When looking at new windows and doors – the biggest question can be what material to use. With older buildings it can be that you have to use certain materials as they are listed and have strict requirements, others it can be up to the architect, designer or client.
Dry rot is a serious problem for timber frame windows and doors and can be extremely damaging to your property. It is caused by water ingress, a lack of ventilation and high relative humidity. It is vital to immediately tackle a dry rot problem once diagnosed as it can spread rapidly and quickly cause significant damage to your home and your wallet!
This quick guide will help you identify the signs that you might have a dry rot problem and provide advice as to what to next.
We are currently well into the second phase of the refurbishment of a number of Grade II listed buildings on Denmark Street, Denmark Place and St Giles High Street for Skanska. Some of the buildings date back to before the Great Fire of London in 1666!
Hello and welcome to our Autumn newsletter – firstly, where has this year gone?! As we head into the cooler autumnal and winter months it’s key to ensure your windows are not wasting you money and keeping your house cold by letting hot air out and cool air in – read on for our top tips and signs to look for to ensure you are kept warm this winter
All properties lose heat through their windows, but energy-efficient glazing keeps your home warmer and quieter as well as reducing your energy bills. That could mean double or in some cases triple-glazing for new buildings.
You can improve the energy efficiency of existing windows by adding storm windows, caulking and weather stripping, and using window treatments or coverings. Continue Reading
Hello and welcome to our jam-packed Summer newsletter! It has been quite a year so far winning awards as well as a huge project in London and lots of exciting projects on the horizon – It looks like we won’t be having a Summer break anytime soon!
We are thrilled to announce that we have recently signed a contract with Skanska to restore all the windows for a historical and beautiful building that is a landmark in the prestigious Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea that they are redeveloping.
Read about the Catterick Garrison refurbishment in North Yorkshire, featured in the Premier Construction magazine. We are working alongside Galliford Try on this project. Continue Reading
Another award for the trophy cabinet! Our hardworking, contentious and safe staff have pulled it off again. Continue Reading