Sash Windows

Sash Windows are a significant part of our heritage.

These windows date back to the Georgian era and were used prominently in the Victorian & Edwardian eras. However, because of their age, they do wear down over time. They’ll need repairs and maintenance to ensure they’re functioning properly.

Luckily, most windows are able to be repaired and restored.

Some people may be tempted to replace their sash windows with easier maintained plastic windows, but there’s no need when you can get it repaired back to working order.

AMANTODO can repair the common issues you may be having with your sash windows, conserving the beauty of your aging windows and ensuring they last many years to come. So, if you’re having problems with your sash windows, give us a call today.

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Free Consultation & Quote

  • You contact us by phone or email and let us know you have a problem with your sash windows. After you’ve explained the issue, we may have an idea of what the problem is, but it is better for us to come to your home and take a closer inspection.

  • We’ll visit your home at a time that suits you, so we can take a look at the sash window that is faulty and see what’s causing the problems. We’ll test the wood, check sash cords, weights and all the components that could be causing you issues.

  • After we’ve figured out the problem and the steps needed to be taken to repair the window, we’ll discuss it with you. This way you know the type of work that needs to be carried out before we get started.

  • After that, we’ll give you a quote free-of-charge. So you don’t have to worry about being roped into paying a fee you didn’t expect after the repair work has been completed!

Common Problems

Sash windows with broken components can cause noise problems, leaks, rattles and draughts. This can all make for an uncomfortable living experience.

However, we are able to eliminate these problems and make sure your window is functioning properly once again.

Here’s some of the problems that could be plaguing your windows:

  • Rotting timber – Timber found on window sills can absorb rainwater, leading to rotting problems. We’ll remove the decaying timber and splice in new timber, with any gaps being filled with wood filler, resins and glues to ensure a durable repair.

  • Broken sash cords – Sash cords can become worn through general use or snapped when exposed to strong UV light. This weakens the natural fibres in older sash cords. We’ll attempt to fix these, but if they’re beyond repair, then we can replace them.

  • Under-weighted sashes – We will attempt to record and rebalance your windows, but if this isn’t possible we can replace the spring balances in sash windows. We are able to replace all different types of spring balances.

  • Painted shut – When painting the windows, the paint can cause parts to become stuck together. We are able to unstick the windows, to ensure you’re able to open them freely again.

  • Broken catches or sash pulleys – These can also become broken over time, so may need replacing.

What We Can Do For You

The problems above may not noticeable to some, but we have years of experience in dealing with sash windows, so will be able spot what is causing the issue.

They usually cause problems such as:

  • Window/s not remaining open or closed
  • Window/s aren’t able to be closed or opened
  • Window/s are rattling with the wind

Usually the problem relates to sash weights and cords, but we’re equipped and skilled enough to deal with whatever repairs you may need.

At AMANTODO, we believe no sash window is beyond repair. So don’t give up on your sash windows so easily.

man fixing sash windows

Why Choose Us?

  • Experienced – You can be assured that we have the qualifications and experience to carry out a job that exceeds your expectations!

  • No other contractor to worry about – AMANTODO do everything ourselves. Not only does this provide you with convenience, it saves you money.

  • We supply everything ourselves – We have all the equipment and materials needed, so there’s no need to worry about going out to buy them.

  • Friendly and approachable – Our friendly workers will make you feel at ease.

  • Free visit – We provide free consultation and advice for your issues.

  • Range of services – With a range of home maintenance services, we have you covered for anything you may need.

Areas Covered

We offer our services throughout Somerset and the South-West of England including: –

  • Weston-super-Mare

  • Burnham-on-Sea

  • Bridgwater

  • Taunton

  • Bristol

  • Portishead

  • Clevedon

  • Wells

  • Glastonbury

  • Street

  • Gloucester

  • Stroud

  • Cheltenham

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