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Preserving, Conserving, Restoring

Refurbishment

Getting your wooden sash windows refurbished brings a number of benefits:

  • Preservation of original character with improvements in design
  • Conservation of existing materials with improvements in thermal performance
  • Restoration of former condition with improvements in noise and dust penetration

Procedure

  • Removal of staff and parting beads
  • Release of top and bottom sashes
  • Opening of access panel
  • Easing of sashes and shaving of excess paint
  • Alignment of meeting rails
  • Rebalancing of existing sash weights
  • Supply and fitting of new sash cords
  • Supply and fitting of new parting beads
  • Supply and fitting of new staff beads
  • Waxing of running timber surfaces
  • Oiling of pulley wheels
  • Grooving of horizontal sash rails and parting beads
  • Supply and fitting of brush seals

Materials

  • Timber: quality hard and softwood
  • Sash cord: reinforced cotton
  • Sash weights: cast iron or lead
  • Brush seals: polypropylene filaments to PVC carrier

All of our materials and workmanship are guaranteed for five years. To find out more about our timber sash windows refurbishment service, please get in touch.

Refurbishment Diagram