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Visiting New Horizons Through Sash Windows

By James Trent

Windows are the most important part of a home. They not only allow the occupants to view the outside world but allow the outside world to view the house as well. Having the correct windows can make a world of difference when one is trying to have a certain decorating theme. Having Sash windows works in very well with any arrangement desired.

One has many choices when selecting a sash window as they come in different sizes. The sash, meaning the glass, movement is controlled by a counter-weight. This weight is well concealed within the frame and allows for easy movement when desired. Some of these windows only have two sashes while others can have several.

Double hung sash windows are those most commonly found in a home although more are available. This type of window can be opened vertically or horizontally by moving either pane. One will often see a window containing several sashes in tall buildings or on the front of more prestigious businesses.

If one were to view re-stored Victorian Era houses they would find this type of window in use. At that time it was often designed incorporating other panes of glass that appeared alongside the regular window. This made a very beautiful and striking arrangement and is sometimes borrowed by modern decorators.

The double glazed sash window is the best kind to have. These will retain heat while keeping outdoor elements at bay. Another advantage is that they will cut out unnecessary noise. Thus, one can be in comfort while escaping from the hubbub of a noisy world.

Imagine being in one’s home at a comfortable temperature while a winter storm rages outside. This is what is possible with double-glazed sash windows. In addition to this excellent feature, they also shut out the outside noise that can often be very annoying.

If one currently has single sash windows in their home they can easily have these changed to double glazed. This is done by placing another glass over the current one with a spacer in between. In essence, it seals a space between the two panes of glass that provide extra insulation for the home.

If planning a new decorating scheme for a room the window can often make or break the entire decor. Many home designers have found that by making the window the centerpiece and decorating it appropriately they have been able to obtain outstanding results. Sash windows are excellent for obtaining this desired goal.

Having the correct windows can make a world of difference. Get the inside scoop on the best sash window company in our sash window restoration London guide.

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Trent, James "Visiting New Horizons Through Sash Windows." Visiting New Horizons Through Sash Windows. 25 Jun. 2010. 13 Dec 2014 <>.

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Trent, J (2010, June 25). Visiting New Horizons Through Sash Windows. Retrieved December 13, 2014, from

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