Knowledge bank

Below is a list of the latest knowledge from Qwood. Click on any one to see further details.

Advantages of Qwood

Unveiling the Advantages of Qwood Composite Profiles for Manufacturing Timber Windows and Doors

Unveiling the Advantages of Qwood Composite Profiles for Manufacturing Timber Windows and Doors Timber windows […]

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Wedge Gasket Bead

How do I glaze a timber window?

Glazing timber windows is an important aspect of window maintenance and it can also add […]

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FSC chain of custody

What does FSC chain of custody mean?

What does FSC chain of custody mean? The Forest Stewardship Council ® (FSC®-STD-40-004) is an […]

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QWood 3-Part Security Bead

Developing a 3-Part Security Bead with PDS

Working with PDS Qwood released a 3-part Security Bead in late 2022. This group of […]

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Gowercroft: Manufacturing Timber Windows and Doors with Qwood

Qwood Profiles Machining glazing bars and beads for windows and doors can be very labour-intensive, […]

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Qwood Fitting Videos and Fitting Guides

Qwood Sliding Sash Beads Fitting Videos Click here to download fitting guide parting and staff […]

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Why do joiners use Qwood

Why do joiners use Qwood?

Don’t take our word for it. Listen to what other joineries have to say about […]

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How do I work with Qwood?

Use Straight Out of Box Qwood is a complete ‘out of the box solution’. The moment Qwood arrives […]

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How do I use Qwood?

Use Qwood in the same way you use timber. That means you can fix Qwood […]

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What colours is Qwood available in?

Qwood is supplied in its natural colour for painting. The natural colour of Qwood reflects […]

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What security standards can Qwood be used to obtain?

Qwood has been used in timber windows that have achieved the following security standards: BS […]

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Where is the wood from in Qwood?

Where is the wood from in Qwood? Do my window beads come from a sustainable […]

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How fire resistant is Qwood?

Timber beads in fire doors have long been viewed as one of the weakest parts […]

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What is a bolection mould?

A bolection mould is a moulding which projects beyond the face of a frame or […]

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What is Qwood?

Qwood composite timber profiles can be integrated into windows and doors to add beauty and […]

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glazing systems

What timber glazing systems are available?

Qwood may offer the perfect glazing system to you for your timber Windows. Both wet […]

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How do I increase the life of my timber windows?

The demand for traditional timber windows has recently been revived due to home owners, builders […]

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How do I curve QWood beads?

How can you curve QWood beads? QWood beads are timber composite profiles for windows and […]

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How do I deal with bent glazing beads?

The beads on my timber window have bent, what should I do? How to solve […]

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What is the best clip-in parting bead for sliding sash windows?

Qwoods innovative new parting and staff beads compliment the popular conservation range from Qwood. The use […]

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How do I paint Qwood?

The highly smooth surface finish of Qwood gives an immaculate painted finish. There are a […]

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What is the finish on Qwood in a timber window like?

Once Qwood is fitted to a timber window it is impossible to tell the difference between a […]

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