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Factory-finished windows 10 years on

Thu 01 Sep 2016

George Barnsdale were invited back to see how their windows and doors were doing 10 years after they were installed.

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Golden Ratio Georgian windows for masterful new-build.

Fri 05 Aug 2016

Conservation™ timber windows and doors by Mumford & Wood have been architecturally specified for a masterful Georgian-style new-build home in a pretty rural Wiltshire village. Owned by a London-based professional couple, Dominic and Kate, with little free time to search for the ideal location of their new home in the country, they brought in and briefed a property finder to do the leg-work first. The agent found a one-acre site occupied by a 1970’s bungalow, with permission for a replacement property, which was perfect in terms of size and location.

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Can Timber Windows Really Be Low Maintenance?

Thu 14 Jul 2016

Nicola Harrison, General Manager of Bereco Timber Windows & Doors answers the most common questions she's asked by homeowners - 'How often will I have to decorate my windows?' and 'How long is the paint actually going to last?'.

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Why opt for triple-glazing?

Tue 12 Jul 2016

Triple glazing is growing in popularity in the UK, with around 5% of windows bought now triple glazed. So what are the main advantages of triple glazing over double glazing and why is it gaining ground in the UK? Chayley Collis from Green Building Store shares her thoughts with the Wood Window Alliance.

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SLIM PANE DOUBLE GLAZED UNITS - a blog by Frank Buckley, MD of Mumford & Wood

Fri 08 Jul 2016

I recently read a very interesting paper by Natasha L Ginks from De Montfort University’s Institute of Energy & Sustainable Development looking at the attitudes of conservation bodies in the UK to slim double glazing (SPDG) in listed buildings. One of the most striking findings was the difference between the planning authorities in England and Scotland. The Scottish authorities seem much more comfortable with the replacement of single glazed units with slim double glazed units on the grounds of the improved thermal efficiency and that the retrofitting of units, in fact, prolongs the life of the original window.

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