The Enemies of Doors & Windows

Doors and windows are usually exposed to stresses from inside and outside the house – this makes it doubly hard to maintain their aesthetics and functionality long-term. The longevity of materials, security elements and quality of workmanship should be enough to protect you and keep your household safe and comfortable. There are several factors that…

The Pros and Cons of uPVC and Wooden Windows?

When it comes to replacing the windows on your home, you may have to decide whether you are going to replace the existing windows the uPVC windows or wooden windows. Here is our guide to the advantages and disadvantages of these two most common types of window:   Wooden Sash windows Pros Traditional look is…

5 Signs You Need New Doors

They say “it’s what’s on the inside that counts” but when looking at a house, the windows and doors make a big first impression. In this blog we will highlight the key elements to look out for to ensure your doors aren’t letting the rest of the house down, as well as some tips for…

Why Choose Accoya Wood for Your Windows and Doors?

Accoya sash windows and doors are long lasting, hard-wearing and can bring beauty to a home. There are a number of different types of timber available in the manufacturing of sash windows and French and bi-folding doors, but there are a number benefits to using Accoya Timber, which is created through a process of acetylating…

What Is Accoya Wood?

One type of wood becoming more and more popular in households is Accoya wood. One of the best known qualities of this product is that it is a modified wood. It is made with soft and hard wood processes that allow the wood to be genetically modified and treated. It is a long lasting and…

Grand Opening

My most apt description of a sash window is a traditional window that can be opened from the bottom up or the top down. The typical sash window has both an upper and lower sash that utilises a sliding mechanism and has a movable casing that holds the glass panes in place. The word itself…