Sash Window Draught Proofing

For some owners of traditional sash windows, draughts may be part of the window's character and dust ingress an accepted price to pay for having traditional sliding sash windows.

Fortunately, sash window draught proofing is a straight forward process and you'll enjoy these important benefits:

  • Virtually eliminate draughts and dust ingress.
  • Reduce exterior noise levels.
  • Eradicates rattles and side movement.
  • Ensure smooth sliding of the sashes.
  • Cut heating bills and improve thermal efficiency.

more, in the capable hands of a skilled sash window draught proofing specialist, these benefits are possible without resorting to the expense and inconvenience of fitting new sash windows.

Draught proofing costs less than replacement windows

Sash window draught proofing is more environmentally friendly than fitting new windows and can be installed for a fraction of the cost of complete replacement. The building and maintenance guides published by London councils recognise the benefits of fitting sash window draught proofing where possible. These guides also acknowledge that owners often see this as an insurmountable problem that can only be rectified by replacing the sashes (or even the whole window). In fact, it's very straight forward and cost-effective for skilled craftsmen to make a beautiful traditional sash window draught proof.

Too often, ill-considered sash window replacement leads to the loss of fine original windows and their precious glazing. It's such a shame when a professional sash window draught proofing specialist can fit discreet and effective draught proofing system into your sash windows.

Sash Window Specialists

While DIY sash window draughtproofing is possible, local authorities generally recommend draught proofing installation by experienced sash window specialist. The added benefit of draught proofing (or 'draft proofing' for North Americans) is that a sash window specialist can overhaul or repair the windows at the same time - for much less than the cost of replacing them.

What more, in the rare event that a window has deteriorated beyond economic repair, we can  manufacture a matching replacement window complete with the latest sash window draught proofing system.

Are draughts and clattering sashes spoiling your enjoyment of your property? Contact us for information on draught proofing your sliding box sash windows.


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