Rotten sash windows

Why Rotten timber in sash windows should be addressed and repaired as soon as the rot has been discovered.If rotten timber is just left to carry on rotting in a sash window it can start to cause a whole host of problems not only to the rest of the sash window but can lead to blowing of the interior plasterwork …

How to clean sash windows

The secret to having the cleanest sash windows in your streetThe three things you need to have the cleanest sash window glass. Glass cleaner Cloth Window scraper Glass cleanerMake sure you use a good quality glass cleaner, Siroflex Trade glass cleaner is good but any decent class cleaner will do. https://www.siroflex.co.uk/en-gb/products/technologies/primers-cleaners/sx-premium-glass-cleaner/?from_root=trueCleaning clothA microfibre cloth is great but a good quality …

Sash Stop Security locks on sash windows are essential!

Sash windows are so vulnerable to break in’s and burglary due to their original insufficient sash window fasteners. If additional security locks have not been fitted, the lower sash can be forced open with a crowbar from the exterior, the existing sash window fastener is ripped out from the force of the crow bar causing considerable timber damage to the …

VAT on sash windows

VAT can really mount up for the homeowner when having work carried out on sash windows. Luckily, for period property owners in the UK, all sash window draught proofing to existing windows fall within the lower reduced rate of 5% VAT rather than the higher rate of 20% FAQsDoes the homeowner have to pay the full 20% VAT rate for …