Timber Storm Windows Northamptonshire
BMW Home Improvements Ltd in Higham Ferrers, Northamptonshire are the leading specialists of 'Choices' stormproof timber windows
Protect your home against the elements
A widely used timber window design, 'Choices' timber storm windows have a lipped feature that slightly overlaps the face of the timber frame when it is closed.
'Choices' timber storm windows are available as side or top hung windows. With high energy performance they provide excellent thermal protection from the elements.
Energy efficiency and low maintenance timber windows from BMW Home Improvements Ltd and 'Choices' guaranteed
Widely referred to as ‘stormproof’ windows, 'Choices' timber storm windows offer high energy efficiency along with the added benefit of being low maintenance. This is thanks to combining double glazing with engineered timber which also offers excellent insulation for your home due to its weather protection properties.
Classic designs can be created simply by adding glazing bars and all of our 'Choices' timber storm windows, feature a decorative internal moulding on the sash and frame, plus external beading, to help boost its appearance. All windows within our Timber Storm range are hung using friction hinges and offer high performance.
Window OperationsOutward opening
- Left Hand Side Hung
- Right Hand Side Hung
- Top Hung
- Fixed Sash
- Fixed Pane
Thermal PerformanceWhole window can achieve – 1.4W/m²k
Size and dimensions (mm)Choices products are bespoke, therefore can be manufactured to any size – within engineering limitations and health & safety standards.
Cills (mm)Standard - 25,47,62,87
Optional - 114, 140 – not covered by warranty
MaterialsAs standard – Engineered Redwood
Hardwood Option – Grandis
All timber used is FSC certified
PerformanceIndependently tested and accredited to BS6375 Part 1 & 2. Meets the criteria to achieve Trada High Performance Timber Window Scheme.
Dual weather strip for improved weather and thermal performance.
‘A’ BFRC window energy rating is available as an option.
‘A’ rated on the BRE Green guide.
CE marked – EN 14351-1.
SecurityIndependently tested and accredited to PAS 24 meeting the requirements of Secured by Design – offered as an option.
ColourDefault colour – White RAL 9016
Standard Choices stains – Cypress, Teak, Mahogany & Walnut.
Optional – Any RAL colour can be provided.
Factory FinishAll products are sold fully factory finished. They are treated with an organic preservative after all machining to ensure complete protection across all faces.
All Choices coatings are water based, therefore, environmentally friendly. After basecoat, components have end grain sealer applied. Opaque colours use stain blocking primer. Top coats are high build breather paints.
Other Technical InformationChoices provide a full technical back-up service covering all aspects of product and glazing performance.
Glazing & Glazing BarsDouble or Triple Glazed
Glazing rebates 46x18mm.
28mm Softcoat ‘Low E’ argon filled double glazed units (4/20/4) Triple glazed units (4/8/4/8/4).
Sealed units manufactured to BSEN1279.
Specialist glazing can be fitted on request.
Standard spacer bars – Silver.
Optional spacer bars – White, Gold, Bronze or for thermal efficiency, Black Swiss V.
As standard, fully drained and vented timber bottom bead (Alloy optional) with timber beads to top and sides.
Beading secured by 'Choices' fixing system.
All windows are security glazed to meet the requirements of PAS24.
Bonded glazing bars - 25, 40, 56mm.
Solid glazing bars - 56mm.
A range of leaded designs are available.
9mm as standard for rectangular and diamond lead designs.
Standard Obscure Glass Options
HingesSteel adjustable friction hinges, allow opening to 60°.
Optional – Restrictor available to limit initial opening to under 100mm in accordance with BS8213 Part 1. Egress hinge which allows opening to 90° meets regulations for emergency access.
Handles and locksStandard – Espangnolette locking system with lockable handles, default white. Also available in Polished Chrome, Satin Chrome, Gold, Brown and Black.
Optional – Black Monkey Tail handles.
VentilatorsVents are concealed within the frame head, eliminating the need for an unsightly and vulnerable external hood.
Standard (plastic) – XS16 or Trykvent White or Brown.
Optional (Aluminium) - TV90. White, Brown, Polished Chrome, Gold, or SAA.
All comply with current UK building regulations.