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  • 4th October 2022

    Popular Front Door Designs this Winter

    Autumn and Winter is a popular time of year for choosing a new entrance door. Here are a few of the most popular front door designs for 2022. We are thrilled to see the dark green composite front door we installed in Hook featured in the latest Real Homes publication. The  “Front Doors” article contains contemporary and traditional front door…

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    • Thames Valley Windows Great Bake Off for 2022 Macmillan Coffee Morning
      30th September 2022

      Thames Valley Windows Great Bake Off for 2022 Macmillan Coffee Morning

      The Thames Valley Windows team were again delighted to hold a coffee morning at our Bracknell Showroom to fundraise for Macmillan Cancer Support. This year the TVW team broke some eggs, rolled up their sleeves and hosted our own Thames Valley Windows Great Bake Off. Our enthusiastic bakers pulled together to whisk up an array of tasty homemade treats, and…

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      • Dining Room Ideas with Bi-Folding Doors
        25th September 2022

        Dining Room Ideas with Bi-Folding Doors

        Natural light, space and brightness are among the most significant factors to consider when designing a home’s interior. Whenever a living space is bright and spacious, it creates a minimalist and warm ambience. A colourful room filled with objects became a trend known as “Clutter core.” during the pandemic, it is seldomly seen as a bright, comfortable space to relax…

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        • Spontaneous glass breakage
          18th September 2022

          Spontaneous Glass Breakage

          Units Shattering for No Reason Spontaneous glass breakage is a glazing term used when a tempered glass unit shatters without any impact, which is a rare phenomenon. Whilst there is no way to identify glass that can be affected by spontaneous glass breakage, it will only occur in toughened glass. Toughened glass, also known as safety or tempered glass, is…

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          • 16th September 2022

            2022 Macmillan Coffee Morning at Thames Valley Windows

            It’s that time of year again! Join Thames Valley Windows in supporting the ‘2022 Macmillan Coffee Morning.’ Thursday, 29th September 2022 11 am – 4 pm Pop in for a cuppa & and a slice of cake. Thames Valley Window Showroom 44 Longshot Lane Bracknell Berkshire RG12 1RL Macmillan Cancer Support. Every coffee morning changes lives. We look forward to…

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            • Thames Valley Windows Closed For The State Funeral, of Her Majesty The Queen
              12th September 2022

              Thames Valley Windows Closed For The State Funeral, of Her Majesty The Queen

              Following the official announcement of the State Funeral of Her Majesty, The Queen will be held on Monday, 19th September 2022. This has been confirmed as a National Bank Holida.y Therefore Thames Valley Windows will be closed as a mark of respect and to allow our team to stand with the nation reflecting on this sad loss. We will re-open…

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              • Triple Glazing U Values
                9th September 2022

                Triple Glazing U Values

                Triple Glazing U Values When the topic of windows or glass arises, you may often hear the term U value being used. The U value is often used when comparing the energy performance of double or triple-glazed windows or glass units. It is a standard industry term to describe the level of thermal transmittance that a window or piece of…

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                • 8th September 2022

                  Player Sponsorship – Liam Griffin – New Milton Town FC

                  Thames Valley Windows are delighted to announce their sponsorship of New Milton Town FC central midfield player Liam Griffin. A highly experienced football player, Liam has been playing football since the age of 6. Liam joined Thames Valley Windows Sales Team in January 2020. In our latest blog article, Liam shares his passion for football. I was representing my District…

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                  • cost-of-living-crisis
                    2nd September 2022

                    Cost of Living Crisis – 40 Ways to Save Money on Energy Bills

                    We were delighted that The Times featured Thames Valley Windows in an article on “40 ways to protect your home from the cost of living crisis.” Ryan provided expert comments on upgrading windows to thermally efficient double or triple-glazed windows to help insulate the home and reduce energy bills. Liz Truss has recently provided some help with energy prices by…

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                    • Homebuilding & Renovating show 2022
                      31st August 2022

                      Come and See us at Homebuilding & Renovation Show, ExCel, London

                      Our next 2022 exhibition is at ExCel in the Docklands. the largest Homebuilding & Renovation Show in the UK that starts on Friday, 30th September through to Sunday, 2nd October 2022 30th SEPTEMBER – 2nd October 2022 EXCEL LONDON ROYAL VICTORIA DOCK, 1 WESTERN GATEWAY, LONDON E16 1XL Speak to our Designers at the Homebuilding & Renovation Show. We are…

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                      • corners of the home
                        24th August 2022

                        Press Release – Open up Corners Of The Home with Bifolding and Sliding Doors

                        Corner Bi-fold Doors or Sliding Doors are ideal for seamless indoor-outdoor living by opening up corners of the home. Experts in glazing for contemporary and traditional properties, Thames Valley Window Company, offers homeowners and developers the opportunity to truly embrace the great outdoors, allowing corners of the home to be fully opened up. OPEN UP WITH THAMES VALLEY WINDOW COMPANY…

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                        • What Double Glazed Door & Window Handles to Choose?
                          22nd August 2022

                          What Double Glazed Door & Window Handles to Choose?

                          Read What Double Glazed Door & Window Handles you Should Choose? With so many different types of window styles, choosing handles that suit your double-glazed doors and windows can be difficult, especially with so many options to choose from! From colour to style and ease of use to price, there are many factors that you will need to consider. Rather…

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                          • Best Windows for Noise Reduction and Insulation
                            11th August 2022

                            Best Windows for Noise Reduction and Insulation

                            Read About the Best Windows for Noise Reduction and Insulation Draughts and noise entering your home through doors and windows can harm your health and wellbeing, especially if you live near a noisy motorway, railway or airport or experience cold weather. Unlike roofs and walls, which absorb and block sound waves, windows allow sounds to enter the home, so if…

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                            • Double Glazing for Listed Buildings (Grade 1 & 2)
                              3rd August 2022

                              Double Glazing for Listed Buildings (Grade 1 & 2)

                              Read Our Latest Guide on Double Glazing for Listed Buildings (Grade 1 & 2) Owning a listed building allows you to enjoy a piece of history and provides a unique living opportunity. Still, it also includes restrictions on replacing windows and home renovations, requiring you to follow specific guidelines. You will need to submit a planning application to the local…

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                              • glass links
                                29th July 2022

                                Glass Links to Seamlessly Connect Buildings

                                Glass links add a breath-taking architectural feature to connect two independent buildings bringing the space together as one. Internal and external glass link corridors or walkways have been used within commercial buildings, healthcare facilities, the education sector and retail developments for centuries to provide a sheltered walking area. Glass links are a relatively new feature to residential properties but are…

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                                • 12th July 2022

                                  Thames Valley Windows Fundraising for Cancer Research and Marie Curie

                                  Two members of the Thames Valley Windows team recently took part in fundraising events. Karen who works in purchasing completed 100 squats during April, and raised £355 for Cancer Research Whilst Tris our Sales Co-ordinator, took part in the 2022 swimathon and completed 100 lengths of non-stop front crawl in 50 mins and raised £310 for Marie Curie and also…

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                                  • 6th July 2022

                                    Updated Building Regulations Approved Document L – Glazing Thermal Performance

                                    There have been some new updates to the regulations of glazing thermal performance. The updates form part of a more significant number of building regulations throughout England, costing upwards of £6.6 billion. These new regulations aim to vastly improve the energy efficiency of both new and old buildings. The latest version of the updated approved L document will be effective…

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                                    • window designs
                                      4th July 2022

                                      Window Designs and Details

                                      When choosing windows, there is so much to consider in window designs and details. We were excited to see two of our window installations featured in “The Ultimate Buyer’s Guide to Windows” in the recent Homebuilding and Renovating publication.   Whether you are building a contemporary new build or have a home renovation project for a modern or traditional property,…

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                                      • Our Designers Celebrate a Successful Year in London
                                        1st July 2022

                                        Thames Valley Windows Designers Celebrate a Successful Year in London

                                        Work hard, play hard! On Thursday 30th June, for the first time in almost two years, Thames Valley Windows designers got the chance to have a team day out in London to celebrate the end of a successful year and recognise their commitment to the company.   For many people, the last two years have been uncertain and challenging times….

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                                        • Kitchen Design Trends
                                          1st July 2022

                                          Fensa Regulations For Windows And Ventilation

                                          What Is Fensa? Fensa is a government-authorised scheme that monitors building regulations to replace energy-efficient windows and doors within homes. Several changes to the ventilation regulations within the United Kingdom have been planned to come into effect as of 15th June 2022. Each government body within the United Kingdom will have its regulations and status by their respective regions. England –…

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