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Tag Archives: sash windows
You might find that you need to replace window sash cords. A DIY guide to sash cord replacement would be handy especially if you lack knowledge on how to approach the task. Replacing these could be a grueling task especially if you are doing it for the first time. Continue reading
If you want to increase the protection of your home, then one way to do so is by installing lock systems and catches on any entrances. Having knowledge about what types of locks and catches are best for sash windows will shorten the time needed for shopping, as the sashes are the most commonly found ones. The conventional way to break-in is by breaking the glass and undoing the catch. Continue reading
Many feel that old, double-hung sash windows are a necessary feature on ‘period’ homes. They should never be replaced except as a final solution after everything else has been tried. They’re worth saving for lots of reasons and they’re not too difficult to restore. Here’s how sash windows work, or, sometimes, don’t work. Continue reading
One can describe sash windows as having a set of individual panels that make up an entire window frame. The design simply allows these two panels to slide up or down in a vertical motion. The aim of this is to achieve the most ventilation possible. A lot of the time, the glass within the frame will be split into a number of different panes by thin muntins. Continue reading