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Published on June 17, 2019 8:16 PM

Even though there are theories claiming that the sash window is of a Dutch origin, it is generally believed that this type of a window was invented in England in the 17th century. It continues to be a popular feature on many Georgian and Victorian homes in the UK which is why we have decided to pay special attention to this type of window. The benefits of opting for this option when choosing windows for you your home or office are numerous. That is especially true if you decide to use high-quality sash windows because they are available in various designs and they offer a good sound reduction, lower condensation rates and higher security and safety levels.
Sash windows furniture

Sash windows have a frame, glazing and glazing bars, if required.

However, there are a few other parts which make up this type of window and those include:

Sash window hardware glossary

If you need to make slight modifications and repairs on your sash windows, you will also need to expand your hardware vocabulary.

Now that you know so much about window parts, you can make more informed decisions the next time you need have a window fixed, replaced or installed.

Colin Greenslade
Written by Colin Greenslade
I'm the founder of Colin's Sash Windows. I disrupted the sash windows market in the UK in 2014 by introducing fixed prices for uPVC sash windows in the UK. Before this they were generally only available at very high prices through window installers. Today our business is one of the market leaders in supply only windows, doors and roofs in the UK.

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