Rattle in the
Allow a howling gale through in the winter
Let in noise, dust and fumes ?
Judder up and down as you struggle to open
Small wonder that so many people fall prey
to the UPVC salesmen. However, with our
restoration and draught-proofing service,
all these problems will be a thing of the
Yes, you can have 21st century
comfort with 19th century good
looks, retaining the value and appeal of the
original period windows.
dismantled a window, and carried out all
necessary repairs, we fit the appropriate
seals, usually a brush seal to the stiles,
and a compression seal to the top and bottom
As an independent company, we are free to
choose from a range of insulation products
from several manufacturers, selecting the
seals most suitable for each situation. The
seals we use are highly
inconspicuous and are virtually invisible
when the window is closed. Yet the
difference they can make
to heat loss is enormous.
All windows require a gap between the sashes
and the frame, to give room for opening and
closing. Just half a centimetre of gap
around the edges of a typical sash window
adds up to 300 square centimetres;
a seven inch square hole. But with the
correct draught-proofing seals, these gaps
are virtually eliminated.
Heat loss, noise pollution and the ingress
of dust and fumes are all significantly
reduced. Not only that, but
our draught-proofing seals give the added
advantage of making the windows easier and
smoother to operate.
recommend the installation of this type of
“ ...one of the best and least intrusive
ways of achieving improved performance from
windows in old buildings. This will
considerably reduce heating bills and energy
use, and ….reduce noise and dust ingress.
Most importantly, draught-proofing does not
damage the visual aesthetics of an old
(English Heritage Framing Opinions Campaign)
THE SLIDING SASH
The Barn, Upper Slackstead Farm, Farley
Romsey, Hampshire, SO51 OQL.
Telephone 01794 367871
SOUTHAMPTON - WINCHESTER - ROMSEY
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