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  • New Windows and Doors Reduce Energy Bills
    23rd June 2022

    How to Reduce Energy Bills by Installing New Windows and Doors

    How Might New Windows and Doors Lower Energy Bills? There is no denying that the cost of living is steadily going up, including the price of gas and electricity which are currently soaring. Cheap energy tariffs have disappeared over the last few months and very few if any energy suppliers are offering fixed tariffs. Based on Ofgem’s calculations in April…

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    • 6th June 2022

      On Trend- Passive House Windows

      We are thrilled that the triple-glazed aluminium-clad windows we installed into an eco-build property in Newbury are featured in the “On Trend – Passive House Windows” article in the latest Self Build & Design issue. A popular publication filled with inspirational ideas for new builds, barn conversions, home extension and renovation projects. The article is filled with interesting facts and…

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      • glass extension ideas
        5th June 2022

        Glass Extension Ideas for Modern and Traditional Properties

        Whether you have a modern or traditional property. If you are starting to plan a home extension, here are a few beautiful glass extension ideas. Conservatories, Orangeries and Wintergardens are a great way to extend and connect your home with your garden and enhance your lifestyle. We are excited to see two of our Wintergardens feature in the Home and…

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        • Queens Platinum Jubilee
          30th May 2022

          Bank Holiday Opening Hours for Queens Platinum Jubilee

          OFFICE CLOSURE JUBILEE BANK HOLIDAY WEEKEND To celebrate the momentous occasion of the Queens Platinum Jubilee, our office will be closed from Thursday 2nd June and will re-open on Monday 6th June at 9 am. During this time, our Bracknell showroom is still open by appointment only. If you are starting to think about your home improvement projects, you can…

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          • 23rd May 2022

            Queens Platinum Jubilee Lunch at Thames Valley Windows

            We had a fantastic Thames Valley Windows team lunch celebrating the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee. The Bracknell showroom was decorated with union jack flags and bunting for the special occasion. Thank you to The Ascot Charcuterie Company for providing a royal feast of a lunch. Amazing food    

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            • bracknell ale and cider festival two free tickets
              19th May 2022

              Win Tickets to Bracknell Ale and Cider Festival 2022

                The countdown is on for the 11th  Bracknell Ale and Cider Festival 2022 This fantastic outdoor festival features thirst-quenching craft beer, real ale and scrumptious cider marquees. It also includes a gin, rum and wine bar courtesy of Bailey garage where you can indulge in a selection of wines, prosecco, Pimm’s and gin! The festival offers fabulous LIVE music…

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              • Kitchen Design Trends
                17th May 2022

                Guest Post – Must Have Kitchen Design Trends That Will Influence 2022

                Curved kitchens, eye-catching Crittal style doors, and sustainability are a few kitchen design trends that are up and coming! The kitchen is the cornerstone of family time and the heart of our homes, a place to entertain and relax with family and friends. The fascination with kitchen design trends and gaining inspiration from Instagram-able homes began long before lockdown. But…

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                • Fit Show 2022
                  12th May 2022

                  Fit Show 2002 – Trade Exhibition for Glazing Industry – NEC Birmingham

                    Yesterday some of the team had a great day at the Fit Show 22 at NEC, exploring the latest developments, emerging trends, and innovations within the glazing industry. Fit Show is a biennial event and the largest UK leading trade exhibition for fabricators, installers, and architects working within the window, door, systems, hardware & tools industry. The exhibition was…

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                  • Gable ends - windows and doors
                    5th May 2022

                    Glass Gable Ends – Windows and Doors

                    Black Crittall style windows and doors for gable ends are among the hottest trends in home renovations, modern loft conversions and new builds. Within the glazing industry, we see many changeable trends. However, the industrial window and door trend has genuinely stood the test of time and continues to grow in popularity among homeowners and architects. Glazed gable ends are…

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                    • Traditional Sash Windows
                      4th May 2022

                      Reduce Energy Bills for Period Properties with Traditional Sliding Sash Windows

                      We are thrilled that the double glazed traditional sliding sash windows that we installed into a period property in Headington are featured in the latest issue of Your Home Magazine. A popular publication for homeowners working on a home renovation or interior designers and architects looking for inspiration for a project. Sliding sash windows have been an architectural feature in…

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                      • extension ideas
                        3rd May 2022

                        Extension Ideas from a Small Terrace House to a Contemporary Modern Property

                        Are you looking for some extension ideas for your home transformation? Ideal home is one of the UK’s best-selling home decor and DIY advice magazines. Their journalist has put together this fantastic online article for homeowners, “Extension Ideas for every Budget” we are delighted to see that the contemporary Wintergarden we designed and installed for a property in Crowthorne has…

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                        • 25th April 2022

                          Thames Valley Windows Sponsors Satsuma Racing

                          Thames Valley Windows is delighted to sponsor Satsuma Racing, which consists of race car driver John Baker and Kevin the racing car John Baker is a surveyor for Thames Valley Windows who has a passion for car racing and is a member of the Classic Sports Car Club which organises race events for all types of cars around the UK…

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                          Posted by: tina
                          • 20th April 2022

                            Sunrooms and Conservatories Prices

                            There is more great exposure for Thames Valley Windows in the latest article on Sunrooms and Conservatories prices in Self Build & Design magazine! We are thrilled to see that the article featured two of our contemporary glass extensions. The modern Orangery we designed and installed on a property in Fleet is featured on page 60, whilst the stunning Wintergarden…

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                            • aluminium roof lanterns
                              20th April 2022

                              Three of the Best Aluminium Roof Lanterns

                              Aluminium roof lanterns are a sought after choice for flat roof extensions that allow natural light to flood the living space. We are delighted that the roof lantern that we installed with bi-folding doors into Orangery in Crowthorne was featured in the latest edition of Build It in the “3 of the Best aluminium roof lanterns article. Whether you are…

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                              • 5th April 2022

                                Modern Performance & Traditional Influences Transform a Surrey Home

                                April 2022 Press Release Transforming a Surrey Home with Thames Valley Window Company   Situated in the leafy suburban village of Oxshott sits a stunning traditional property that required some modernisation. The homeowners purchased the Surrey Home with the original single glazed rosewood leaded timber casement windows, the property was in need of better insulation and a contemporary update to…

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                                Posted by: tina
                                • 4th April 2022

                                  Picture Windows – A Glossary

                                  What exactly is a picture window? Essentially, picture windows are usually large minimal framed windows without glazing bars that are non-operational and provide an unobstructed view that looks like a picture from afar, hence where it gets its name. Whether you are looking for a contemporary floor to ceiling glazing solution for a new build or home extension or a…

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                                  • 4th April 2022

                                    What to Add to Your London Townhouse to Keep It’s Character

                                    Beautifully designed with high ceilings, bay windows, open fireplaces and oozing history and character, it’s no wonder that purchasing a  London townhouse is a dream for many. According to Rodic Davidson “protecting and caring for the heritage of aspects of buildings is essential”. Homes can be altered “alongside carefully considered contemporary interventions” that can give you those essential alterations or…

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                                    • Website Launch
                                      4th April 2022

                                      Introducing Our New Redesigned Website

                                      Thames Valley Windows is pleased to announce the launch of our newly enhanced website www.tvwindows.com. A lot has changed since our last website launch in 2015! We’re delighted to share how far we’ve come over the previous six years. We’ve gained new clients, enhanced our product ranges, and completed thousands of window and door installations in Berkshire, Hampshire and Surrey!…

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                                      Posted by: tina
                                      • 2nd March 2022

                                        Single Storey Extension Ideas

                                        If you are thinking of extending your property in 2022, these single-storey extension ideas in this fantastic online article from Living etc, is filled with inspiration. The single-storey extension ideas article is filled with expert advice, from building a single-storey side return extension or a rear extension with thermally efficient ultra-slim framed windows and doors to professional advice on budget, permitted…

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                                        Posted by: tina
                                        • 2nd March 2022

                                          Cottage Front Door Ideas and Inspiration

                                          Suppose you are looking to replace your, In that case, the” Welcome Home” article in the latest edition of Period Living Magazine is an excellent read. A front door trend that never seems to go out of fashion is the cosy and homely feel of traditional cottage decor for an urban lifestyle. This fantastic article is filled with inspiration and…

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