Myths about sash window restoration

Offering cost effective sash window restoration Northumberland can trust, David Humble is the best if you ever need help. You will also receive expert advice, such as why restoration is almost always the better option over replacement. There are 2 common myths people seem to believe about a service like ours.

“It’s too much hassle”

You may think that it would be simpler, easier and cheaper to replace your widows but in most cases this is wrong. Of course, it is much easier to hold onto the windows you have. When they become damaged and need work though, people often think to get rid of them. Unless they have been completely destroyed, we will be able to bring them back to their former glory.

Restoring is much cheaper than replacing your windows. Our high quality work can fix issues so that they will last a very long time. If certain aspects are beyond fixing and need replacing such as the glass, you will receive the closest match possible. This helps you to hold onto your original sash.

“They’re too old”

Sash windows are a classic and timeless feature of period properties. While the style is old, that doesn’t have to be a bad thing. They are an efficient style of window. If age and weather have started to show their effects, we can fix this. Through work like draught proofing and fitting locks you can have something great. As a result your property will be energy efficient and secure.

Replacing with more modern models can be unnecessary when you can have the quality of sashes. It can also destroy the value of your period home as people will be looking for the original features.

As long as you choose the right restorer you can receive the best sash window restoration Northumberland has to offer. David Humble has all the necessary experience, knowledge and tools to carry out a range of work on your windows. Get in touch today and we will come and do a detailed survey to determine the scale of the job.