Double Or Secondary Glazing – Which One Is Right For My Home?

Double Glazing by Ventrolla

DOUBLE OR SECONDARY GLAZING? WHICH ONE IS RIGHT FOR MY HOME? Are draughty sash windows making your home cold? Or is outside noise bothering you? Do you worry that your windows compromise the security of your property? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, upgrading the glazing in your timber windows could be […]

Are You Making An Escape To The Country?

Timber sash windows handcrafted by Ventrolla

ARE YOU MAKING AN ESCAPE TO THE COUNTRY? The landscape has changed beyond recognition for many over the past year, thanks to the pandemic. And quite literally for those who have realised that remote working frees them from being tied to living within reach of the bright lights and bustle of the city to do […]

Are Your Timber Windows Hiding Something From You?

Torrdarach House

Are Your timber windows hiding something from you? If you can hear annoying rattles, feel a cold draught or find that the interior walls around your windows are becoming damp, it could be that although your timber windows look fantastic, that they’re hiding problems from you. Fact is, that many common issues suffered by original […]

Period Homes: 5 Ways To Get Your Home Ready For Summer

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Winter can take its toll on the condition of your home’s exterior – long periods of wet weather, sub-zero temperatures and wind can all play a part. So, now spring is here, it’s well worth spending a little time checking that there’s no damage that needs repairing. Investing time now can save you money in […]

Is my old window too far gone for you to repair it?

Timber window before repair

You may think that your timber windows are too damaged to be repaired. However, we know how important it is to retain original sash or casement windows, so wherever possible, we will carry out sympathetic repairs before we consider replacing your windows. The Repair Process  Much of the restoration we do involves replacing rotten timber […]

Securing Your Timber Windows

Open Sash window with lock

Windows are typically considered the weak point in a building’s security. And original sash and casement windows, with their thin glazing (around 2 – 4mm thick) can be a worry to home owners. But if your home still has windows dating from Victorian times, there are ways of bolstering their security, to give you additional […]