Tag: sash windows

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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…

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The Pros and Cons of Sash Windows

Sash windows are the second most popular variety of window in modern Britain, being beaten only by outward-opening casement windows. They enjoyed massive popularity in Victorian England, which…

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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 Replace a Sash Window Cord

A traditional pair of sash windows make a great match for older properties – and some newer ones, too.  They incorporate one or more movable panels (or ‘sashes’)…

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…

Sash Windows: uPVC or Timber?

Sash windows are a fantastic way of injecting a little Victorian-era charm into your period property, but they’re an attractive solution for more contemporary-style exteriors, too.  If you’re…

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What is a Sash Window?

Windows come in a variety of styles, but two stand out as particularly popular.  One comes with hinges attached to the sides or top, allowing the user to…

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How to Fix a Sash Window that Won’t Stay Open

Though they’re especially suited to Georgian and Victorian properties, a sash window makes a stylish and iconic addition to just about any home – but what happens when…

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Casement vs. Sash Windows

The right window makes an enormous difference to both the look of a property and the way that it functions.  If you’re shopping for a window, then you’ll…