Glazing - George Barnsdale

Getting a handle on doors – a guide for self-builders and home improvers

Doors are one of the most effective ways to make a statement with your home and they are one of […]

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Acoustic Glass – A Sound Investment

An article originally published in Housebuilder and Developer, June 2019 Tom Wright, Managing Director, George Barnsdale Ltd Increasingly, window manufacturers […]

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What’s the best way to clean my timber windows?

Maintaining timber windows In order to prolong the life of their timber windows and doors, we advise our customers to clean […]

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Why Are Building Acoustics So Important?

Back in the 1960s there was a song;  “Silence is golden” and for most of us this still resonates today! […]

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The history of double glazing

Double glazing has become very common, recent research shows that the proportion of homes in the UK with some level […]

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Glazing, frames and gains! Your guide to energy efficient double-glazing

If you are looking to upgrade your glazing and save a bit of money in the process, then let us […]

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Understanding energy ratings and performance values

When choosing your windows, it is important to not only ensure the style and design are to your liking, but […]

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The Marking of Safety Glass

Over recent months we have received a number of enquiries regarding the types of marking required on safety glass to […]

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Developments in Historic Glazing

Historic Glazing can be a contentious issue in the restoration and renovation of properties that are listed or located in […]

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Achieving high levels of performance in the sympathetic replacement of timber windows

When it comes to the replacement of timber windows in historic homes, conservation officers are looking for sympathetic replacement, to […]

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Expertly Glazed Timber Windows

Having identified that the Glass and Glazing Federation’s (GGF) glazing acceptability standard does not meet the requirements of our customers, […]

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