During the 19th Century, joiners considered wood as something more than a building material; this affinity arose from the fact that it was essential to their income and reputation: poor materials are also noticed more readily in a hands-on environment…
Before the advent of Insulated Glazed Units, glass was a simple material; it came roughly all in the same thickness and was easily fitted to the sashes using putty. Big sheets of glass were more expensive than little ones so sashes were often divided…
The hardware required by a box frame is remarkably simple when compared to the modern casement window: we tend to believe this reflects the integrity of the original design rather than any reluctance by hardware suppliers to develop this…
Sash windows are therefore naturally ‘trickle ventilated’. Furthermore, greater ventilation is available in the centre of the sashes: by lifting the lower sash a fraction, a passage of air is free to enter…
One major difference to the window we deliver to your door and the original that it is replacing is the paint job and the way it is applied. Since the Victorian period, advances in chemical engineering have…
As each product is made to order using largely traditional techniques, manufacturing and delivery times will vary considerably according to the complexity of the project. We are happy to work closely with clients….