Timber frames are a ubiquitous sight on Victorian and Georgian houses across the country, their authentic craftsmanship adding a charming touch that is hard to replicate by modern means. As timber windows and doors are now in competition with uPVC windows and composite doors, many customers are wondering whether they remain a viable option for their property. Here at Greenlife Designs UK Ltd, we are here to prove that timber framed windows, when combined with double glazing, are a fantastic option for homes in Sandhurst, Farnham and the surrounding areas.
We help our clients to find the best fitting windows for their property, and our custom timber models are often the most suited. Our trained team of installers work hard to deliver an affordable, non-disruptive service.
If you have any questions about our options for your home, feel free to contact us today. Our friendly employees are always happy to answer any questions that you may have. Here are the benefits of timber framed windows:
The main advantage of a timber window is its aesthetic. While other models may be cheaper or more practical, you simply cannot compete with a well-crafted timber sash. There is something so evocative about a handmade timber frame that makes countless homeowners choose them for properties across the UK.
Their timeless quality makes them ideal for heritage buildings. If you still have the original windows, but need to have them replaced, timber windows with double glazing could make more sense than uPVC windows. The same goes for doors, although composite doors come in a range of classic and contemporary designs.
Timber frames are no longer as inefficient as they were in the past, as they can now be fitted with double or triple glazing for a well-insulated seal. This means that you do not have to compromise on aesthetics when improving the energy efficiency of your home. Improving your insulation results in:
A simple upgrade to double glazed windows can make a noticeable difference to your energy costs. Find out more today.
Part of the charm of timber windows is that they are handmade from a natural material. As timber is harvested from trees, it can be sustainably grown without having a negative environmental impact. This differs from plastic products, which are often non-recyclable and are simply thrown in the landfill when at the end of their lifespan.
Once timber doors and windows are too worn down, they naturally biodegrade. This is an advantage they have over uPVC windows and composite doors. Our timber frames, with double glazing included, are available across the wider Farnham area.