of Sash & Casement Windows
windows in a period property can often make a big aesthetical
difference in the appearance of the house by adding value
the introduction of uPVC there has been a trend to rip out
wooden windows and replace them with a plastic version in
an attempt to improve the insulation of the house. Home
owners are under a constant pressure to make their homes
as energy efficient as possible. Replacing the original
wooden windows does not have to be your only option. New
methods of draft proofing can be used on sash windows very
can cost money," says Mr Wood. "I've seen jobs
carried out very cheaply and carried out with great costs."
The important thing to bear in mind, he says, is that repair
is often cheaper than replacement with uPVC. BBC:
A plague of plastic windows?