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Sash Window Refurbishment

There are a growing number of companies who refurbish sash windows and can provide draughtproofing to provide heat retention and comfort. It is very rare for extensive repair to be required, the most common element being cill replacement.

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Companies supplying goods or services for Sash Window Refurbishment
Fortis & Hooke Ltd
(Kent Office) 9 Eynsford Road, Farningham DA4 0BD ( & London Office), Fortis & Hooke Limited International House, Cromwell Road, Kensington, London SW7 4ET
Tel 0800 313 4688
In essence Fortis & Hooke are Wooden Window and Door restorers with a passion to repair, renovate and retain. We enjoy being able to offer a homeowner, with an appreciation for the beauty and heritage of original timber features, an alternative to replacing the windows and doors of a property. Our mission is to continue developing innovative systems and methods to restore original wooden windows and doors in an affordable yet effective manner. Our development of a sustainable system has now made the retention of original wooden windows a viable option. Our motto is to Repair, Restore and Retain.
Mill House Window Workshop ( Sash Windows )
Bendish Farm Bendish Hitchin Hertfordshire SG4 8JD
Tel 01438 871753 mob 07957 100293
Mill House Window Workshop provide a full sash window repair, restoration and draughtproofing service. They can supply windows and doors, single or double glazed, with traditional weights and pulleys and in a selection of high quality timber. New double glazed units can be fitted into the existing rebates of most traditional sash and casement windows. All their windows and doors are made to order and to your exact specifications, with an emphasis on sympathetic restoration with appropriate materials. Established in 2002, they cover Hertfordshire, South Bedfordshire, West Cambridgeshire, East Buckinghamshire and some North London areas.
Sliding Sash Solutions
England & Wales
Tel 0800 731 5905 Fax 01293 410178
Established in 2000, Sliding Sash Solutions cover most of England and part of Wales. Their system for the repair and improvement of traditional sash windows is an effective method to solve all the problems that are associated with sliding sash windows. The complete overhaul service includes any timber repairs, installation of new replica joinery, replacement of rotten sills and reglazing of damaged panes along with the installation of their Solutions Brush Pile System™. They can also reinstate sash windows to properties where the original windows have been removed.
The Sash Window Workshop Limited
Unit 4, Kiln Lane, Bracknell, Berkshire RG12 1NA
Tel 01344 868668 Fax 01344 868858
The Sash Window Workshop specialises in the manufacture and repair of traditional timber windows and doors. They offer an installation service for London and the South, with a supply only service for the rest of the country. With over 20 years of experience, they have refurbished windows in some of London's most iconic historic buildings, including Buckingham Palace. Their bespoke, tailor-made services include: window and door replacement; draught proofing; re-glazing; refurbishment and repair; and double glazing.
Unit 9 Mount Road Ind. Estate Mount Road Feltham TW13 6AR
Tel 0800 043 2499 Fax 0208 867 2767
Timbawood is a specialist manufacturer of double-glazed, traditional timber windows and doors, offering a supply only service to refurbishment contractors and trade installers nationwide, or a full supply and install service to the trade and private clients within the London area and home counties. Products include hardwood sashes, box sash windows, casement windows and doors.
Ventrolla Central Office, Ventrolla House, Crimple Court, Hornbeam Business Park, Harrogate, North Yorkshire, HG2 8PB
Tel 0800 0277 454
Ventrolla are the UK and Ireland market leader in timber sash window and casement window renovation and performance upgrade, offering an alternative to window replacement. Ventrolla offer a two part service that focuses firstly on renovating the existing sash window and then performance upgrading, to improve energy efficiency by eliminating draughts, rattles and dust ingress. The system can be installed into all types of timber windows, including casement windows and sash windows and also timber doors. Ventrolla offer slim double-glazed timber windows and secondary glazing solutions. With over 30 years’ experience and a network of offices throughout the UK and Ireland offer a free, no-obligation survey and quotation.
Refurb-a-Sash , Queens Joinery, Queens Road Twickenham Middlesex TW1 4LJ Telephone 020 8892 1166 Fax 020 8892 0055