Sliding Sash timber window
The sliding sash window has been in use since the 17th century. Having two glazed sashes which move vertically within an outer frame, and a counterbalance mechanism holds the sashes in an open or closed position.
Our Heritage Sliding Sash timber windows are a popular choice for installation into period properties. Those who require energy efficient replacement windows that retain the original character of the period property, or those wanting a tradition al aesthetic to an extension or new build project.
Parkwood Sliding Sash windows fitted in your home, will increase its value and make it more energy efficient. Making your home not only more beautiful, but also an investment in the future.
Shown here is our typical Georgian ‘8 over 8’ heritage sliding sash window
The windows operate smoothly on double sprung sash balancers and have weather seals and gaskets that are discreetly grooved into the timber sections, ensuring a weather proof seal. The Joinery sections include traditional staff & parting beads and Ovolo moulded sash profile. Slender Georgian bar sections give an authentic lambs tongue, traditional appearance
This range of windows typically feature the following:
- Traditional manufacture techniques
- Ovalo moulded sash profile
- Staff bead moulded outer frame
- Slender Georgian bar detail (bonded)
- Authentic lambs tongue mouldings
- Puttyline external glazing detail
- Decrotive sash horns
- fitch catches and lift handles
- Siberian larch or Accoya® modified timber
- Factory applied Sikkens performance coatings
- Weights and ropes
- Discrete weather proofing seals and gaskets
- Factory glazed
- single or Slimlite glazed