BRIGHOUSE-BASED window and door manufacturer Quickslide has won the prestigious 'Vertical Sliding Window
Company of the Year' award in the year's industry celebration of glazing, the National Fenestration Awards.
The REHAU vertical sliding Window
System energises and improves ventilation and allows more fresh air in the home.
The weakest of windows is the traditional vertical sliding window
. This wooden window will be past its prime.
The latest award was made by the judges for Quickslide's traditionallystyled vertical sliding window
, which offers the owners of period homes the ability to maintain the appearance of their properties whilst enjoying all the benefits of modern windows, including substantial energy savings compared to the windows they replace.
Cardiff County Council had rejected an application by Jose and Valerie Solis, of Waterloo Gardens, Penylan, Cardiff, to install the vertical sliding windows
to the front of their home in the Roath Mills Gardens Conservation area.
Inexpensive wooden dowels work well for horizontal sliding windows and a through-the-frame pin works well for vertical sliding windows
. For ventilation, block the windows open no more than six-inches and make sure you can't reach in from the outside and remove the blocking device.