WHY CHOOSE BERECO TIMBER DOUBLE GLAZING?
Timber Windows & Timber Doors
Bereco’s aim is to offer a high specification, up market wooden window combined with exceptional service and customer support that is very hard to find in the UK. With a six to seven week delivery period (from receipt of signed order confirmation), all deliveries are made complete and on time.
Bereco’s team consists of highly skilled and dedicated individuals who have a wide range of experience within the timber window industry. Providing excellence in customer care and technical product knowledge, ensuring support is available from enquiry through to installation.
Bespoke Timber Windows & Doors
Any configuration of window or door can be supplied with identical designs, suited ironmongery and matching paint or stain finishes, with no extended lead times for specialist frames.
High Security Windows As Standard
Bereco windows and doors come complete with high security ironmongery and espagnolette locking as standard on all ranges. With windows certified to BS7950 and french and entrance doors certified to PAS 23/24 as standard, meeting specific insurance and Secured by Design conditions is not a problem for our products.
Peace of Mind
Bereco Ltd is a fully accredited member of the BM TRADA Q-Mark High Performance Timber Window Scheme. To achieve the TRADA Q-Mark every design of window has to undergo rigorous testing on a yearly basis. In addition to this our production facility undergoes annual auditing and is accredited under ISO9001:2001. The testing undertaken by Bereco Ltd ensures that the customer is always assured of a high quality product and an excellent level of service.
To manufacture bespoke timber windows and doors in large volumes with consistent lead times, significant investment in the latest technologies, factory automation, machinery and IT have been installed at the Bereco manufacturing base. This investment ensures the highest levels of quality control and perfectly produced joinery every time.
TIMBER RAW MATERIAL & FINISH
Only engineered defect free laminated timber, with radial or semi radial grain, is used on the entire product range. This allows Bereco to offer a product which has all the benefits of timber but none of the disadvantages.
All end grain is sealed and cleaned with deep penetrating preservatives specifically developed for use on the highly absorbent edges of sawn timber, protecting against all penetrating humidity.
Protective V joint sealant, highly resistant to weathering thanks to its flexibility and easy connection with primers and paints, is used on all Bereco products offering seamless finishing at window intersections.
Bereco are one of only a few companies within the UK to offer dual colour finishes on all products. Any combination of paint and stain colour can be specified giving flexibility in meeting the external aesthetics as well as the interior décor.
Durability- Paint System
Bereco Ltd uses a four-stage treatment process in its paint or stain finish allowing us to give exceptional warranties on all of our products. In addition to this any RAL colour can be used at no extra cost and dual colour finishes are available for a small charge.
British Design Aesthetics
Bereco Ltd adopts manufacturing techniques used on the continent to withstand harsh weather conditions in Western Europe, however the styles and profiles used in the manufacture of the windows are entirely British in aesthetics.
BERECO & THE ENVIRONMENT
The ‘Bereco’ brand name is derived from a combination of the words timber and eco-friendly reflecting a
continued commitment to the use of environmentally friendly practices.
All Bereco products use certified timber from well managed sources, with full FSC accreditation. Endorsed by the World Wildlife Fund, One Planet Living, Greenpeace and the Government, our customers are always assured of an environmentally friendly product.
- Timber is naturally renewable.
- Timber windows save energy and last longer.
- Timber windows add to our quality of life
- Timber has the lowest embodied energy of any building material.
- On average every cubic metre of timber used instead of other construction materials saves 0.75 to 1.1 tonnes of carbon dioxide.
- Timber products play an important role in maximising the carbon sink effect of the forest.
One Planet Living Products
Bereco are the only window of choice for the One Planet Living Group due to our environmental credentials and bespoke design options. Backed by the WWF, the vision of One Planet Living is a world in which people everywhere can lead happy, healthy lives within their fair share of the Earth’s resources.
One Planet Living is based on a set of 10 guiding principles, these are:
- Zero Carbon
- Zero Waste
- Sustainable Transport
- Local and Sustainable Materials
- Local and Sustainable Food
- Sustainable Water
- Natural Habitats and Wildlife
- Culture and Heritage
- Equity and Fair Trade
- Health and Happiness
All Bereco timber products can be supplied in Redwood (Softwood), Hardwood or Oak. Only certified timber from well managed sources, will full FSC® 100% accreditation is used. Defects that occur naturally in timber are removed which allows us to manufacture a finished product that has all the benefits of timber but none of the disadvantages. Bereco supply timber products with the option of clear or finger jointed timber both have the same benefits and warranties.
Engineered timber products are essentially constructed from multi-layered, cross laminated sections of timber, resulting in high specification knot free products. which are strong, durable and give dimensional stability, longevity and high performance.
Finger Jointed Timber
Timber is cut into short sections; defects are removed and then re-joined. Finger jointed timber is used on Redwood products with a painted finish. This is a cost effective option and joints in the timber cannot be seen through the paint.
Clear timber is used on all Hardwood products and on Redwood products with a stained finish. Clear faced timber ensures no grain change is visible through finger joints.
Redwood – Density > 525kg/m3
Products are manufactured using defect free, laminated Scandinavian Pine with either a clear or finger jointed surface. Redwood timber is supplied clear with a stain finish or Finger jointed where a painted finish is specified. Softwood products have a smooth finish as the timber grain is less visible than Hardwood.
Hardwood – Density > 465kg/m3
Products are manufactured using defect free, laminated Dark Red Meranti with a clear surface. Due to the open pore structure of hardwood products have a pitted effect due to timber grain which is visible through the coating. Hardwood is available with the choice of a stained or painted finish. A Stained finish will appear slightly darker on hardwood than Redwood.
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