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How to Clean Sliding Windows

A sliding window is one that, rather than opening outward on a set of hinges like a casement window, is formed of glass panels which slide sideways (or…

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How to Replace Sash Window Springs

A sash window is the second most popular type of window after casement windows. They consist of a fixed panel, and a mobile ‘sash’ panel, which is capable…

A Guide to uPVC Windows

In the UK, the majority of window frames are manufactured using uPVC. uPVC windows offer several distinct advantages over windows made from aluminium or timber, the most obvious…

How to Repair a Casement Window

The most popular style of window in the UK is the casement window. Unlike its closest rival, the sash window, the casement window opens by swinging outwards on…

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A Guide to Victorian Windows

The Victorian era was one of enormous transformation for British industry and architecture. It was also during the Victorian era that window tax (a property tax based on…

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How to Find, Fix and Prevent Window Water Leaks

A leaking window can spell big trouble – from damp in the home to structural problems. However, by identifying and fixing leaks at the earliest opportunity, you can…

What Causes Foggy Windows and How to Prevent It

Do your windows have a foggy appearance? Fortunately, as unsightly as it may be, window-fogging is a common phenomenon, and there are several ways of counteracting it, if…

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Mould on Windows: Causes and Solutions

Mould is a variety of fungus that flourishes in damp, dark environments. During winter, airborne droplets of water can come into contact with the cold, glass surface of…

How to Refresh uPVC Window Frames

Are your windows starting to look a little tired? If so, it might be time to replace them. On the other hand, they might just need a little…

How to Paint a Sash Window (without it sticking)

While sash windows offer a particular look and feel (to the point that they’re an almost indispensable feature of period properties), traditional wooden sash windows can be somewhat…