An alternative to windows that open on a hinge, sash windows are typically made of two separate slashes which elegantly slide up, down or to the side. The most common style features multiple small panes of glass that are connected by glazing bars. Epsom, Esher, Dorking, Sutton, Wandsworth and Wimbledon property owners can also choose sash windows which feature singular panes, if they prefer a more modern, minimalist design. Modern sash windows will also often tilt to allow for easy cleaning.
At LDS Joinery, we hand manufacture bespoke sash windows at our workshop, and you can see some fantastic examples first-hand at our Cheam Village showroom. Sash windows are a fantastic choice if you live in a home deemed of historical importance, and need to adhere to particular building regulations regarding the character and chosen material of your fixtures.
Aesthetic – Bespoke sash windows can add a warm charm to your property, boosting its curb appeal whatever its architectural period. While many property owners around our principal service areas of Epsom, Esher, Dorking, Sutton, Wandsworth and Wimbledon initially think that sash windows are solely for period homes, they can add personality to modern properties, too.
Environment – Did you know that sustainably sourced timber is the most eco-friendly material you can choose when it comes to windows and doors? Its processing, production and transportation uses much less energy than a material like uPVC, which is derived from oil. If you’re looking to reduce your carbon footprint this year, consider timber sash windows.
Lifespan – Timber sash windows also involve far less maintenance than you might think. From time to time they might require a re-paint or re-stain, but this is only really the case once every 7 or so years, and their impressive structural integrity reduces the likelihood you’ll need repairs. So Epsom, Esher, Dorking, Sutton, Wandsworth and Wimbledon customers wanting fixtures that will simply do their job with no fuss or time investment required with upkeep are in luck.