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Period Window Restoration
Period Restoration
If you want to retain the character of a period property, preserving the original features is
vital regardless of whether the windows have timber sashes or metal casements.
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Preserve the character of your home
Most existing units can be restored to their former glory even if parts of the timber frames seem to be rotting. This is often a significantly lower cost than replacing windows.
Restoring Period Windows
Traditional windows and sympathetic original period craftsmanship is hard to duplicate. This is because the first growth lumber that was commonly used in period buildings is much more stable, thicker and a lot more resistant to rot than any currently available today.

Historic or period windows will outlast any form of modern replacement windows which usually only last up to 15 - 20 years. Old windows have had to endure constant exposure to the elements therefore they may have marks or show signs of neglect.

Period Window Specialists
Period Window
Old wooden windows were built to last for generations and were made to be repaired and not replaced. Craftsmen built windows that could be easily fixed when they eventually need attention.

Historic windows were made using imperial dimensions therefore standard metric modern designs are unlikely to correctly match up.

With this in mind it is always advisable to have a specialist conduct a full survey to decide whether it would be possible and worth the repair of your period windows.

In many cases, rot can be cut out and replaced with matching timber and other problems such as loose joints and broken sash cords can often be fairly easy to resolve.

An experienced joiner who is skilled in traditional techniques will be able put most windows into full working order to preserve them for years to come.

For more information on finding a local joiner to help you with the repair and restoration of your period windows, please find our chosen experts above.

Bespoke Windows Devon
Bespoke Wooden
Tel: 01395 568 666
 Period Windows Devon
Bespoke Joinery
South Brent, Devon
Tel: 01364 697 581
Sash Windows Devon
Sash Window Specialists
Based in Devon
Tel: 01803 896 994
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