sliding sash window

sliding sash window

A window that moves horizontally in grooves or between runners at the top and bottom of the window frame. See also: French window
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The vertical sliding sash window has a timeless elegance and beauty that enhances the appearance of almost any home, period or modern town or country.
On the ground floor, the living room is 20ft by 16ft and has a sliding sash window at the front and a stone open fire with stone hearth providing a real focal point.
Inside on the ground floor, there's a handcrafted kitchen/breakfast room with a stone flagged floor, Belfast sink with granite work top, front aspect Yorkshire sliding sash window and a cast iron radiator.
There are two effective ways to prevent a forced entry through a sliding sash window. You can either use dual screws to immobilise both sashes or restrict their movement with stops.
The sliding sash window, complete with weights and pulleys, first came into use in the late 1700s and was used almost exclusively until the turn of the 20th century.
From pounds 130 by Boulton & Paul (0870 1260000)Georgian-style sliding sash window made to measure in PVCu.
The stalwart was the vertical sliding sash window. A complex design, with overlapping sashes counter balanced by weights hidden inside the frames.
"Work to the building involved reinstating its traditional features such as hardwood sliding sash windows, doors, cast iron guttering and down pipes, chimney stacks, a natural slate roof and repairs to the masonry.
Sliding sash windows are a little more complex, and may require the attention of a professional.