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  • 21 / October

    Maximise Daylight in The Home

    Press Release – October 2021 Maximise daylight by creating bright and uplifting spaces in the home with leading glazing specialists, Thames Valley Window Company’s range of composite, aluminium and timber glass roof lanterns and lights. Benefitting both mental and physical health, sunlight plays a huge part in our overall well-being. With the clever architectural design, roof lanterns allow natural light…

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    • 11 / October

      A Brief History of Victorian Windows?

      In our latest blog article, we will take a step back in time to the 19th century to understand the history of Victorian windows. Windows are often referred to as “eyes of the home” as they allow both natural light and fresh air into the home and offer panoramic views from the interior. There are various window styles, from elegant…

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      • 7 / October

        Home Improvements That Shouldn’t Require Planning Permission

        Before starting any home improvements it is always worth asking your local planning authority if you require planning permission or does it falls within permitted development (PD)? We were thrilled that our pebble grey composite front door from Apeer 70 that we installed into a detached property in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Newbury featured in the latest…

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        • 7 / October

          On Trend Flat Roof Lights and Glass Lanterns

          Flat roof lights or glass lanterns, how to decide which is the best style for your flat roof extension?. We are delighted that the Atlas glass lantern we designed and installed in an Orangery in Wokingham, Berkshire, featured in the “Let there be light” article in Inside Kent publication The article offers homeowners some professional advice and guidance on the…

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          • 20 / September

            Rooflights for Flat Roof Extensions

            Are you thinking of extending with a single-storey extension? Flat roof extensions are all the trend with homeowners, architects and builders and have made a comeback in popularity in the last few years. Flat roofs have taken a bit of a backseat since the early 1970s. Considered to be outdated and susceptible to water leaks, homeowners turned to pitch roofs….

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            • 15 / September

              Hello Autumn – Now is the time to order New Windows and Doors for 2022!

              As the temperate begins to drop and the new Autumn season looms, it’s time to tuck your garden furniture away and bring the warmth inside. Now is the ideal time to place your order for new windows and doors for your 2022 home renovation projects or new builds? It might seem odd to be thinking about a home improvement project…

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              • 10 / September

                Glazing Solutions for Modern Barn Conversion

                Great coverage for the modern barn conversion in Oxford, where we installed contemporary glazing solution of Solarlux fixed windows and sliding glass doors. The spectacular timber and brick modern barn conversion is a luxurious south-facing holiday home located in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside with exceptional rural views. We were thrilled to see that it is featured in three publications this…

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                • 10 / September

                  Thinking of Extending? – Modern Conservatory Ideas

                  Are you thinking of adding a conservatory? Here are some modern conservatory ideas? We are excited to see two of our stunning Solarlux Wintergardens feature in the Home and Building Online Article – 20 Genius Conservatory Ideas. Suppose you’re planning on extending your property in 2022 with a contemporary glass extension. In that case, this exciting article is full of…

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                  • 6 / September

                    We are Sponsoring Newbury Real Ale Festival 2021 – Win Free Entrance Tickets

                    We are thrilled to be sponsoring Newbury Real Ale Festival, on Saturday 11th September 2021 at Northcroft Fields, Newbury Join us in celebrating a community social & fundraising event, with over 200 ales & ciders plus a Rum & Gin bar and plenty of delicious food outlets and some fantastic live music. All proceeds from the event are divided between…

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                    • 3 / September

                      Window Shapes – A Glossary

                      There are many distinct types of window shapes to choose from. They offer more architectural interest than rectangular windows. Over the last eighteen months, they have become an increasingly popular design feature with homeowners, architects and interior designers within both modern and traditional properties. One of the big trends we see in the home interior is using large shaped windows…

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                      • 30 / August

                        How To Get The Best Window Quote When Shopping Around for Windows

                        When it comes to buying high-quality replacement windows and doors for your home, it is a major investment that can cost thousands of pounds for the quality and style that you’re looking for. With so many double glazing companies out there offering window and door installations, it can be hard to decipher exactly who to choose and trust, whether you…

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                        • 24 / August

                          We are Sponsoring – Sandhurst Town Boys & Girls FC (STBGFC) 5 & 7-a-side Football Tournament 2021

                          It’s Back! The Sandhurst Town Boys and Girls Football Tournament 2021 is around the corner. We are delighted to partner with the club that has been part of the local community for 40 years providing football to children of all ages and abilities. We are pleased to be sponsoring such an excellent tournament after some tough months for everyone. The…

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                          • 24 / August

                            Our First Live Exhibition – Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2021 at Excel London

                            24th – 26th September 2021 Excel London Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway, London E16 1XL After 18 months of Covid Restrictions, We are delighted to be exhibiting in person with Internorm at Homebuilding and Renovating Show 2021 on Sunday 26th September 10 am – 4.30 pm Stand C122 The show is the perfect opportunity for self-builders, homeowners and renovators…

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                            • 24 / August

                              TV Windows Sponsor Bracknell Rugby Club 1st Team

                              We are excited to announce a new partnership with our local Bracknell Rugby Football Club. We’ll be sponsoring the 1st XV Team kit for the next two seasons. For the 21 / 22 season, they will play in South East 1.League. Bracknell Rugby Club recently unveiled the new kits with the TVW logo across the front of the shirts for…

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                              • 23 / August

                                Kerb Appeal Ideas for Modern and Period Properties

                                Press Release: August 2021 Are you looking for some kerb appeal ideas for your home? whether selling a house or needs some ideas and inspiration on window and door maintenance, we take a closer look at options in our latest press release. With over 35 years of expertise within the glazing industry, Thames Valley Window Company is renowned for high-quality…

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                                • 23 / August

                                  How To Match Windows And Doors To Your Home

                                  If you’ve just bought a new home or are considering replacing the windows and doors in your existing home, you may find it a tricky feat to work out exactly what type of new doors and windows you should purchase to complement the look and feel of your home. Sometimes the installations already on your property seem like the best…

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                                  • 18 / August

                                    Air500 Lift and Slide Patio Doors – A Video Guide

                                    Video Transcription: Hi, I’m Liam from Thames Valley Windows, I’m one of the design consultants. Here we have our Air 500LS lift and slide patio door system and in an anthracite grey outside with the white inside. The Air sliding doors operate on a lift-and-slide mechanism which allows for incredible ease of operation as you can see here being able…

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                                    • 16 / August

                                      Which Window Styles Best Suit Different Types Of Houses?

                                      Choosing new windows for your property is a big decision, as home window installations usually only take place once every 10-15 years so getting the perfect window styles is important. Whether it is a home improvement project or a new build you’ll be looking for something which not only complements the style and look of your home, but that provides…

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                                      • 10 / August

                                        Award Winning Pirnar Aluminium Entrance Doors

                                        Pirnar aluminium entrance doors are award-winning front doors that are sure to make a striking statement to your home. Pirnar understands more than most that the entrance to a home is one of the most important factors and creates an immediate impression on the guest or homeowner, which follows into their expectation of the inside of the house. Innovative and…

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                                        • 6 / August

                                          Solarlux Ecoline & Highline Bi-Folding Doors – A Video Guide

                                          Video Transcription: Hi, I’m Marcus from Thames Valley Windows, and today we will be talking about the Ecoline and Highline Bi-folding doors from Solarlux. Highline and Ecoline are our premium folding glass door systems from Solarlux. It’s a state of the art aluminium bi-fold system. The Ecoline and the Highline Bi-folding doors are primarily one system, the main difference being…

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