Author: Christopher Richard

Author: Christopher Richard

09 Jul 2020

Sash windows: green homes grants scheme explained as we know it

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An external look at a Venetian sash window double glazed with arched head
  The green homes grant scheme should well be great news for double glazed sash windows and draught proofing insulation. As we currently understand, draught proofing and double glazing will be in...
24 May 2020

What’s happened to sash windows in London through Covid?

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Internal look at a Venetian double glazed sash window with arched head fitted and touched in ready for the frame to be painted
Good day to you fellow Londoners, It’s been absolutely ages since I last wrote a message. Not through laziness, more that I have documented every last single angle of sash windows from a diy project...
12 Apr 2019

Double glazed Venetian sash windows with an arched head

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New arched double glazed Venetian sash windows offered in and ready for fitting
We used an original Venetian sash window frame and then manufactured new double glazed sashes to fit into the existing frame like for like following the original arch. The main issue with the original...
03 Apr 2019

Installing double glazed sash windows and removing aluminium inserts from the original frame

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Front of property after we removed the aluminium inserts and installed the double glazed sash
This homeowner was unfortunate enough to inherit old aluminium inserts that were installed into the original box frame but was fortunate enough to find a London sash window company that was more than ...
30 Mar 2019

Original doors: installing thin double glazing into marginal light

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Marginal light doors are slender glazing bars can be a tricky process maintaining the original look of the original doors. These doors already had stunning textured and coloured glass in place prior t...
11 Mar 2019

What will triple glazed sash windows do for noise reduction

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We recently have had a significant uptick in the number of enquiries for triple glazed sash windows and I thought it would be easier to write an entire article that covers all of the benefits of tripl...
10 Mar 2019

How secondary glazed sash windows were used by Islington council to sign off an incorrect install in a conservation area

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I learnt something rather interesting this week when a customer enquired about new double glazed sash windows. They contacted me because of an incorrect install approximately a couple of years before ...
04 Mar 2019

Double glazing original sash windows and repairing where necessary in Islington, Holloway

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Original sash window double glazed and built back in situ with a draught proofing system
In this case study we double glazed the original sash windows. This involves installing double glazed units into the original sash. There was also sash window repairs to effect and at the same time we...
06 Feb 2019

Double glazed sash windows and sill replacement case in Walthamstow study

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In this double glazed sash windows install we had two bays windows and a single window that needed new double glazed sash installed into the original frame. There was also the added complication of si...
03 Feb 2019

Double glazed bay sash windows case study

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Double glazed sash window bay completed installed into the original bay frame.
In this case study we replaced the sash windows making use of the original frame. We manufactured the double glazed sash like for like, making them look as close as possible to the original single gla...