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Whatever its style, the key component that makes or breaks a traditional home’s exterior is its windows.
Architect Piers Taylor looks at positioning, proportions, solar gain and style
In this post Mark and Sonia's home takes a big step forward towards completion with the arrival and installation of the triple glazed windows.
We all know that wooden windows and doors are favoured from a conservationist’s point of view, but are they the only true eco-friendly option? And, if so, how valid are the claims of high cost and maintenance? Tim Pullen investigates.
Blinds continue to be one of the most favoured window dressings due to their versatility and ease of use. Today's modern lifestyles demands high quality at affordable prices along with wide and diverse choices of designs, colours and patterns to suit all...
How to identify and remedy problems with windows
The most important decision facing window buyers is which material to choose. Mark Brinkley considers the options and looks at style and glazing
Originally a feature of oak frame buildings in the 16-17th Century, the 'oriel' was revived by the Arts and Crafts movement and later evolved into a standard feature of many Edwardian homes. An oriel window can increase the size of a room cost...
Dormers – the name comes from the French word dormir, meaning ‘to sleep’ – have become a classic window style because they are just so useful: a dormer is a perfect way to achieve headroom where it might otherwise be difficult. To architects...