Planning Permission to Replace Window Frames in Listed Buildings

Securing planning permission to replace window frames in listing buildings can be tough. Our experts talk you through what to include in your request Listed buildings are iconic and steeped in history, and planning officers across the UK want to make sure they are being properly looked after by their owners. This is why you must apply for planning permission …

How Wooden Windows Can Transform Your Home

Window and door upgrades and replacements are one of the most popular ways to for people upgrade and renovate their homes, not only can it transform the look of your home but can have a dramatic effect on your bills too. It goes without saying that replacing old wood or even uPVC with new timber frames can add huge curb …

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How To Choose a Window Colour To Match Your Render

Choosing the right colour windows for your brick or stone property is never the easiest decision when there’s so many choices available.  Rendered properties can create even more choices because you must choose a colour for the windows and for the walls. We are often asked what colour window frames and doors look best with rendered properties, so we have …

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What is a Timber Casement Window?

Casement window frames are hugely popular and look great on all types of property from period to modern   Timber widows come in a variety of frame types, from sash to tilt and turn via shaped, listed and, one of the most popular, casement. But with several options available, understanding the difference between each can be tough making it hard …

Are Timber Window Frames Better Than uPVC?

Not sure whether timber or uPVC frames are right for you? Read on to find out the pros and cons of each… One of the biggest decisions homeowners have to make when replacing windows and doors is whether to choose timber frames or uPVC alternatives. In recent years, the latter has become increasingly popular thanks to it being heavily marketed …

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French, Bi-fold and Patio Doors Explained

Open-plan and uninterrupted access between inside and outside are hallmarks of modern living. French, Bi-fold and Patio doors play a key role in creating these spaces and here’s what you need to know about each. Modern living is all about open spaces and creating an uninterrupted passage between the inside and outside of the home, regardless of whether you live …

Sash Windows Buyers Guide

There are a variety of types of windows available for your property at Timber Windows North. This post and buyers guide will give you an insight into sash windows and whether they are the right type of window for your property. The term window type is used to describe the opening arrangements of a window and has a knock-on impact …

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Casement Windows Buyers Guide

There are a variety of types of windows available for your property at Timber Windows North. This post and buyers guide will give you an insight into casement windows and whether they are the right type of window for your property. The term window type is used to describe the opening arrangements of a window and has a knock-on impact …

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How to Care for Timber Windows

We are passionate about Timber Windows; real wood windows can add to your homes aesthetics and really enhance the beauty and value of your home. However, something so beautiful must need a lot of upkeep? The simple answer is no, during our manufacturing process we ensure we do everything we can to ensure your Windows will last the test of …

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Different Types Of Sash Windows

In this post, we take you through the different types of sash windows. From traditional to sash for listed buildings, we explain the characteristics to help you decide which is right for your property. Venetian Sash Our venetian sash window is a triple sliding box sash window, where the outer two panes are fixed and the centre sash slides open, …