About Us


The Company

DESOFIL (U.K) Ltd – supplies a complete system of products and tools for repairing timber windows affected by wood decay. The Desowood Repair System offers a cost saving alternative to complete window replacement.

As part of the back up support, the company specialises in providing consultancy and advisory service to Architects, Building Surveyors and maintenance professionals in the public and private sector, involved in the repair, maintenance, and conservation of timber joinery. The company is committed and dedicated to helping professionals achieve timber repairs of high quality and durability.

The company’s commitment to quality is further extended to providing free practical training to contractors on site and offer training courses and Technical seminars for contractors and specifiers.

The focus is on improving the life of existing windows at a more cost-effective price compared to the traditional methods.

The company supplies an extensive range of cutting and finishing tools and ancillary products to allow every type of repair required on timber windows and doors.

The Director

The company is run by the Managing Director, Mr Des Raj, who has devoted over 20 years travelling across UK advising Architects, Building Surveyors, Maintenance professionals, and national contractors on window maintenance.

Mr Des Raj has worked for major National and International companies and possesses a wealth of knowledge on timber preservation,decoration and protection – an experience extending to over 30 years.

The Technical Experience

Mr Des Raj is a graduate in Applied Chemistry and has worked in the laboratory as a Research and Development Chemist in the Paint Industry for many years.

In last 20 years, Mr Des Raj has conducted over 500 CPD technical Seminars on the Repair, Maintenance, and Conservation of timber across the UK to maintenance professionals in Local Authorities, Housing Associations, and Private Practice Architects and Building Surveyors. He has worked with major independent Institutes over the years looking at different timber repair practices, testing methods, and focusing particularly on different ways of achieving optimum durability of joinery repairs.

During the last 20 years, Mr Des Raj has looked at different timber repair products and practices in Europe, The Far East and USA.


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