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  • 2nd December 2022

    Window Repairs – How to Change a Window Handle

    One of the technical team here at Thames Valley Windows talks about How to Change a Window Handle.  Video Transcription Okay, for a simple handle change, what you’ll require normally is a Stanley knife and a Philips screwdriver. So, first of all, you’re going to have two what we call handle screw cap covers. So, I’m just going to…

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  • Christmas Office Closure
    1st December 2022

    Thames Valley Windows Christmas Office Closure

    Christmas Office Closure Notice Our administration, installation and service offices will be closed from midday Thursday, 22nd December,  until 2nd January 2023 for the Christmas holidays. We will reopen on Tuesday, 3rd January, at 9 am. During this time, our Bracknell Showroom is open by appointment only. If you are starting to think about your 2023 home improvement projects, you…

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  • Product Recall
    1st December 2022

    Product Recall – Internorm I – tec Blinds Battery Charger

    Internorm has informed us of a product recall for I -tec Blinds Battery Charger Charger effected Data Code 2005-8559 Risk: Fire Details I -tec Blinds Battery Charger This product presents a severe fire hazard What to do next If you believe you have an affected charger, stop using it immediately and contact our service department for further information service@tvwindows.com 01344…

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  • 25th November 2022

    Window Repairs – How to Fix a Creaking or Squeaky Window

    One of the technical team here at Thames Valley Windows helps to answer the question How do you Fix a Dropped Window?  Video Transcription If you’re having issues with your window closing or making strange sounds that they didn’t make when they were first installed… So, for example, this one… has an ever so slight squeak. So, what I’m…

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  • Luxury Designer Front Doors - Pirnar
    24th November 2022

    Luxury Designer Front Doors by Pirnar

    Pirnar offers an award-winning range of luxury designer front doors. Each is a masterpiece in itself. Founded in Slovenia in 1966 by Franc Pirnar, the company started as a family craft business and is now run by the third generation and is led by reliability and integrity that defines the unique culture of a family-owned business. Driven by its motto…

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  • 15th November 2022

    Front Door Repairs – How to Fix Door Handle Not Fully Engaging to Top

    One of the technical team here at Thames Valley Windows talks about How to Fix Door Handle Not Fully Engaging to Top. Video Transcription A common issue we have with doors a lot of the time is handles not fully engaging all the way to the top. So, to get over this, you’ll need a 4mm Allen key and then…

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  • slimline sliding door price guide
    10th November 2022

    Slimline Sliding Doors Price Guide

    Thames Valley Windows has extensive experience within the residential and commercial industry, working on bespoke slimline sliding door solutions and collaborating with architects and contractors. Our works vary from small home extensions and refurbishments to new builds and developments. Thanks to nearly forty years of experience in the glazing industry, we can work concisely to achieve various glazing configurations to…

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  • 9th November 2022

    Window Repairs – How do you Fix a Dropped Window?

    One of the technical team here at Thames Valley Windows helps to answer the question How do you Fix a Dropped Window? Video Transcription Normally, if a window’s dropped and you’ll find that the bottom locking side of the window will be rubbing on the bottom. Now, nine times out of ten, this will probably need an engineer because it’ll…

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  • 4th November 2022

    Premium European Windows and Doors from Internorm

    Internorm has long been regarded as the market-leading supplier of high-quality European windows and doors and has been established in Austria for over 90 years with three extensive production sites. They offer a range of materials from innovative uPVC and traditional timber with superior aluminium cladding in numerous design options to fit individual projects. The combination of long-term durability, superior…

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  • The History of Bay and Bow Windows
    1st November 2022

    The History of Bay and Bow Windows?

    We are delighted to see the slimline aluminium bow windows we installed into a home renovation property in Weybridge featured in Homebuilding and Renovating Magazine. A fabulous article filled with exciting information. From the history to the difference between bow and bay window styles. Bow and bay windows are popular in period properties and can be designed in various openings,…

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  • Eco House Improvements That add Value to your Home
    1st November 2022

    Eco House Improvements That add Value to your Home

    We are thrilled that one of our Eco House projects for a grand oak timber framed new build in Streatley was featured in the recent Homebuilding & Renovating Magazine. The Streatley new build was designed to reduce carbon footprint and consume less energy than it uses. The house can generate renewable energy to reduce utility bills with solar panels, an…

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  • 27th October 2022

    Door Maintenance – How to Lubricate a Door Mechanism

    One of the technical team here at Thames Valley Windows shows you how to lubricate a door mechanism. Video Transcript Okay. So, it’s very important that you maintain your door sort of every three months, just to keep the locking mechanism working as it should do, and it stops any dust and debris that might get inside it. So, I’m…

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  • 24th October 2022

    Architectural Glazing Specialist for Architects, Contractors and Interior Designers

    Working with one glazing specialist to specify a complete architectural glazing solution for your retail or commercial project simplifies the process. It means one point of contact to manage your whole project from concept through design to installation. Collaborate with Thames Valley Windows Thames Valley Windows is a family-owned and independent glazing company; we specialise in the design, supply and…

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  • London Victorian Terraced House Renovation has featured in the latest 2022 RIBA Publication
    20th October 2022

    London Victorian Terraced House Renovation has featured in the latest 2022 RIBA Publication

    We are delighted the aluminium bifold doors, and fixed windows we designed and installed into a London Victorian Terraced House Renovation have been featured in the latest 22/23 RIBA Residential Publication.   The latest publication showcases the best residential renovation and refurbishment projects by some of the most talented UK architects, contractors and Interior designers. Peter Lancaric, over at PLANSTUDIO…

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  • 17th October 2022

    Door Maintenance – How to Adjust External Door Hinges

    One of the technical team here at Thames Valley Windows shows you how to adjust external door hinges. Video Transcript Okay. So, normally, a lot of our door adjustments tend to be because the door is normally rubbing on the bottom here. So, to get over this, what we would normally do is take a Stanley knife and you’ll see…

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  • window frames
    13th October 2022

    Press Release – A Guide to the Best Type of Window Frames with Thames Valley Window Company

    From timber and aluminium to uPVC, different properties demand different window solutions. With nearly 40 years of expertise in the glazing industry, Thames Valley Windows offers a vast array of styles, and the knowledgeable team is able to advise on the most suitable types of window frames for all homes. Here, Managing Director Ryan Schofield explains the differences between the…

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  • 7th October 2022

    Front Door Repairs – How to Fix a Front Door that is not Shutting Properly?

    One of our technical team here at Thames Valley Windows shows you how to fix a front door that is not shutting properly. Video Transcript “Now, another issue can be if the door isn’t quite engaging properly and it tends to want to bounce back. Normally, this is to do with the one that’s in the middle, which is what…

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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. In our latest blog article, we put together some dining room ideas for external and internal bi-folding doors. Whenever a living space is bright and spacious, it creates a minimalist and warm ambience. A colourful room filled with objects became a trend…

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