Sash windows fit perfectly in a modern interior design. They look very aesthetic and provides many advantages compared to other types of double-glazed windows. A stylish look and high energy efficiency are the features that attract homeowners the most. Specialists of Scott James Sash Windows Company will help to select and produce windows of the necessary sizes and appearance. The window sashes will complement the interior and exterior design. Covering the Essex regions, Scott James are specialists in all aspects of sash window restoration. We provide a comprehensive repair service, renewing and extending the life of your wooden windows. Scott James was established for those unwilling to compromise on quality – of materials, craftsmanship and service. When the character charm of your property deserves sympathetic restoration, we offer professional, premium solutions.
Our restorations are a cost-effective way to achieve visible, high-quality craftsmanship. Respecting, retaining and sensitively accentuating your property’s key characteristics is at the core of our approach. We look forward to becoming part of your property’s heritage.
A high-quality custom-made glass unit can increase the value of the property if you want to sell the house. The use of modern technologies allows to preserve or recreate the appearance of the building, nostalgic of a former age. If you do not want to completely substitute the glass unit, you can use the service of sash windows repair in Essex to add secondary glazing or restore the damaged parts of the window frame.
Windows with sashes are a great option to preserve the ancient appearance of the house. In this case, they will perform additional functions:
- provide a high-security level;
- increase of noise insulation;
- improve energy efficiency;
- reduce heating costs.
Restored window frames and additional glazing will allow to protect and insulate the house no worse than a modern PVC unit or other materials.
You bought a house, but do not like the design of the facade? Install wooden sash windows! They will give a certain charm to the building. The shape of the windows can be really different: round, square or rectangular. You can choose the frame according to your taste, the main fact is that it perfectly fits into the exterior and interior design.
If the house is of historical value, changing the appearance of windows to your liking can be quite problematic. In this case, a building and restoration permit is required. To get rid of the need for additional papers, you can contact our company and get a wooden window refurbishment in Essex. The repair of windows will allow to recreate the original appearance of the glass unit and the value of the building will not be damaged.
2. Environmental friendliness
Windows with sashes made of wood are environmentally friendly, they do not emit harmful substances that violate the purity of the air and do not adversely affect human health. The treatment of wooden surfaces does not require a large amount of energy. The transportation and the subsequent work with the material is also really simple. The wood used for the production of window sashes has the appropriate quality certificates.
Wooden windows have a long service life when receiving the necessary care. An additional advantage of such frames is that after the use, the wood can be recycled and used for other purposes. The windows materials are obtained from local forests, such wood is perfect for the production of high-quality sashes.
Due to its properties, windows do not allow harmful emissions to enter into the room, the rooms remain with clean and fresh air. This prevents allergies of people who are prone to it.
3. Insulation properties
The wood is an excellent natural insulator. A house with wooden windows will maintain a constant temperature. In this case, if the windows are securely closed, the heat does not leave the room. Especially the preservation of the warm is well kept during the winter season. Thanks to this, electricity bills will be significantly reduced.
If the heating does not work well enough, you can install additional heaters that will monitor the temperature in the house.
4. Material Integrity
Wood has structural integrity. The material consists of different fibers, including natural cellulose. This allows it to withstand bad weather and sudden changes of temperature and high humidity levels. Correct processing of frames and the correct products installation in the opening will increase the life of windows. Minor restoration may be required after some time, but it will not involve a complete replacement of the glass unit.
Wooden frames will perfectly suit any style of building decoration. You can choose the color of the painting by yourself, varnish the surface or cut out decorative patterns. The painting will help to significantly extend the frames life since the wood will obtain additional protection from external influences. Special microporous paint will provide protection from atmospheric phenomena, including mist, rain and other precipitation.
Wooden windows are perfectly suitable for installation on ancient houses. There are many of these buildings in England, so here wooden double-glazed windows are used really often. Not every owner knows exactly what care do wooden windows require. It is possible to assume that they need frequent maintenance, but this is not the case. Prejudice can be left in the past. Nowadays, the production and further processing of finished frames has gone far ahead. Products are processed with special materials that do not allow the moisture to penetrate into the sash. The paint will help to protect the surface. An optimal time for an additional painting is at least 8 years from the moment of the installation.
If you notice minimal damage or cracks on the surface, you can contact our company for wooden window repair in Essex. The specialists will eliminate the defects as soon as possible and the windows will perform their functions fully again. Please, note that in addition to the restoration, you can order the installation of additional glazing. Such problem occurs often in houses where it is not possible to completely replace the glass unit with a new one.