Entries by James Spraget

Engineered Softwood Timber Windows

Educate yourself about the engineered softwood used to manufacture Timber Windows Softwood Engineered Timber Windows This is the only softwood that we recommend using as it is ‘engineered’. This is a process where several pieces of softwood are glued together with opposing grain directions to form a single ‘laminated’ piece, this in turn leads to a very […]

Timber Windows – London

Timber Windows are an exquisite feature of any modern-day London property. The period properties found in this area of the country are iconic with their large Timber Sash Windows and the history of them is rather grand. Timber Sash windows are first believed to have been used in the late 17th century. Earlier than this […]

The Painting Process of Timber Windows

Timber Windows are preserved, painted and finished in 5 stages: Stage 1) The first Chemical preservation stage is completed by direct dipping of the timber window into the preservative solution to protect against moisture absorption. Stage 2) The second Chemical preservation stage is completed by direct dipping of the timber window into the preservative solution […]

Timber Windows Online

Obtaining a quote for Timber Windows has never been easier. The old method of contacting a window company to attend your property and measure up whist providing you there highly polished sales pitch is now redundant in our opinion! Online sales of everything has taken a huge leap in recent years and buying timber windows […]

Timber Windows and FENSA Certificates

Timber Windows and FENSA Certificates. When do you need a FENSA certificate? We often get asked by our customers if we can supply a FENSA certificate when supplying Timber Windows. There seems to be some confusion over what FENSA actually is, plus how it is relevant to works being carried out in your home. Even […]

Trickle Vent or no Trickle Vent?

Do we add a Trickle Vent that is the question? The use of a Trickle Vent is often pondered over for a considerable period of time. Some people consider them an addition to a window that is not astetically pleasing but it may be essential! Here at Timber Windows Direct we manufacture our windows with […]

Toughened safety glazing – Building Regulations

Toughened Safety Glazing and Building Regulations Toughened Safety Glazing is a very important factor in modern building regulations. You will need to take this into consideration when replacing your Timber Windows and Doors. You will also need to ensure you are complying with relevant regulations as Dwellings are required to be energy efficient. Energy Efficiency A method […]

Increase property value with Timber Windows

Increase property value with Timber Windows It’s a fact! Timber Windows are proven to increase property value and the cost of this refurbishment is surprisingly lower than you would expect! If you purchase your Timber windows from a supplier and then hire a carpenter or window fitter to install them the price of the total refurbishment would […]