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  • 22 / September

    Replacing Windows for Period Properties and Listed Buildings

    Upgrading or replacing windows and doors for period properties and listed buildings should be undertaken with care and thorough research to ensure the traditional authenticity of the windows and the architectural character of your property is retained. Homeowners should only consider replacing period windows with double glazing when they are beyond repair. There are strict rules and regulations for window…

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    • 16 / September

      Internorm Triple Glazed Windows for Price of Double

      As the new Autumn season looms, it’s time to bring the warmth inside and save money with Internorm triple glazed windows for the price of double promotion. Autumn 2020 Promotion – Feel at Home with Triple Glazing. This Autumn discovers new windows and doors that you’ll love, with a little help from Thames Valley Windows. Plus, with three modern to…

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      • 8 / September

        Bring Biophilic Interior Design into Your Home This Autumn

        As the long sunny summer days draw to a close, we look at ways to bring biophilic interior design into your home this Autumn to benefit your health and well-being. Biophilic interior design is a nature-inspired trend that homeowners have been embracing in interiors and architecture for a while. In an urban world of technology and with the current pandemic,…

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        • 1 / September

          Glass Bifold Doors

          We delighted that the beautiful Solarlux SL60 bifold doors we installed into a property in Maidenhead have featured in the latest Homebuilding and Renovation online article, “Bifold Doors Your Ultimate Buying Guide”. If you are thinking about replacing your patio doors with glass bifold doors then this is a recommended read. With lots of information on the costs for folding…

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          • 1 / September

            Green Homes Grant – Energy Efficient Windows and Doors

            From today, Tuesday 1st September 2020 any homeowners or Landlords who want to take advantage of the Green homes grant for energy efficient windows and doors can now check eligibility and find home improvements online. There is now a Government Endorsed website providing more information on the Green Homes Grant which is https://www.simpleenergyadvice.org.uk/pages/green-homes-grant. There is also a Freephone Hotline available…

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            • 1 / September

              Extend Your Home with a Modern Conservatory or Orangery

              More great coverage for Thames Valley Windows Conservatories and Orangeries in the latest buyer’s guide article on extending your home with a modern conservatory or orangery in Good Homes Online magazine! We are delighted to see that the article featured two of our modern conservatory designs and one contemporary Orangery. The article is filled with interesting information on how to…

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              • 24 / August

                Bank Holiday Weekend Opening Times

                  OFFICE CLOSURE AUGUST BANK HOLIDAY Our office will be closed Friday 28th August and will re-open on Tuesday 1st  September 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 still request a quote, or download any of our window and…

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                • 17 / August

                  Green Grant Scheme 2020 Explained

                  We’re receiving lots of enquiries from customers about how the Green Grant Scheme 2020 works? Let’s take a look at the latest information we have received from the Government regarding replacement windows and doors. What We Know Green Homes Grant Scheme 2020 is a government scheme to give homeowners and landlords a voucher of £5000 for energy efficiency improvements in…

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                  • 12 / August

                    Window Frame Materials – Q&A’s

                    Are you considering replacement double glazed windows for your home or you’re choosing windows for new build project or home improvement renovation? You’ll need to consider which window frame material is right for you and your home, be it wood, uPVC, aluminium, or composite windows. To help you choose we’ve collated a few FAQ’s from homeowners in Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire,…

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                    • 5 / August

                      Garden Room Ideas

                      What a superb way to start the month of August! With the recent lockdown and many homeowners spending more time at home to stay safe from COVID-19, it seems that people can’t get enough of outdoor living and garden room ideas. We are thrilled to see our stunning Wintergarden glazed extension in Crowthorne has been featured in this months edition…

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                      • 5 / August

                        Internal and External Bifold Doors – All You Need To Know

                        We’re delighted! we’ve been featured in the August edition of Country Homes & Interiors, a lovely magazine on modern country.  We installed a range of Solarlux bifold doors at a beautiful detached property in Newbury,  in the living room, the SL 67 wood/aluminium doors are finished in RAL 7032 Pebble Grey on the exterior and a warm spruce softwood on…

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                        • 5 / August

                          PRESS RELEASE: Front Door Design to Elevate Exteriors

                          PRESS RELEASE – AUGUST 2020 – Front Door Design Offering a vast range of contemporary and traditional window and front door solutions to suit all home improvement projects, budgets, tastes and property styles, Thames Valley Window Company prides itself on delivering excellence from start to finish, combined with the highest standard of customer service. Crucial for enhancing curb appeal, and…

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                          • 1 / August

                            Guest Post: Planning home improvements during COVID-19? Check the Building Regulations first.

                            According to a recent survey, three in four homeowners are carrying out home improvements during the pandemic. While many smaller jobs require only a socially-distanced trip to the DIY shop, some home improvements will also need building regulations sign-off. More extensive building work may also require planning approval. Homeowners must check whether they comply with the building regulations for specific…

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                            • 31 / July

                              Frameless 20mm Sliding Doors – Vision20

                                  Introducing our newest glazing product of 2020 – Vision20 – Frameless 20mm Sliding Doors Big is beautiful, and the latest ultra-slim sliding door system from Thames Valley Windows is exceptionally innovative with thin thermally broken 20mm sightlines it makes it one of our most energy-efficient glazing products. Simplicity and innovation eliminate the frame allowing a total glazed surface…

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                              • 29 / July

                                Buying a New Modern Front Door – Q & A’s

                                Are looking to buy a new modern front door for your home? We’ve put together a few FAQ’s from homeowners in Berkshire, Surrey, Hampshire, Oxfordshire and Southeast which may help you decide on the best entrance door. · What materials can I choose from? Include the pros and cons of each. There are four materials you can choose for your…

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                                • 27 / July

                                  Glass Box Extensions -A Buyers Guide

                                  Glass is the new luxury material within properties the contemporary aesthetic of architectural glazing can enhance the two natural elements that inspire homeowners—the interaction of light within a building and the view looking out of it. One of the most sought out trends to date are glass box extensions, it has taken over the traditional conservatory with its sleek modern…

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                                  • 24 / July

                                    Juliet Balcony Doors – A Glossary

                                    What is the best style of Juliette balcony doors? French doors or bifold doors that open internally or sliding doors? We have put together some benefits worth knowing when weighing up your choices. Read on to find out about the history of Juliet balconies and different door options. A Touch of European Charm O Romeo, Romeo, wherefore art thou Romeo?…

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                                    • 18 / July

                                      Is the Green Home Grant Scheme All It Could Be?

                                      On July 8th the Government announced the Green Home Grant Scheme an initiative to help homeowners, landlords and tenants to reduce the costs of upgrading their property with more environmentally friendly improvements.   This isn’t the first time this type of energy-efficient scheme has been launched. In 2012 a similar Green Deal was supposed to of been an initiative that…

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                                      • 16 / July

                                        COVID – 19 – Double Glazing Berkshire

                                        Update 16th July 2020 – COVID – 19 Guidance for Customers Visiting Our Showroom In line with the latest Government guidance on the easing of lockdown restrictions, we are delighted to announce that our Bracknell showroom is now open by appointment only but operating under strict social distancing and preventative measures. We want to make your visit as risk-free as…

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                                        • 13 / July

                                          Six Types of Conservatory Roofs to Consider

                                          When looking to extending your home or add extra living space with a bespoke conservatory or modern contemporary orangery, you will need to consider which conservatory roof is the best option. Or maybe it is time for replacing your polycarbonate roof. With innovation in glass technology, there is a diverse range of roof styles to choose from. Then you will…

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