timber windows can result in dust getting on surrounding items while the work is taking place. To protect the furnishings in your room it is important to take a number of precautions.

The Victorian Society yesterday released their top 10 historic buildings at risk.

For the first time ever, none of the buildings to make the list are located in London and the South East.  The director of the Victorian Society, Christopher Costello, explained that there were fewer nominations for buildings across London and the South East.

Commencing on the 8th September and running until the 11th September, Heritage Open Days is England's biggest festival of history and culture.

Established in 1994 as England’s contribution to the European Heritage Days, Heritage Open Days aims to provide the public with access to historic monuments and buildings for free.

We are proud to announce that The Sash Window Workshop has been shortlisted for this year’s Manufacturer MX Awards for Customer Focus.

The competition has been exceptionally tough this year, with a 23% increase in the number of entries compared to last year’s programme. With only seven companies being shortlisted for the Customer Focus award, the competition to be shortlisted is extremely competitive.

Ensuring that we provide a high level of customer service is very important to us. We are always looking for new ways to better utilise technology within our business in order to improve customer service and reduce our effect on the environment.

When looking to replace your timber windows or doors, it is important to consider the different timber options that companies may use in their quotations.

Timber selection is probably the most important element in quality window manufacture. With regular maintenance, windows built using the best timber should last a lifetime and beyond. Timber should be chosen for strength, durability and stability.

The Sash Window Workshop is proud to announce that we have raised £200 for MacMillian Cancer Support.

It is extremely important to ensure that both the manufacturing and installation of your new windows or doors are carried out to a high quality.

We are proud to announce that we have received FSC® Chain of Custody Certification, showing that we comply with the high social and environmental standards that the organisation represents.

The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®) is an international, non-governmental organisation promoting responsible management of the world’s forests.  The FSC is endorsed by the major environmental Non-Government Organisations, including WWF, Greenpeace and The Woodland Trust, and their certification is internationally recognised as the benchmark for responsible forestry.

After an extremely successful start to 2016, we are proud to announce the launch of our new website.

We have listened to feedback from our existing customers and have increased the number of images on the website alongside improving usability to make it easier for customers to navigate around the site. The new website is also fully mobile optimised to further improve customer experience.

The Front door is a very important part of the house. Not only does it set the tone for the rest of the building, it is also the first thing anyone sees when they enter and acts as a barrier against the outside world. Through the ages, the front door has been through many incarnations and design styles. It is even possible to guess the period of the front door by its style.

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