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The Sash Window Workshop: Continuing to Improve our Sustainability

The Sash Window Workshop: Continuing to Improve our Sustainability

At The Sash Window Workshop, we believe it is important to be as sustainable a business as possible, while still providing our customers with the high-quality product and service that they expect. We have been independently assessing our carbon emissions since 2019...

How to maximise natural light with timber sash windows

How to maximise natural light with timber sash windows

Natural light is the sunlight that enters a room through windows, without the need for additional artificial light. Increasing the amount of natural light can make a big difference to your home and can even help improve your mood. Increasing natural light in an...

Spot our tube adverts in Warwick Avenue, Belsize Park, and Pimlico!

Spot our tube adverts in Warwick Avenue, Belsize Park, and Pimlico!

If you are travelling in London over the next couple of months, look out for our adverts in some of the tube stations!  The adverts will be appearing in Warwick Avenue, Belsize Park, and Pimlico tube stations over the next few days. Tube advert locations Each of the...

What are sash horns?

What are sash horns?

Sash horns are a traditional feature that can be found on timber sash windows. They are more commonly found at either side on the bottom of the upper sash, protruding downwards.  However, sash horns can also be located at the top of the bottom sash. Why are sash horns...

Myth busting: do timber windows have a long lifespan?

Myth busting: do timber windows have a long lifespan?

Recent research from the British Woodworking Federation (BWF) highlighted that 70% of homeowners believe timber windows have a shorter lifespan than other materials (source).  However, this common belief is a misconception and simply isn’t true. The exact lifespan of...

The Sash Window Workshop: ‘A’ Rated Windows

The Sash Window Workshop: ‘A’ Rated Windows

With building regulation changes to improve the energy efficiency of homes from the 15th June, and increasing awareness around improving older homes, we are delighted that we can offer ‘A’ rated timber windows. Our ‘A’ rated timber windows have been specifically...

Why is scaffolding sometimes needed when replacing windows?

Why is scaffolding sometimes needed when replacing windows?

Although scaffolding won’t always be required when replacing windows, there are several scenarios when scaffolding will be needed due to the location and design of the window. When is scaffolding required? Scaffolding is required when external access is required to...

The Sash Window Workshop Sponsors the 2023 Period Living Reader Awards

The Sash Window Workshop Sponsors the 2023 Period Living Reader Awards

Having worked with Period Living magazine for over 17 years, we are proud to be sponsoring this year’s reader award.  The Period Living Reader Awards started in 2013 and recognise the skills and talents of sympathetically restoring older homes. At The Sash Window...

History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Maidenhead, Berkshire

History, Architecture and Timber Windows in Maidenhead, Berkshire

Maidenhead is a newer town than a lot of other towns in the UK and nearby Cookham and Bray both existed long before Maidenhead.  However, the town still has a lot of historical significance. In the early 13th Century, a small village, called South Aylington, developed...

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