James has been in business over 50 years now. Roland and Russell (now in their 30's & 40's) followed their father into the joinery trade after leaving school to become time served multi skilled craftsmen who specialise in bespoke joinery products. Nicola went to university after leaving school and gained honours in business management. She now runs the office. We use only the finest quality products and materials available on the market today in our aim to produce impeccable results. Our mission is to exceed your expectations; our commitment is to provide a professional, efficient, friendly, timely, honest service with minimum disruption from start to finish.

All of our hardwood windows are made to measure, using Sapele. Sapele is a stunningAfrican hardwood that is a reddish-brown wood and is very similar to Mahogany originating from Central & West Africa. It is one of the finest grades of Hardwood available and is the most popular of African hardwood species. Offering great strength, colour and durability, this beautiful hardwood lends perfectly to any window thanks to its natural resistance to the elements. So it will look just as beautiful years from now as it does the day we install it!

Your front door is the first thing people see when they visit your home, so it's important that it makes a good impression. A stylish door also ensures that you feel welcome and relaxed when entering your property after a hard day at work, so why not make the choice to upgrade. Here at James Birkett Construction Ltd, we have the front doors and bifold doors you need for your home in Edinburgh, Livingston or Lothians, and they can instantly improve your home's style, security and energy efficiency.

With top-quality hardwood frames and market-leading Vista Therm Elite sealed units, our bi-folding doors are a cut above the average. Custom-made in our Edinburgh based workshop, your new bi-or tri-fold door will be cut to the exact size you need for the perfect fit every time. These impressive and stylish patio doors allow natural light to stream in to your property, making the room appear larger and airier. When open, the doors fold back onto themselves, giving you more space both inside and out - the perfect solution for a sunny terrace or garden!

With a natural strength and beauty, timber doors are a popular choice amongst property owners - and it's not hard to see why. Providing high levels of durability and weather resistance without compromising on style, our bespoke timber doors make a fantastic addition to any home or business. Each and every component of your new hardwood door is tailor-made by our time-served craftsmen. It will then be fitted by our expert team as well, for a product and service that just cannot be matched. Bespoke solid hardwood door built in the traditional way and fully factory finished in high performance Teknos paint system and utilising top quality hardware from Coastal Group for performance, aesthetics and function.

Some people argue that no material is more stylish than genuine hardwood, such as oak and timber, which is why it's a popular choice for new door installations. However, hardwood doors are usually rather costly and difficult to maintain, and because they can warp and discolour easily, they often don't last very long. Fortunately, composite doors from Edinburgh appear almost indistinguishable from the real thing, and the benefits of such doors extend far beyond that. At JBC, we're one of Edinburgh's leading home improvement companies thanks to the experience and skills of our team as well as our commitment to exceeding customer expectations.

At JBC, our services go beyond simply installing double or single glazed windows across Edinburgh. Using cutting edge materials that are made to stand the test of time and incorporating beautiful designs, we are also proud to offer bespoke windows for homeowners and businesses across Edinburgh and the Lothians. Our experienced and skilled team can craft and design windows that meet your specific design and size requirements, leaving you with windows that complement your property. We always strive to deliver excellent customer service coupled with the highest quality products on the market.

If your home is fitted with single-pane windows, you are likely losing a lot of money on high energy bills and living in a draughty property. At JBC, we specialise in secondary glazing across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Livingston, helping people to save money and heat up their homes more efficiently. While you may not be permitted to install double glazing if you live in a period property or a conservation area, many homes across Edinburgh and Glasgow do not require permission to install secondary windows.

Our bathroom is often the place we go to relax and unwind after a long and stressful day, so it's important that yours is a stylish, comfortable place to be. Installing a new bathroom could be just what you need to inject some extra pizzazz into your home, while potentially adding thousands to your property's value. If you're thinking about making this worthy investment, we have everything you need for bathroom fittings in Edinburgh, Livingstone and the Lothians here at JBC. We understand that choosing a new bathroom design can be a tough decision, but our highly trained team of experts keep up to date with the latest trends and styles, and can advise you on a design that will never go out of fashion.

By installing wire, acrylic or glass balustrades inside your home, you can bring its appearance into the 21st century while making it a more comfortable and practical place to live. Our balustrades can be custom-made to meet your particular size and style requirements, and you can trust our highly trained professionals to complete a flawless installation. Moreover, all our balustrade solutions guarantee to survive years with minimal-required maintenance, and keeping them clean couldn't be more straightforward.

It's important that the interior of your home suits your lifestyle and your tastes. At JBC, we have a team of skilled and experienced carpenters in Edinburgh that can help bring your interior design ideas to life. If you can't find the right furnishings to complete your home or you want a unique staircase design that makes your property stand out, look no further than us. From brand new bathrooms and kitchens to banister and staircase designs in Edinburgh, Livingstone and the Lothians, our experienced team of carpenters specialise in the design, supply and installation of home improvements.

Our timber windows are manufactured using Meranti hardwood, which is renowned for its stability and strength. Our timber Casement, Tilt and Turn and fully reversible windows boast a life expectancy of 60 years. Performance is boosted even further with a generous 3-coat, micro-porous finish, applied in our state-of-the-art spray booth. Our PVCu windows are high performance, low maintenance solutions that complement any home. All of our Casement, Tilt and Turn and fully reversible windows incorporate A rated double glazed sealed units bonded to the window sash for extra security and stability.

JBC are a professional friendly company to deal with and I can't praise them highly enough. I recently had JBC to my home to install a new oak staircase and its magnificent! The attention to detail and craftsmanship is superb. They also installed a new exterior meranti door with glass side panels and it has transformed the outside of my house. Roland and Russell are lovely guys and a pleasure to have in your home as they are so polite and respectful. I can 100% recommend them and will definitely be asking them back for further refurbishments in the future. Nicola who deals with all the admin is efficient and friendly and always responds promptly to any queries or questions. A lovely family business with great service. A rare find! Thank you so much it's been a pleasure

What's new?

What lovely customers we have.

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A lovely customer of ours in Edinburgh told us this morning our work will feature in an episode of LocationLocatio nLocation. Be sure to watch in the Spring when the Edinburgh episode will be on Channel 4, and our work will be in shot a lot as they move around. https:// www.j-b-c.co.uk/

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'Before & After' Wooden balustrade transformed into beautiful oak and polished edge safety glass for the ultimate in modern interior design. An excellent job - very happy. I always get nervous engaging with the trades but felt very comfortable and confident I had chose the right company in JBC.

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New solid oak handrails with polished edge safety glass for a contemporary look. New solid oak treads and risers and oak flooring to the upper landing for the ultimate in modern interior design. https:// www.j-b-c.co.uk/ glass-balustrade s

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Glazed existing wooden balustrade. https://t.co/zLLe1VXsj0

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We have now received a Certificate of Distinction from Which? Trusted Traders. A nice way to end the year!… https://t.co/sbkHDQRqby

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Merry Christmas all! Have a great day. #edinburghschristmas https://t.co/WIuoJEsHLU

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Beautiful new oak and glass balustrade. Let the light in. Make an entrance. Showcase your home.… https://t.co/cRiz3WOWnG

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A new glass balustrade with floating handrail https://t.co/6aexBNptWc “WOW ... really delighted with the end result… https://t.co/JzXj2ufgWG

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Edinburgh Glass and stainless steel balustrade to patio area. "I'm delighted with the job, just what I had envisage… https://t.co/6aremQHQ2S

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