The Wonderful World Of Timber Windows

gothic timber sash window

The Wonderful World Of Timber Windows Unusual Timber Windows: A striking gothic arched sash window adds character to this home’s façade Over the years, the team at Ventrolla have been lucky enough to work on a huge range of period properties from the Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian eras – including terraces, cottages, mansions, villas, schools, […]

Six Costly Mistakes To Avoid When Renovating Your Period Home

6 costly mistakes to avoid when renovating your period home

Six costly mistakes to avoid when renovating your period home Period homes have such charm, but renovating them can be a minefield Renovating a period home is vital for preserving features, materials and details that are impossible to reproduce. Not only will it future-proof your home’s heritage but it can even add value, too. But […]

How Do I Measure My Timber Windows For A Budget Price?

How do I measure my timber windows for a budget price?

How Do I Measure My Timber Windows For a Budget Price? We know that undertaking a large renovation project can be daunting, time consuming and expensive. Whether that’s focusing on one thing in your home (e.g. a new roof, new windows etc.) or a full renovation of your property, we understand the pressure of managing […]

How Can I Make My Listed Property More Energy Efficient?

Grade ii listed Glebe House - Ventrolla Sash Window Repair

How Can I Make My Listed Property More Energy Efficient?  Make your listed property more energy efficient, with these tips From cutting your fuel bill and lowering your carbon footprint, to complying with wider building regulations and enhancing your comfort, there are a number of reasons why you may want to make your listed period […]

Dressing Your Sash Windows The Victorian Way

Sarah Beeny's Rise Hall - Sash Window Repair by Ventrolla

Dressing Your Sash Windows The Victorian Way  Image credit: Andy Marshall Photography at Rise Hall. Windows by Ventrolla. Sash windows ­– a classic feature in Victorian homes – are sought after for their elegance and statement style. And if you’re lucky enough to live in a property with traditional timber windows – original or reproduction […]

The Anatomy Of Sash Windows

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The Anatomy of Sash Windows Sash Windows: Where do they originate? And what are all the parts called? Sash windows have never been more popular, and are continually rated as one of the top desirable features in period properties. But where do they originate? Contrary to popular belief, the first sliding box sashes were actually […]