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  • Advantages of installing a Contemporary Glazed Extension in Hampshire
    14th February 2024

    Advantages of installing a Contemporary Glazed Extension in Hampshire

    An Introduction to Contemporary Glazed Extensions A contemporary glazed extension  is an excellent addition to any Hampshire, Surrey and Berkshire home. These glazed extensions can be designed with structural glass to create a frameless glass box. Designed in various shapes and sizes and provide homeowners the opportunity to make the most of their outdoor spaces; to enjoy the indoor/outdoor lifestyle….

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    • International Dealers Day
      13th February 2024

      Another Fantastic International Dealers Day Event at Solarlux Headquarters Melle

      Our designers, Luke and George, visited Solarlux Headquarters in Melle, Germany, last weekend for the 2024 International Dealers Day Event to learn about all the latest Solarlux products, industry trends and market developments. Solarlux displayed some great new products, including internal glazing, Flexa SL45 bi-folds,  and the latest innovation is sliding doors the Highline and Eco line systems. The day…

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      • condensation on aluminium windows
        2nd February 2024

        Tips to Prevent Condensation on Aluminium Windows

        We often think that condensation on aluminium windows results from manufacturing defects of the window or inferior installation. In reality, no double or triple glazed energy efficient windows will 100% eliminate condensation, whether you have uPVC or aluminium frames. Double and triple glazing help keep the glass’s surface temperature warmer and reduce window condensation. Glass is generally one of the…

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        • Triple Glazed Windows
          30th January 2024

          Should I Choose Double Or Triple Glazed Windows For My Hampshire Home?

          Double Glazing & Triple Glazing in Hampshire, Berkshire and Surrey Double glazing in Hampshire has long been the premium choice for homeowners looking for increased energy-efficiency from the windows in their homes. First invented in the USA back in the 1930s, “double glazing” became widespread across Hampshire and the rest of the UK in the 1970s. These new style uPVC…

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          • GGP INSTALLER AWARDS_24_SHORTLISTED_LOGO (003)
            23rd January 2024

            We’ve been shortlisted for GGP Installers Awards 2024

            We are delighted to announce that our home renovation project in Farnham, has been shortlisted for the ‘Best installation – residential (over £20,000)’ in the forthcoming  GGP Installers Awards 2024 ​​​The GGP Installers Awards are the benchmark for excellence in glazing installation within the glazing industry. Being shortlisted for the GGP Installers Awards 2024 reflects the dedication and innovation of…

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            • RIBA Approved CPD Seminars 2024
              23rd January 2024

              2024 RIBA Approved CPD Glazing Seminars for Architects

              After our successful 2023 CPD Seminars, Thames Valley Windows is committed to providing exceptional RIBA Approved CPD Glazing Seminars to architects and contractors throughout 2024. If you are interested in registering for one or both of these seminars, please register below.   We are delighted to announce the following date for our first 2024 RIBA Approved CPD Glazing Seminar. Tuesday…

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              • Farnborough Homebuilding & Renovating Show
                15th January 2024

                Farnborough Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2024 – Our Most Successful Show Ever

                What a fantastic first Home Building and Renovation Show in 2024 at the Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre. The Internorm stand was busy from when the doors opened until they closed. Thank you to everyone who visited us! We enjoyed meeting you and listening to your requirements for your new builds and home renovations, and we can’t wait to…

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                • Timber Windows in Oxfordshire
                  9th January 2024

                  Timber or timber alternative? What windows are best suited to your Oxfordshire home?

                  A Selection Of Our Favourite Timber & Timber Alternative Projects in Oxfordshire During the 1980s and 1990s, timber windows in Oxfordshire and the UK slowly fell from favour. Initially, the only option available, timber window frames, slowly fell by the wayside as uPVC options were introduced to the market and gained popularity. Homeowners found their old wooden timber windows draughty,…

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                  • Predicted Front Door Trends in Colours and Style for 2024
                    5th January 2024

                    Predicted Front Door Trends in Colours and Style for 2024

                    Your front door is your home’s first impression that guests will see, setting the tone for the rest of your house. 2024 promises a fresh perspective for Front door trends. Is it time to start thinking about updating your front door to keep up with the latest trends? Here are a few of the predicted front door ideas and trends…

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                    • Patio Door ideas for your Surrey Home // Patio doors in Surrey
                      2nd January 2024

                      Four Patio Door ideas for your Surrey Home

                      Exploring Some Of Our Favourite, Recent Patio Door Projects If you search for the right patio doors in Surrey, you will find you are spoiled for choice. There are so many different patio door options to choose from that it can take time to know which one will work best for your home in Surrey. Over recent months, we’ve worked…

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                      • Double-Glazed Windows for Your Oxfordshire Home
                        27th December 2023

                        Choosing the Right Double-Glazed Windows for Your Oxfordshire Home: A Comprehensive Guide

                        Double or Triple glazed windows play a vital role in our homes. They allow natural light to flood in, provide ventilation, and offer a view of the world outside. But when it comes to choosing the right windows for your Oxfordshire home, the options can be overwhelming. With so many styles, materials, and features to consider, where do you even…

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                        • Conservatories in Hampshire
                          21st December 2023

                          A selection of our favourite projects installing conservatories in Hampshire

                          A new conservatory to any home in Hampshire is a beautiful way to add more living space while tapping into the contemporary indoor/outdoor living trend. With so many different styles of conservatories, it is possible to find a conservatory style to suit any property in Hampshire, from the traditional to the ultra-modern. As experts in the glazing and home improvement…

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                          • Christmas Jumper Charity Day 2023 yesterday. We felt Sebastian's Action Trust.
                            19th December 2023

                            Christmas Jumper Charity Day 2023 – Raising funds for Sebastian’s Action Trust

                            The Thames Valley Windows team participated in Christmas Jumper Charity Day 2023 yesterday. We felt Christmassy and dressed in our most festive attire whilst raising money for Sebastian’s Action Trust. Everyone enjoyed a fun and festive day in our Christmas Jumpers, and don’t they all look incredibly joyful in their knits? This year, our participation in Christmas Jumper Day held…

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                            • window and door trends 2024
                              13th December 2023

                              Window and Door Trends for 2024

                              As we approach 2024, it’s time to look ahead and see what a new year will bring regarding window and door trends. The thing about window and door trends is that they come and go. Does that mean you shouldn’t embrace them? Not at all The glazing industry is constantly evolving and adapting to new trends and technologies. Many exciting…

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                              • The Top Interior Door Trends for 2024
                                8th December 2023

                                Sleek and Minimalist: The Top Interior Door Trends for 2024

                                Our latest blog article provides tips and advice on the top interior door trends for 2024. Attention to detail count when it comes to interior design. From the colour of the walls to the furniture and decor, each element helps to create a stylish and cohesive living space. However, interior doors can significantly impact the overall look, flow and ambience…

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                                • Christmas Office Closing Times
                                  30th November 2023

                                  2023 Christmas Office Closing Times

                                  Over the Christmas and New Year festive season, our office will be closed from midday on Friday, 22nd December 2023 and reopen on Tuesday, 2nd January 2024 at 9 am. During this time, our Bracknell showroom is open by appointment only. Our website enquiry emails will be monitored periodically between Tuesday, the 26th, and Friday, the 29th of December, for…

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                                  • 2023 Christmas Window and Door Competition
                                    21st November 2023

                                    2023 Christmas Window and Door Photo Competition

                                    It’s time to decorate your TVW windows and doors and enter our 2023 Christmas Window and Door Competition. Guaranteed yule have fun! Enter to be in with a chance of winning one of two £50 Amazon vouchers to spend this Christmas. With 34 days until Christmas, the countdown is on to the most wonderful time of the year. From 24th…

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                                    • 4 Energy Saving Tips for Reducing Your Electric Bill
                                      20th November 2023

                                      4 Energy Saving Tips for Reducing Your Electric Bill

                                      As the winter draws closer, homeowners look at ways to reduce their gas and electric bill. As the cost of living continues to rise, saving money on everyday expenses becomes increasingly essential. With the right strategies and investments, you can enjoy a more energy-efficient home while reducing electricity expenses. This article will give you some energy-saving tips for lowering your…

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                                      • What Double Glazed Door & Window Handles to Choose? Monkey Tail Window Handles
                                        16th November 2023

                                        On Trend – Black Wrought Iron Monkey Tail Window Handles

                                        Introduction Wrought Iron monkey tail window handles have been popular for almost a century and were used heavily during the 30s mass house-building era in the UK. The design of the monkey tail window handle was easy for artists to produce by hand from cast iron and became widespread. Even today, you can find original cast iron monkey tail window…

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                                        • Our five favourite uPVC window projects, Berkshire
                                          3rd November 2023

                                          Our five favourite uPVC window projects, Berkshire

                                          uPVC has been around since the 1930s but was only used to make window frames half a century later. Today, uPVC windows and doors are a popular choice with homeowners across Berkshire, Surrey, and Hampshire. However, not all uPVC double-glazed windows are manufactured the same or, indeed, are equally attractive. Older uPVC windows were often aesthetically unappealing and tended to develop discoloured patches on their…

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