Wooden casement windows first came into prominence in the 16th century as a result of the prosperity of the Tudor dynasty. This beautifully designed window was the pioneer of the window styles that we are still using, centuries later, in British homes.
Bespoke timber casement windows are the most popular choice in the UK and Northern Europe because they provide high levels of security, noise reduction and energy efficiency.
Our bespoke timber casement windows are created using a blend of modern technologies and traditional British aesthetics. The wide range of hinges, fittings, glazing, locking systems and finishes that we are able to supply enhances the styling of the timber casement window frames.
This style of window frame can open wide to provide maximum ventilation and light.
They are perfect for kitchens and bathrooms, where condensation typically occurs, as they provide good levels of ventilation.
Unlike other forms of windows, casements also provide adequate means of escape in bedrooms and living areas when positioned in accordance to the Building Regulations, Part B, Approved Documents.
If you are looking for energy efficiency. Casement windows are energy efficient as the window sash presses against the frame on closing to create an airtight seal minimising air infiltration and thus keeping the warm in and the cold out!
The ‘U’ Value can be further improved by opting for triple glazing to obtain a timber triple glazed window.
If you are looking for the highest levels of security. We use the latest in locking technology to ensure the security and integrity of your casement wooden windows.
Fully reversible option available.
Available in an unlimited range of colours using the latest environmentally friendly water resistant paint technology for both the external and internal aspects of the casement.
The colours can also be matched to RAL colour codes to ensure a consistency in appearance to rainwater goods, fasciae and soffits.
A wide selection of ironmongery including handles and fittings in a variety of materials such as polish chrome, brushed chrome, brass or black steel to suit the interior design of the property.
In addition the casement windows can be provided with a range of glass types including opaque glass, textured glass, solar control glass, toughen glass, security glass and noise reduction glass.
These glasses can also be provided with manifestations to ensure compliance with the Building Regulations, Part K, Approved Documents where required.
When casement windows have been designed to comply with Building Regulations, Part N, Approved Documents, Section 4, they can be cleaned from within the building. No more window cleaners required!
Schnuaber timber windows are pre-treated with a non-toxic wood preservative so maintenance is minimal.
A further benefit of timber windows is the ease of repair rather than replacement.
Casement windows should not be too large or too heavy as the opening has to support the window.
Check out our latest installations.
Skills not just confined to joinery
Mr Kempski’s handsome end of terrace house in the Cambridge suburb of Newnham was in need of some tender loving care when it came to the timber windows. The Edwardian single pane sash windows had been installed many years previously and were starting to show...More about the project
The proof of the pudding…
Mr Lowe contacted Schnauber after several neighbours in his Cambridgeshire village of Haddenham recommended the company as specialists in the installation of timber windows. Mr Lowe had a requirement for sash windows to resolve issues that had occurred with timber windows that had been previously...More about the project
Very impressed with the final finishes
A 1930s property in the centre of Cambridge was returned to its former glory with the replacement of ill-fitting UPVC widows with a range of timber casement windows. The offending windows were already in place when Mr Jackson purchased his 1930s property. Whilst he knew...More about the project
High level of adaptability applauded
When your parents are architects and basically “in the business” there is no shortage of expertise and advice on hand to ensure that you make the right decision when it comes to choosing a supplier for your replacement windows and door. Mr & Mrs Thompson’s...More about the project
Truly impressive work ethic…
Mr Strange owns a Victorian terrace property in the historic Suffolk town of Bury St Edmunds. When he purchased the house it had been unsympathetically modernised over a number of years and the original heritage of the property was a dim and distant memory. The...More about the project
Improved security is a nearly always a factor in the decision making process for our customers. This was definitely the case for Mr Shear, who owns a 1930s property in London. Mr Shear had placed steel bars on his windows due to the level of...More about the project