The Ultimate Guide To Sash Windows

Sash windows are some of the most iconic, eye-catching and downright beautiful features of period and historical properties. Despite being instantly recognisable, traditional sash windows are still misunderstood by homeowners across the country. If you’re looking to get your sash windows renovated, or new ones installed, you’ve come to the right place. We’re going to take you through everything you need to know about this window style – from its historical origins right through to its use on brand new builds. What is a Sash Window? The sash window is a classic example of period design. Combining striking looks with practical functionality, sash windows drip with character and charm. A traditional sash window is made from two glass-filled panels. The window is opened by sliding one sash (the moving panel) over the other. Sash windows were widely used during the Georgian period in England, and their popularity only grew throughout the following Victorian era. At the beginning of the 20th