A new timber manufactured window is not the only option,
depending on the degree of works needed to windows; the other most
cost effective option is to restore your existing windows and
Listed Window Refurbishment will help you to
return your traditional Sash/Victorian/Box sash/Sliding sash
windows to their original glory.
Most old sash and case windows were originally manufactured from
exceptionally durable timber so it makes sense to restore original
joinery rather than replacing.
Here is a description of a standard refurbishment by
Listed Window Refurbishment:
- Pointing, block out in sand and cement and re-point with red
sand and boiled linseed oil mastic
- Fit new interior baton rods and parting bead incorporating
draught proof system i.e. new Aqua Mac compression gasgets
- Fit new brass Brighton fastener
- Simplex fittings
- Fit new sash cords to top and bottom sashes (waxed cord with
nylon core size 8)
- Rub down and prepare window for painting, apply one dust coat,
one undercoat, and one exterior coat of micro-porous gloss paint to
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Additional work that may be required would consist of addressing
any rot issues. The most common complaint would be rotten cills,
this can easily be rectified. We would remove existing rotten cill
and replace with new treated red pine cill (grade A) along with
approximately 18 inches of pulley stile at each side.
On occasion, the existing sashes ( to top/lower) may need
attention. Listed window Refurbishment can either repair the
existing sash or manufacture and fit new treated red pine sash.
Broken or cracked glass is a further problem which we can easily