How to Plant a Window Box

Window boxes look beautiful. Whether you attach your box to a window facing your garden or the street, the flowers (or vegetables) will brighten up your property and add colour to your home. But how do you plant a window box? And what are the best types of flowers to use? Here’s a guide with the steps you need to …

Great Yorkshire Show

Did you spot us at the 160th Great Yorkshire Show? The annual event celebrates the very best of food, farming and rural Yorkshire life. We teamed up with a local primary school (Aberford C of E) to visit the show so that they could learn more about the agricultural and farming industry. They all popped in at our stand to …

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How to Measure for New Windows

If you want to put up some new timber-framed windows in your home, the first thing you’ll have to do is measure the area. This involves more than simply getting out the tape measure and a pencil and pad. You need to make sure you measure the space accurately because otherwise you’ll end up with windows that don’t fit. And …

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Six Tips for Cleaning Glass Patio Doors

If you have glass patio doors looking out onto your garden, you’ll want to make sure they stay clean. There’s nothing more annoying than smudges and stains getting in the way of your lovely view. Keeping your glass patio doors looking their best is something any homeowner can do relatively easily. All it takes is a bit of preparation. Here’s …

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Conservative or inspired? Five colours ideas for your conservatory and garden room

In years gone by, conservatories and garden rooms were simple affairs with plain décor and basic furniture. But today’s conservatory and garden room owners are more adventurous than their predecessors and much less concerned about conventional appearance. The modern conservatory or garden room is an extension of both the owner’s home and the home owner themselves. But how can your …

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10 Step Guide to Purchasing Windows and Doors

Enhancing your home with beautifully designed and well fitted windows doesn’t have to be a headache. Here at Timber Windows, we understand that the plethora of choice and options to consider can be overwhelming so we pride ourselves on giving honest, straight-forward advice. Set a budget Well-made and expertly fitted, real wood windows will undoubtedly add value to your home, …

Energy Efficiency Ratings Explained

Energy Efficiency Ratings Explained

Have you ever looked at those colourful, energy efficient bar charts and wondered what they all mean? Or even how they affect you and your property? You may even understand the ratings but are at a loss as to how to increase your home’s energy efficiency .Worry no more. Read our helpful guide ‘energy efficiency ratings explained’ and be confident …

Buyers Guide: Types of Doors

Choosing the right door for your home can be a difficult decision to make as there are many different variables to take into consideration, so to make your choice easier we’ve put together a handy buyer’s guide. Here at Timber Windows, we offer an extensive range of external doors, and because all of our doors and frames are manufactured bespoke, …

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Christmas Window Display Ideas

The most wonderful time of year is fast approaching, so what better time than now, to start thinking about your holiday decorations. From traditional Christmas trees to twinkling icicle lights, there’s something to suit everyone’s taste, but one area of the home that’s often forgotten about is windows. An impressive Christmas window display adds a touch of magic, drawing attention …

Redecoration Tips

We’ve put together a handy guide for those who are considering redecorating their windows and doors. If you’re nearing the end of the guarantee period of your paint or you’d simply like to freshen up the appearance of your home, then why not download our helpful guide here…