Can uPVC sash windows really work as replacements for original sash windows?

Ultimate Rose uPVC sash windows

When it’s time to replace your original sash windows, what options are available to you? You may think that the only way to maintain your home’s traditional appearance is with timber replacements. Perhaps you’ve heard that modern uPVC sash windows can faithfully replicate the traditional style but you’re still unsure about their authenticity. Whether you’re a homeowner looking to replace …

The importance of using original hardware in sash windows

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When you want to replace original timber sash windows with a more modern uPVC alternative, attention to detail is imperative. To ensure authenticity, every element of your new windows needs to be in keeping with your property’s individual character. Many installers look at the window frames and glazing and if they’re a realistic reproduction, then they’re happy. It can be …

How is the upturn in modern property developments affecting the classic sash window market?

Commercial sash windows

The UK property landscape is changing. With the government announcing plans to build several Garden Towns and Villages and many areas of the country seeing new houses springing up almost overnight, how is this affecting the classic sash window market? New homes need new windows. While you may think that modern properties will all be fitted with casement, tilt & …

3 common sash window installation queries answered

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At Roseview Windows, we want to help all our trade customers with any installation issues that may arise. We understand that installing sliding sash windows requires a different skill set to standard casement windows. With this in mind, we’ve created three clear and informative videos to assist with the three most common queries we receive from installers. Watch the videos …

The top 5 considerations for replacement uPVC sash windows projects

Charisma Rose uPVC sash windows

For window installers, replacing old sash windows makes up a substantial part of business. With customers often wanting windows that are built to last, old timber models are regularly being replaced with uPVC alternatives. But as an installer, what should be considered prior to installing replacement uPVC sash windows? Is the property in a conservation area? If you are due …

Heritage windows: Replace or repair?

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Heritage windows are an attractive part of any period property. For style, character, and intricate detail, they beat modern windows every time. What happens though, when your heritage windows no longer provide the required levels of performance? When they fail to retain heat and start to deteriorate, do you choose to replace or repair? Repairing heritage windows When your heritage …