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  • 17 / January

    Wooden Front Doors – Top 6 Trending Styles

    Wooden front doors are making a comeback! With one of the biggest home trends for 2020 being natural wood, Here’s what the year ahead holds for buying a new eco-friendly timber front door. Many homeowners are making greener choices for home improvements within their properties, energy-efficient exterior doors are a natural choice to help reduce their carbon footprint. So whether…

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    • 10 / January

      Glass Extensions: A Buyer’s Guide

      Glass extensions for modern and traditional properties. Are you thinking about a stylish and modern home extension that maximises light for your property? Looking at glass conservatory or orangery options, but are unsure where to start? Don’t worry. In this quick glass extensions buyers guide, we have selected some of our favourite glass extensions that we have designed and installed…

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      • 29 / December

        Secondary Glazing Benefits for Noise Reduction

        Secondary glazing is one of the best replacement windows for noise reduction. As most of the external noise we hear enters into our home through closed windows, homeowners presume the ideal solution would be to replace them. By replacing windows with double or triple glazed window frames will not necessarily reduce noise. If you’re looking for noise-reducing windows for your…

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        • 17 / December

          Porch Doors – Best-Selling Front Door Porch Ideas

          Porch doors and front door porches create a stylish entrance to your home. A porch adds character and a warm, welcoming effect to your home and is the perfect way to provide extra, storage space and improve your property’s kerb appeal. Porch Doors – What are some of our best-selling front doors for a porch? Let’s take a look. Apeer…

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          • 16 / December

            Christmas and New Year Opening Times

              Our office will be closed from Tuesday 24th December and will re-open on Thursday 2nd January at 9 am. During this time, our showrooms are open by appointment only. If you are starting to think about your 2020 home improvement projects you can still request a quote, or download any of our window and door brochures. We wish you…

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            • 10 / December

              New Year – New Front Door? 10 Reasons to Replace Your Entrance Door in 2020

              New front door for 2020? New Year means new changes for a lot of people. But what about your home? One of the many things homeowners change about their homes is their entrance door. Your front door is the first thing your family and friends will see when visiting you! You could upgrade to a modern composite door or the…

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              • 3 / December

                Glass Roof Lantern Do I need Planning Permission?

                Planning permission is a question many homeowners ask when making home improvements to their property. If you are thinking about installing a glass roof lantern to a new flat roof home extension, or replacement roof for orangery or conservatory, let’s take a look if you need planning permission from local planning authority to install a roof lantern. What is a…

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                • 30 / November

                  Standard Window Sizes v Bespoke Made to Measure?

                  Are all Windows Standard Size? When replacing existing windows, or installing new double glazed windows, homeowners ask the question does my home have standard window sizes? Technically there are no standard window sizes for every property in the UK. While some window manufactures and DIY retail stores stock ready-made standard window sizes, this can cause confusion to homeowners looking to…

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                  • 29 / November

                    Black Friday Competition – Win a Signed Max & Harvey 2020 Wall Calendar

                    Black Friday Competition We are giving away a signed A3 Max and Harvey 2020 wall Calendar. With some live performance shots and never-before-seen photos too! HOW TO ENTER… Complete entry form below or share our SOCIAL MEDIA post     COMPETITION RULES Like, share and tag a competition post on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter and tag a fan or friend…

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                    • 26 / November

                      Homebuilding and Renovating Show 2020

                      Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 January 2020 Farnborough IE&CC Etps Rd, Farnborough GU14 6TQ New year, new home improvement project? Homebuilding & Renovating Show 2020 kicks start the year and is a key event for self-builders and renovators looking for new home improvement products and technology for their building projects in the year ahead. This is the 2nd year that…

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                      • 15 / November

                        Brown Windows? – What’s the Best Front Door Colour to Choose

                        Do you have brown wooden windows or rosewood uPVC windows and looking for a new front door for your property in Berkshire, Surrey and Hampshire? Brown doubled glazed windows are both classic and timeless they create an impression of grandeur on the exterior of a property while adding warmth on the inside. It is also important to remember some colours…

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                        • 8 / November

                          Window Mullions and Transoms – A Glossary

                          What Are Window Mullions and Transoms? Here at Thames Valley Windows, we make sure to keep homeowners informed about all the architectural window jargon. You may not have heard of window mullions and transoms before; however, you have likely seen them! Ultimately, they are the specific names for the beams on modern windows. Let’s take a closer look. What Are…

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                          • 31 / October

                            Replacement Windows – Winter Is on Its Way!

                              With temperatures dropping, now is the time to order replacement windows and doors for your home! During autumn we need to make sure that our homes are prepared for the cold winter months to come. As the sunny summer mornings start to become a distant memory and we start to feel a chill in the autumn air, you may…

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                            • 25 / October

                              Window and Door Trends for 2020

                              From large windows and less frame to the return of sliding glass doors, here are some of the biggest double glazed window and door trends for 2020 defining the glazing industry in Autumn/Winter 2019-2020 and what is on the property market horizon for next year. Whether you’re looking to replacing your windows and doors, renovating a new extension or building…

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                              • 16 / October

                                Reading Santa Run 2019

                                Thames Valley Windows are proud to be sponsors and supporting Rotary Club of Reading Santa Run. This is the 6th Annual Santa Charity run to be held on Sunday 8th December 2019 in the heart of Reading, Berkshire. Over 1500 runners take part in this annual Santa dash event that raises thousands of pounds for many local charities – This…

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                                • 8 / October

                                  Grey Windows to Enhance Traditional and Modern Homes

                                  Grey Windows is the New White! – White windows have always been a part of the UK home design landscape. For many people, white offers a clean, neutral look which is easy to keep up to, and it’s never too harsh on the eyes. However, it seems that the days of traditional white windows being the norm for properties across…

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                                  • 1 / October

                                    Autumn Sale on Double and Triple Glazed Windows

                                    Autumn is a time of year that many people look for new double or triple glazed windows. There are many benefits to having new energy-efficient windows during the colder and darker months, as they can transform a previously cold and draughty room into a warm and inviting one.   Get the perfect windows for less with these great Autumn deals enjoy…

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                                    • 1 / October

                                      Evolution Autumn Sale – 70mm Storm & Flush 70 Windows

                                      Evolution Autumn Sale on 70mm Storm & Flush 70 Windows For Orders Received between 1st October – 30th November 2019 * A new season means new savings! Why not shop our Evolution Autumn sale on 70mm Storm & Flush 70 timber alternative casement windows and save 20%. Evolution timber wood effect windows are packed full of carefully considered and expertly…

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                                      • 25 / September

                                        Macmillan Coffee Morning at Thames Valley Windows Showroom

                                        Join us in supporting the ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’ Pop in for a cuppa & and slice of cake from 10 am   Thames Valley Window Showroom 44 Longshot Lane Bracknell Berkshire RG12 1RL   Macmillan Cancer Support. Every coffee morning changes lives    

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                                        • 24 / September

                                          Architectural 3D Visualisation Service for Home Improvements

                                          Our in-house architectural  3D visualisation service is a unique, one-of-a-kind visualisation software within the double-glazing window industry. Thames Valley Window company identified a need to provide a quality visualisation design service to residential customers for home improvements. We have been creating and offering this architectural 3D visualisation service for over 20 years, and it has evolved from traditional paper, pens…

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