Environmental Policy

Longwood Joinery is fully committed in its pursuit to protect the environment throughout it manufacturing processes. It strives to support the forest for ever campaign by wherever possible obtaining our raw materials from suppliers who support managed forestry. Documentary evidence can be provided as required. The bulk of our waste material is in the form of wood shavings and is collected and used for animal habitation. Any remaining waste materials are sent for re-cycling.

Timbers are preservative treated with Protim 418, in our mini pre-vac treatment plant, with manufacturers 30year guarantee against insect and or fungal attack.
We have also pioneered the provision of Pre-Finished, and factory glazed frames and through our partnership with Teknos Coatings UK Ltd, we can offer this facility using the latest water based, micro-porous paint or stained finishes, in a variety of colours and shades. Frames finished in his way are given a manufacturers guarantee of up to 10 years.

Our window frames are rebated to accept 24mm double-glazing units. Double glazing units can be either supplied either factory fitted, using Hodgson Sealants D4 security glazing system, or can be supplied for on site fitting, are fully compliant with the latest regulations, and are British standard kite marked, giving a manufacturers 10 year guarantee. The correct fitting of double-glazing can and does save energy consumption within the home, thus helping to protect the global environment