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Why Use A Professional Draught Proofing Service For Your Sash Windows?

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Draught proofing is an excellent method to save money and make your property more efficient in terms of energy use.

What is draughtproofing?

Draught proofing is essentially filling the gaps let cold air in your home, and also the warm air escapes from your home. If you have more warmth that is escaping from your home as well as the more energy you’ll require to make up for the warmth you’ve lost. The more likely your home will get cold , the more you’ll be thinking about this issue and battling it. There are plenty of Dorset sash windows require their sash windows looked at. After having lived in this region for a long long period of time, you could stroll around and spot many windows that need Draught Proofing or some other kind of new life added to the windows! A few people inquire about replacing the windows in a sash, even though all they need is a reliable Draught Proofing. We’ll investigate it further in the remainder of this post…

Where do your draughts come from?

The gaps between your windows on the sealing, door that are lost their seal flooring boards, ceiling-to-wall joint. Some people believe that it’s the window sash locks to blame but that’s not the case.

What is the cause of the draught?

Sash windows have gaps between windows and sashes. parts to allow them to move up and down. These gaps are an essential part of being able to use sash windows. In the past, when windows made of sash were first introduced they didn’t have a method to fill the gaps. The issue? The moving up and down of windows wear down the gap , making it bigger. The reason for the drafty and rattled effect of sash windows originates. Many people mistakenly believe that it has something related to the spring that balances the windows and recommend that they replace the balance spring of their windows whenever we visit however it’s not really necessary!

The solution?

Draught proofing! The most effective method of Draught proofing is by using seals and brushes that could be put in the sashes and boxes of the window and not be visible. Thus, the problem of draught and rattle is resolved, while maintaining the original design and appearance of the windows with sashes. It is also affordable. You don’t need to be able to figure out how to take off the sash of a window. It’s not necessary when expert locals of Dorset (us!) on hand 🙂

What is the process?

Typically, we’ll eliminate the sashes of windows that are rattled or letting in cold air draught. We’ll bring what’s needed and bring it back to our workshop in Dorset to start working on the sections of the sash which will be draught-proofing. While we’re there we’ll address any rot issues , and anything else that requires being taken care of. The sash window draught proofing Dorset method is made by making grooves at the sides of the sash, so that the element proof brushes can be put into the gap. The brushes act as an insulator. This is the same process for the lower sash as well. After that, we can put the window of the sash back to its original position.

What happens if I own an listed property?

It’s a good idea to talk to the local planning department before you make any changes to your sash windows , especially if you live in a listed building. This will help you avoid being in legal trouble that could be messy. But even listed building windows typically have an sash window draughtproofing system that keeps the cold out. It’s because it is possible to design the system to be inaccessible and not alter the original style and design for the window. This is particularly beneficial for those living in the South in which there appear to be a lot of Conservation areas and listed buildings. In our local area, Dorset there’s also just endless conservation areas and sash windows It’s worthwhile to speak with an officer in charge of planning.