Combine traditional charm with modern style with our sliding sash windows. This window style has been popular for centuries, but older versions were often made of single glazing and a timber frame that lacked in performance and efficiency. Our up-to-date versions deliver all of the appeal with none of the drawbacks.
Our modern solutions mean no more chilly draughts or rattling frames, but smooth openings and efficient heat insulation. The two window panes are tilted slightly inwards for proper ventilation and easy accessibility for cleaning, and are also suited for conservation properties.
Sash windows are made up of two window panes, one of which glides open vertically to provide good air circulation. Their aesthetic has an old-world charm that is often suited to cottages or more traditional properties, although they can complement almost any home.
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Robust design and aesthetically pleasing appearance, our vertical sliding sash windows bring out the character of any project. With near-invisible joints and the grace of the run-through sash horn. The easy gliding operating system means that opening and closing is smooth, while the upper and lower windows tilt inward for safe cleaning and ultimate ventilation.
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We customise each and every window to your liking in our South West factory. Our windows come with a 10-year guarantee, and are built to last using up-to-date materials and the latest technology. You can opt for uPVC windows in a variety of colours and finishes, including wood, to replicate vintage charm in your home with modern performance.
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Are uPVC sash windows any good?
uPVC may have had a less than desirable stereotype in the past as a cheap material, but with modern advances it has become a popular choice for its durability and versatility. uPVC is ideal for those on a budget as it delivers on quality and can replicate a traditional timber frame sash window.
Not only can uPVC look identical to traditional wood frames, but they are much easier to maintain, with minimal cleaning needed, less build-up of dirt and grime, and no requirement for extra painting. These cost-efficient windows have maximum appeal and minimum drawbacks.
How do you measure a sash window?
To measure the width of a sash window, take the measurement across from one side of the window to the other, excluding the box that the window sits inside.
To measure the height of a sash window, measure from the top to the bottom of the windows, making sure to include both sashes. Take this measurement inside the box frame.
The box frame height and box frame width is the measurement of the entire window frame, top to bottom, and side to side respectively.
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Are uPVC or aluminium windows better?
This depends on your preference and budget. uPVC is a cost-effective material that is highly durable and versatile, providing good insulation and longevity. uPVC sash windows require minimal maintenance and are very easy to clean.
If you’re looking for a higher-end product, aluminium sash windows are more expensive than uPVC but provide an extremely robust material. Aluminium is stronger than uPVC, meaning your sash windows can feature smaller frames and sashes with a greater glass surface area. This is an ideal option if you want to allow maximum light into your home, or enjoy a more unobstructed view of the outdoors.
Can sash windows be double glazed?
Most of our windows come with double glazing as standard, but you can also opt to upgrade to triple glazing if you are looking for extra noise reduction or insulation. Double glazing is our recommended option as it is a great heat insulator that keeps the cold air out and the warm air in, reducing your heating bills, and keeping you toasty. Triple glazing can be preferred for street-facing windows where you may want to block out extra noise. Our uPVC sash windows are a fantastic cost-effective option that means you can choose to go with double glazing while keeping the installation at a reasonable price.
How does a window sash work?
A sash window is made up of two or more panels, where at least one panel can move vertically up or down. For a single hung sash window, one panel is fixed in place while the other moves, and double hung sash windows allow for both panels to move for maximum airflow.
Sash windows operate on a pulley system, meaning that when you slide open one of the panels, it stays in place without falling back. This means you can be sure your fingers are safe when using them!
Which part of the window is the sash?
Sash windows are generally made up of two sashes, which are sections of the window that hold the glass panes together within the frame. Depending on the type you opt for, sash windows have either one or two moving sashes.
While sash windows are a perfect option to combine traditional style and modern usage, they function best when installed and maintained properly. Check out our maintenance page to get the most out of your sash windows and prevent draughty, less effective windows.
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Guarantees you can depend on.
We have built up a great reputation over years of delivering a first class service and excellent products, all from our local, no nonsense all-about-you company.
From characteristic country cottages to contemporary town houses, we’re confident that our products will offer a style and finish to truly transform your project. Through constant innovation the quality, durability and security of our products is genuinely second to none. As a local company we are proud to offer British Standards BS7412/PAS24 for enhanced security.
We refuse to compromise on quality
Our windows are made from British Made, high quality MarinespecTM components, with up to 25 years anti corrosion. They are built specifically for the more exposed areas of corrosion, such as coastal environments to give you worry free performance beyond your guarantee. We believe spending more on components is worth every penny, and sets us apart from our competitors.
State of the art fabrication for best quality
We have invested millions of pounds into one of the most state of the art manufacturing facilities in the UK. This enables us to provide you with consistently high quality products at exceptionally good prices. Our loyal factory workers are well trained and take pride in their work, they really care about quality. Our machines are maintained according to a rigorous servicing regime to keep them in top condition.
Superior energy efficiency
Our ‘A’ rated energy efficient and triple glazed windows are tested by the BFRC, which will save you money on your heating bills. By law your windows and doors have to meet strict thermal performance regulations but you can be rest assured that our products exceed current requirements.
Energy saving is incredibly important and so is keeping your fuel bills down. We are continuously looking for ways to make our projects energy efficient and one way is to choose new PVCu windows and doors. Not only will they help to keep your project warmer, they will reduce your energy loss.
Don’t just take our word for it!
Our suppliers conform to strictly controlled and independently monitored Quality Management Systems such as ISO 9001, to ensure that everything is done correctly and according to best practise.
Our windows are tested independently by British Standards for security, weather tightness and strength performance. This means that periodically, we have to send them to independent test houses, in order to be tested to destruction.
These are just some of the many standards the products in our vast range conform to. Needless to say we take the quality of our products very seriously indeed.
Made to measure
The styles available are endless and the choices to suit your project are bigger than ever before. Traditional, contemporary or modern; our versatile window and door designs will create the look you want to complement and enhance your project. If you want windows that are as individual as you, our range of coloured and woodgrain windows offer you fifteen different colours and finishes.
A local business that really cares about its customers
Our sales consultants, surveyors, admin team and installers really care about you and your project. They are highly trained, motivated and want to go the extra mile to do the best possible job. Our fitters will treat your project with care and respect and will take time to ensure that you are delighted with the end result.
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