The History of The Sash Window

The History of The Sash Window

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History of The Sash Window The sliding sash window early became the Hallmark of Georgian houses, its mere proportions giving them their distinctive character and restfulness. Hinged wooden casement windows were also used, but sash windows had so many advantages practically and in looks that they became everyone’s ideal and would even be fitted to underground coal cellars. The double-sash window design, incorporating balance weights and lines moving over pulleys, was introduced from Holland towards the end of the seventeenth century. A few windows had been fitted in Paris, the name coming from the French word chassis, but Holland is the only European country besides Britain which still have sash windows in quantity: in Holland a short and generally immovable top sash and a very tall bottom sash is preferred to the British convention, which seems more pleasing to the eye, of having two sashes of equal size.   It

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Sash Windows In London – East Dulwich

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Timber Sash Windows – East Dulwich With our factory situated in the heart of South London, London Box Sash Windows has been the South East’s number one timber sash window supplier. In particular, the East Dulwich area, due predominately to positive recommendations. Below is a map of East Dulwich and the surrounding areas. The map highlights the jobs we’ve completed over the past couple years. Here at London Box Sash Windows we’re very proud to be East Dulwich and the South East’s favourite sash window supplier. If you are a homeowner in East Dulwich or the South East and your timber sash windows are in need of replacing, we offer a free, no obligation on-site survey of your property and a full written quotation. Call us today on 0208 648 4230. Or if you’re just looking for an idea of how much your sash windows might cost, use our unique instant estimate form to

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