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Heritage Slimlite Windows

Heritage Slimlite Windows
Ultra-thin for a heritage appearance
High efficiency slim double glazing units for improved energy performance
Approved design for listed building and conservation areas
Traditional individually putty glazed in keeping with heritage aesthetics
Multiple colours available to make your home special
Heritage Slimlite Windows
Ultra-thin for a heritage appearance
High efficiency slim double glazing units for improved energy performance
Approved design for listed building and conservation areas
Traditional individually putty glazed in keeping with heritage aesthetics
Multiple colours available to make your home special
Heritage Slimlite Windows
Ultra-thin for a heritage appearance
High efficiency slim double glazing units for improved energy performance
Approved design for listed building and conservation areas
Traditional individually putty glazed in keeping with heritage aesthetics
Multiple colours available to make your home special

The Heritage Slimline Timber windows from Schnauber overcome the dilemma of authenticity versus energy efficiency that face many property owners who have a listed building or live in a conservation area.

Windows play an important role in defining the character of a property, especially for a listed building. Any repairs or alterations which could affect the character of such a building are subject to Listed Building Consent.

Schnauber’s Heritage Slimline Timber windows have the appearance of single-glazed windows but can be supplied either single or double glazed. Ultra-thin frames are designed with individually glazed window panes held together with a glazing bar. Modern manufacturing methods help us to retain the traditional look and feel – giving our customers the best of both worlds.

The Heritage Slimline Timber window is available as a flush casement design or a storm proof casement.

01Word from satisfied custmer

Traditional look

Perfect choice for a traditional look and the only choice if you require Listed Building Consent for your property.


Durability

Quality materials and modern manufacturing methods ensure that the Heritage Slimline windows from Schnauber are guaranteed to last.


Low maintenance cost

The use of high quality timber and water sealed finishes ensures that Schnauber Heritage Slimline Timber windows are easy to maintain. Minimal maintenance is recommended every 5-10 years.


High level of safety and security

Our Heritage Slimline Timber windows are supplied with have multi-point locking systems for your safety and security.


High thermal efficiency

The Heritage Slimline Timber window is naturally resistant to heat loss. It is designed to help owners of historic property retain the character of their building whilst improving energy efficiency with the option of a slender double glazed unit.


Eco-friendly

Our manufacturing process, as well as our production of timber, is environmentally friendly.


High level of safety and security

Our Heritage Slimline Timber windows are supplied with have multi-point locking systems for your safety and security.


Traditional design

Thin timber frames with individually glazed windows reflecting the look of traditional putty glazed panes.

01FAQ
The Heritage Slimline window comprises a number of small glass panes held together by glazing bars to create a larger glazed area. Traditionally, due to the limiting dimensions that glass could be crafted to, this was how all windows were built. With modern methods of production this is no longer a limiting factor.

The glass panes can be 2 by 2; 4 over 4, 6 over 6 or even 8 over 8. With Schnauber it is whatever meets your needs.

Heritage Slimline windows are available in both a single glaze and a thin double glazed option.
In a Grade I or Grade II listed building, within a conservation area, a locally listed building or buildings where an authentic, traditional build quality and aesthetic is specified.
Ultra-thin.

Single glazed or thin double glazed unit.

If you require absolute quality detailing and care around the authenticity of design and construction - particularly if applying for Listed Building Consent, where the alterations being made will be scrutinised by the Local Planning Authority.

If you are looking for high performance windows that are energy efficient.

If you need a timber window that is suitable for a Listed Building.

If you live within a conservation area and are replacing a window in an existing house.

If you are building a new home within a conservation area.
Available in a choice of engineered hardwood or softwood.

The timber windows are either painted or stained internally in an unlimited range of colours using the latest environmentally friendly water resistant paint technology. Externally they can be painted to match the existing colours used in your building.

Wide selection of ironmongery including hinges, handles and fittings to suit the historic character of an existing building.

They can be supplied with a range of glass types, including; opaque glass, safety glass, solar glass and textured glass. These additional details provide you with a wider range of choices.
The timber used is from responsible and sustainable sources and certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC).

Providing a double glazing alternatives is a great way to improve the energy performance of heritage assets such as listed buildings, which commonly have low EPC ratings.

This style of window, when fitted with a double glazing option has a ‘U’ Value of …
In a typical 3-4 bedroom home having windows replaced upstairs and downstairs it typically takes our team around 5-10 days to complete the installation.
As with all of Schnauber’s timber windows, the Heritage Slimline range are pre-treated with a non-toxic wood preservative so maintenance is minimal.

We would recommend every 5- 10 years depending on the environment in which you live.

Beyond this cycle of maintenance, the life span of the products can be greatly increased through repair and replacement.
These windows provide excellent, authentic detailing appropriate for historically sensitive buildings or building located in areas of special architectural or historic interest across the UK.

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