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  • 6 / December

    We Featured in The Times – Bright Ideas with Roof Windows

    We are thrilled that Thames Valley Windows featured in the national paper The Times! If you are thinking of adding roof windows, this is a fantastic two-page article filled with inspiration and ideas on the different types of roof windows. Our MD Ryan Schofield provided professional advice on installing a roof lantern and what homeowners need to know regarding permitted…

    Posted by tina
  • 6 / December

    Our Timber Alternative Bathroom Window featured in Real Homes Magazine

    We are very excited to see the stunning timber alternative bathroom window that we installed in a detached new build property in Tadley featured in the December Edition of Real Homes Magazine alongside so many other inspiring ideas within the article “10 steps to stay warm in the winter article” The article is filled with interesting facts and information on…

    Posted by tina
  • 3 / December

    We Featured in Grand Designs for advice on Installing a Rooflight

    Are you thinking of adding a rooflight to a bathroom? We are delighted to see that our MD Ryan Schofield is featured in the December edition of Grand Designs. He provided the following professional advice on overhead glazing. *Installing a rooflight can often be carried out under permitted development (PD) as long as they don’t protrude beyond the plane of…

    Posted by tina
  • 1 / December

    2021 Christmas Opening Hours

    We want to take this opportunity to thank all our loyal customers for their continued support. We hope that you will have a very Merry Christmas and a prosperous New Year! from all of us at Thames Valley Windows 2021 CHRISTMAS OPENING HOURS Thames Valley Windows office will be closed from midday on Tuesday 21st December and will re-open on…

    Posted by tina
  • 29 / November

    Misted Double Glazed Windows – How to Clear and Prevent It

    During the colder winter months, misted double glazed windows is a common issue for many homeowners. Whilst we would typically associate misting with single glazing, it can also occur with double or triple glazing. As double-glazing experts, one question we are asked many times at this time of year is ‘how to clear or prevent misted double glazed windows. Misting…

    Posted by tina
  • 22 / November

    8th Reading Rotary Santa Run – Pick Up Point for Adult Santa Suits

    Reading Rotary Santa Run time is here again. Thames Valley Windows are proud to be supporting the 2021 Santa Run, this year our Bracknell showroom is a pick-up point for adult Santa suits and race number. Santa suits can be collected  weekdays only from: Monday 29th November  – Friday 10th December 2021 9 am – 3.30 pm Unit 44, Longshot…

    Posted by tina
  • 12 / November

    Two or Three Pane Sliding Patio Doors – Pros and Cons

    Two or three-pane sliding patio doors are visually stunning door systems that offer a sensation of openness and expansive space. The trend for transparency and minimalism within the design and architecture of properties continues to grow in 2021 with property developers and architects. The pandemic changed how we function within our homes. Making a minimalist home an increasingly popular lifestyle…

    Posted by tina
  • 2 / November

    Different Types of Windows, Materials and Costs.

    We are thrilled that our Evolution Timber Alternative windows we installed into a 600-year-old cottage in Bucklebury Reading, featured in the prestigious Home and Building article on different types of windows, materials and costs. Whether you are looking for a triple glazed architectural glazing solution for a new build or replacing double glazed windows for a home renovation project, this article…

    Posted by tina
  • 1 / November

    Modern Stairway Decor

    If you are looking for modern stairway decor ideas, click here for stylish ways to improve staircase walls? Our MD Ryan Schofield was asked by Ideal Home to provide professional advice on what you need to know and look at before installing a new window in a hallway. A super article filled with inspiration and ideas on how to create a…

    Posted by tina
  • 21 / October

    Maximise Daylight in The Home

    Press Release – October 2021 Maximise daylight by creating bright and uplifting spaces in the home with leading glazing specialists, Thames Valley Window Company’s range of composite, aluminium and timber glass roof lanterns and lights. Benefitting both mental and physical health, sunlight plays a huge part in our overall well-being. With the clever architectural design, roof lanterns allow natural light…

    Posted by tina
  • 11 / October

    A Brief History of Victorian Windows?

    In our latest blog article, we will take a step back in time to the 19th century to understand the history of Victorian windows. Windows are often referred to as “eyes of the home” as they allow both natural light and fresh air into the home and offer panoramic views from the interior. There are various window styles, from elegant…

    Posted by tina
  • 7 / October

    Home Improvements That Shouldn’t Require Planning Permission

    Before starting any home improvements it is always worth asking your local planning authority if you require planning permission or does it falls within permitted development (PD)? We were thrilled that our pebble grey composite front door from Apeer 70 that we installed into a detached property in an area of outstanding natural beauty in Newbury featured in the latest…

    Posted by tina
  • 7 / October

    On Trend Flat Roof Lights and Glass Lanterns

    Flat roof lights or glass lanterns, how to decide which is the best style for your flat roof extension?. We are delighted that the Atlas glass lantern we designed and installed in an Orangery in Wokingham, Berkshire, featured in the “Let there be light” article in Inside Kent publication The article offers homeowners some professional advice and guidance on the…

    Posted by tina
  • 20 / September

    Rooflights for Flat Roof Extensions

    Are you thinking of extending with a single-storey extension? Flat roof extensions are all the trend with homeowners, architects and builders and have made a comeback in popularity in the last few years. Flat roofs have taken a bit of a backseat since the early 1970s. Considered to be outdated and susceptible to water leaks, homeowners turned to pitch roofs….

    Posted by tina
  • 15 / September

    Hello Autumn – Now is the time to order New Windows and Doors for 2022!

    As the temperate begins to drop and the new Autumn season looms, it’s time to tuck your garden furniture away and bring the warmth inside. Now is the ideal time to place your order for new windows and doors for your 2022 home renovation projects or new builds? It might seem odd to be thinking about a home improvement project…

    Posted by tina
  • 10 / September

    Glazing Solutions for Modern Barn Conversion

    Great coverage for the modern barn conversion in Oxford, where we installed contemporary glazing solution of Solarlux fixed windows and sliding glass doors. The spectacular timber and brick modern barn conversion is a luxurious south-facing holiday home located in the beautiful Oxfordshire countryside with exceptional rural views. We were thrilled to see that it is featured in three publications this…

    Posted by tina
  • 10 / September

    Thinking of Extending? – Modern Conservatory Ideas

    Are you thinking of adding a conservatory? Here are some modern conservatory ideas? We are excited to see two of our stunning Solarlux Wintergardens feature in the Home and Building Online Article – 20 Genius Conservatory Ideas. Suppose you’re planning on extending your property in 2022 with a contemporary glass extension. In that case, this exciting article is full of…

    Posted by tina
  • 6 / September

    We are Sponsoring Newbury Real Ale Festival 2021 – Win Free Entrance Tickets

    We are thrilled to be sponsoring Newbury Real Ale Festival, on Saturday 11th September 2021 at Northcroft Fields, Newbury Join us in celebrating a community social & fundraising event, with over 200 ales & ciders plus a Rum & Gin bar and plenty of delicious food outlets and some fantastic live music. All proceeds from the event are divided between…

    Posted by tina
  • 3 / September

    Window Shapes – A Glossary

    There are many distinct types of window shapes to choose from. They offer more architectural interest than rectangular windows. Over the last eighteen months, they have become an increasingly popular design feature with homeowners, architects and interior designers within both modern and traditional properties. One of the big trends we see in the home interior is using large shaped windows…

    Posted by tina
  • 30 / August

    How To Get The Best Window Quote When Shopping Around for Windows

    When it comes to buying high-quality replacement windows and doors for your home, it is a major investment that can cost thousands of pounds for the quality and style that you’re looking for. With so many double glazing companies out there offering window and door installations, it can be hard to decipher exactly who to choose and trust, whether you…

    Posted by Reuben

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