The ultimate guide to sash window styles

Fake timber sash windows

Here at the Inspire range we offer a variety of sash windows. Here’s our ultimate guide to sash window styles. What is a sash window A sash window is made of movable panels called ‘sashes’. These form a frame that holds panes of glazing. These panes are separated by narrow strips of wood or uPVC called ‘astragal bars’. How they work Vertical sliding sash windows are ‘hung’ (mounted) in grooves at the side of the frame. Each sash has springs and counterweights to help its opening operation. The weight of the sash is balanced with a sash weight: traditionally made … Continue reading