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Delight over service from The Sash Window Workshop for apartment renovation

The owner of an apartment within a mansion block in North West London, who was faced with the challenge of carrying out a complete refurbishment while maintaining its aesthetic appearance, turned to The Sash Window Workshop for advice on the windows – and was delighted with the outcome.

New sashes for windows

The customer planned a complete overhaul of the apartment, including building work, heating, plumbing and electrics. After researching various timber window specialist companies, contact was made with The Sash Window Workshop, who made an appointment for a salesman to visit the property and listen to the client’s requirements before conducting a thorough survey of all the windows.

The brief was to maintain the aesthetic appearance of 20 existing 100-year-old single glazed sliding sash windows, in order to remain in keeping with the other apartments in the block, but to change to double glazed windows for energy efficiency. The salesman quickly established that the sashes (sliding parts) in most of the windows, although still serviceable, were past their best and that the original frames, although needing thorough redecoration, were in good condition and could be re-used.

His recommendation was to manufacture new sliding sashes for each existing box frame using FSC® European oak. The new sashes would be fully draught sealed and double glazed using a low emissivity glass for the internal pane and 4mm float glass for the external pane which would provide excellent thermal benefits. The narrow 8mm gap between the panes would be filled with Argon gas for extra insulation, this would have a low visual impact and help maintain the traditional look of the building. It was also proposed to replace all the window ironmongery to finish off the new look.

The customer reports that during the visit the salesman listened carefully to the requirements and answered all queries. Over a 12-week period from placing the order, The Sash Window Workshop manufactured the sashes and fitted them.

Renovated windows

The client states: “I am delighted with the final result and the service I received from start to finish.”

For further information about The Sash Window Workshop products and service or to arrange a free no obligation survey contact the company through the website or call 01344 868668.


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