Frequently Asked Questions

Here are some answers to questions we often get asked. These will help to answer to make a decision when repairing and restoring your sash Windows & Doors

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Frequently Asked Questions

In most cases, a restoration is just as good, if not better, than a replacement.

Restoration preserves the original character and craftsmanship of your front door, which can be more valuable than a modern replacement. Additionally, restoration is often a more sustainable option as it uses existing materials. However, if your doors are severely damaged beyond repair, we can discuss replacement options using materials that complement the style of your property.

Absolutely! Preserving the original character and functionality of your period features is a priority. Our skilled team use traditional techniques and source matching materials to retain the authenticity of your windows/doors.

Yes, significantly! Proper sealing during restoration reduces outside noise intrusion. This can be particularly beneficial for homes located in busy areas or near major roads. Studies have shown that chronic exposure to noise pollution can have negative health impacts. Restored doors will create a quieter and more peaceful living environment.

Yes, repairing and restoring your sash windows and doors can increase your property value. Well-maintained period features are a major selling point for potential buyers, often resulting in less haggling on your property sale. The improved energy efficiency and curb appeal also contribute to a higher value.

Absolutely! Tempus Windows has experience working with listed buildings. We understand the importance of adhering to strict guidelines when restoring historical features like doors and sash windows. We’ll work closely with you and any relevant authorities to ensure the restoration meets all regulations while maintaining the original character of your windows and doors.

In some cases, for a controlled restoration process, we may recommend carefully removing your windows/doors for work in our specialised workshop. This ensures optimal results and protects your surroundings.

The cost of restoration varies depending on the size, condition, and complexity of your windows and doors. During your free consultation, our specialists will assess your needs and provide you with a detailed quote outlining the scope of work and estimated costs.

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The timeframe depends on the extent of the restoration needed. During the free consultation, we’ll provide a realistic timeline.

Tempus Windows offers a unique combination of expertise in traditional restoration techniques, a commitment to authenticity, and extensive experience working on listed buildings and properties in conservation areas. We prioritise using high-quality, sustainable materials and eco-friendly practices while exceeding customer expectations with exceptional service.

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We are confident in the quality of our workmanship and offer a comprehensive guarantee on all restoration projects. Please inquire during your consultation for specific details.

We’d be happy to discuss your door repair and restoration. You can contact Tempus Windows for a free consultation and quote by email or phone.

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We expertly repair and restore classic timber sash windows, preserving their character and functionality

Our specialists breathe new life into casement windows, ensuring smooth operation and improved energy efficiency

Heat retention and noise reduction with our secondary glazing solutions, perfect for preserving historic windows.

We restore all types of doors using traditional techniques and high-quality materials.

Don’t let your French doors lose their Parisian charm with help from our team.

Reclaim the security and charm of your stable doors with our restoration.

We offer the highest quality bespoke period property window and door restoration

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At Tempus Windows, we’re passionate about reviving the beauty and functionality of sash windows and doors. We’re a team of experienced professionals dedicated to providing top-notch restoration services with a personal touch.

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Across the south west

Tempus Windows are a trusted specialist for sash window and door restoration across Somerset, Dorset, and Devon. We offer a comprehensive range of services to breathe new life into your period property, from timber sash windows and casement windows to French doors and stable doors.

Our team of experienced craftsmen utilises traditional techniques and high-quality materials to ensure an authentic and long-lasting restoration. We serve a wide range of locations, including Yeovil, Sherborne, Sparkford, Somerton, Langport, Wincanton, Chard, Dorchester, Ilminster and Exeter.

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