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The History of Sashed Windows: A Beginner’s Guide

Sash windows are one of the oldest types of windows. We’re all familiar with the sashed window style that’s associated with traditional architecture. Find out more about the origins of sash windows, how they were developed and why they are still popular today.

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Why Heritage Sash Windows are worth the investment

Why do you need heritage sash windows, and what makes them so special? We look at why they are well worth the investment for any renovation property

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Situations where you need a Heritage Window Company

A heritage window company is a great asset to any renovation project Why would you need to use a heritage…

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Sustainable Windows Study

At Gowercroft we are big on protecting the environment. We pride ourselves on manufacturing windows that are very efficient, come from sustainable sources and are manufactured in a way that has little impact on the environment. We commissioned a study by the University of Derby to find out exactly how much more environmentally friendly our products are compared to other types of windows.

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Traditional Windows report by English Heritage

The Traditional Windows Report by English Heritage is a document that gives in great detail the reasons why we need heritage windows. In this post we summarise the report and give you insights into why heritage windows are so important.

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Why Vacuum Glass is the best option for Heritage Sash Windows

Sash windows are lighter, prettier and more efficient when vacuum glass is installed – read on to find out why

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How Do Sash Windows Work?

How do sash windows work? We explore the workings behind traditional and modern sashes.

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What Are Sash Windows?

What are sash windows? We explain the types of sash windows and the types available and look at the costs involved

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Can I Put Double Glazing in a Grade 2 Listed Building?

Can I change the windows in a grade 2 listed building? If you are the owner of a Grade II…

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