joineryworkshop.com News & Advice

News and advice on how to restore your sash windows, casement windows as well as your bespoke doors. We cover everything from repair, restoration and replacement through to how to double glaze your windows without losing their character.

We also offer guidance on the rules and regulations in different conservation areas and review some of the restoration projects we have worked on around the UK.

energy efficient period windows

Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards compliance and Listed Buildings

Many of the windows we refurbish, renovate or replace belong to listed buildings. Defined as property judged to be of significant importance in terms of architectural, cultural or historical interest, it can be very difficult to alter or make changes to listed buildings whilst still maintaining their existing appearance. This can cause owners of such […]

insulating heritage windows

Insulating heritage windows

Owners of period property can often find it difficult to enjoy all the original features of their home and keep it warm and energy efficient. Whether you have a Georgian property with traditional large panel sash windows, an early modern 1930’s home with casement windows, or anything in between, you’ll agree that the windows are […]

listed building windows

Conservation Area and Listed Building Windows

The general rule of thumb is, the older a building, the more likely it is going to be listed. All buildings built before 1700, which survive in anything like their original condition are listed, as are most of those built between 1700 and 1840. Generally speaking, the listed buildings we usually work with were built […]

replace or repair sash windows

Give your sash windows a new lease of life

joineryworkshop.com provide restoration, double glazing, replacement and repair for traditional sash and casement windows. We pride ourselves on providing a friendly and professional service with competitive prices. Replacing any type of window can be expensive. Restoring and repairing your original windows is by far the most cost-effective solution. Restoration and repair also allows you to […]

buxton sash windows

joineryworkshop.com appointed to replace sash windows on the prestigious Buxton Crescent restoration project

Sash and casement windows are typically features of older, period properties, specifically Georgian, Victorian and Edwardian buildings. The vast majority of our work is carried out on listed buildings from these eras. Listed buildings are those which are deemed worthy of protection for their historical or cultural importance and they don’t come much bigger, or […]

sash window refurbishment

Sash window refurbishment attracts television show…

It’s not every day we hear from a customer telling us their home has been chosen as a filming location for a new television drama! That’s exactly what happened a few weeks ago when we got a call from a customer who lives in the Davenport district of Stockport, just a few miles from joineryworkshop.com […]

edwardian sash windows

The Wirral, its heritage and sash windows

The Wirral is a peninsula which sits across from Liverpool Bay over the River Mersey and has been a desirable place to live for many years. With a long history to boast, it’s no surprise that many locations within the peninsula have been made into a variety of Conservation Areas and historic sites. The Northern […]

period property windows

Work to undertake when moving into a period property…

Owning a period property can be a dream come true for many. Old features such as beams, intricate bannisters and staircases, exposed brickwork, open fireplaces and sash windows are characteristics that add to the charm of owning this sort of home. Period properties are often Listed Buildings or in Conservation Areas and are usually more […]