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Why Choose Wooden Windows – The Advantages Here at Chartwell Wooden Windows, a question we commonly see online, forums, social media and in our emails is why should we choose wooden windows over the modern uPVC windows? We have put …

inside a wooden conservatory

Why Chartwell’s Wooden Windows only use Teknos’ paint products Behind every good wooden window frame (or on top of each frame, if you prefer), is a durable coat of paint or staining. Without paint or varnish, our window frames would …

DIY wooden windows

How a DIY approach towards wooden windows can be an attractive low cost option Many households prefer to have their windows installed by a company like us. As well as the convenience and guarantee periods, you know what to expect. …

Wooden window myths debunked

All your myths about wooden window frames debunked   Since our formation, we have heard many a myth about wooden window frames. Some people think wooden frames are the spawn of Satan, due to the fact they are prone to …

Double Sash Windows

For our second entry on window types, we look at double sash windows, a traditional type of window Throughout the United Kingdom, there is one window type that has been in use for the last 500 years. Double sash windows …

Bay windows

The first of Chartwell’s look at window types You see bay windows on many a property, from the mightiest of mansions to the most modest of bolt-holes. As seen in the above picture, they can be set to an inside angle …

Wooden Conservatories Arundel

Find out why Chartwell favour wooden framed conservatories Summer’s on its way! The joys of longer days, warmer weather, and lying in the sun are just a few days off. If the beach is out of reach, there’s always the …

Wooden Double Glazing

Which is better? There’s only one way to find out: read on Since Ug the caveperson uttered his or her first words, we have argued over some things in our time. A child of the ‘80s would have argued about …

Wooden Double Glazing

From Defoe to modern wooden double glazing For a number of British households, double glazing is as commonplace as the 35” flat screen television set and high-speed broadband access. Throughout the 1970s and 1980s, double glazing rose in popularity, but …

Solar Panels

Wooden windows, but not as we know them For several years, glass making has involved two main methods: that of float glass and glass blowing. Glass making was first documented in 3,500 BC in Mesopotamia. Float glass was developed by …