The Pros and Cons of Custom-Made Bespoke Sash Windows

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Custom-made, bespoke sash windows offer homeowners an attractive and versatile option for home improvement projects. These custom-made sash windows fit perfectly within your existing window frames, allowing you to get the exact shape and size you desire. Bespoke sash windows can also be made from traditional materials like wood or vinyl and more modern composites such as fibreglass, making them highly durable and long-lasting.

However, custom-made, bespoke sash windows also have their downsides, notably in cost and maintenance requirements, which may cause some homeowners to opt for alternatives instead. Let’s take a look at the pros and cons of getting custom-made, bespoke sash windows installed in your home:

Pros

Aesthetically pleasing

Besides being incredibly versatile regarding size, shape, colour and materials used in construction, these types of windows are often much more aesthetically pleasing than standard store-bought models.

Increased security

Custom-built sashes use more robust frames with better weather-sealing measures, making it difficult for potential intruders to force them open.

Noise reduction

Yearly upkeep is essential for traditional wooden casements if you want them to last longer. Still, if done correctly, they will offer good soundproofing qualities that reduce noise transmitted from outside into your house.

Cons

Cost

Although they offer excellent value over many years due to their durability, custom-made, bespoke sash windows tend to be quite expensive versus lower quality models designed primarily for sale purposes only.

Maintenance requirements

Like all wooden exterior products installed in homes, they require regular maintenance, including cleaning any build-up snow/dirt; yearly staining or painting also needs completing so that your window looks its best throughout all seasons. Other external conditions, such as UV rays, can also lead to life expectancy issues, but thankfully, this isn’t something most people have massive troubles with.

Why Choose Super Sash Windows?

Super Sash Windows offers bespoke, custom-made sash windows designed and built to the highest standards of craftsmanship. With our extensive experience in the business, we can guarantee you a window solution that considers all your needs, be it aesthetics or soundproofing capabilities.

Not only will you get an attractive and durable sash window for your home, but also one that meets safety and regulatory requirements. We abide by stringent building regulations providing quality frames certified according to β€œthe Heritage Window Standard” set by English Heritage[1]. In addition, our team is dedicated to finding reliable materials for construction without compromising on performance and practicality so we can provide beautiful windows that last a lifetime.

For homeowners looking for high-quality custom-built sashes at competitive prices, Super Sash Windows is here to meet their needs! Equipped with professional knowledge in constructing traditional wooden models and modern composite ones made from fibreglass (GRP), aluminium or UPVC, we are ideal partners when considering your project. In addition, we offer various types of locks systems and handles, so even taking security measures into account won’t be an issue either.

Don’t wait any longer – contact us today and let Super Sash Windows take care of all your customized window installation needs!

[1] https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/your-home/making-changes-your-property/types-of-work/alter-my-windows/

Gregg Richards

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