Security Benefits of Renovating Sash Windows

Most old, wooden sash windows do not meet modern security standards. They might even attract burglars who see them as an easy way to gain access to your home. A window that is showing its age and is only held shut by a single, flimsy catch is no deterrent at all.

Another important aspect of window security is the safety of the occupants of the building. Can you open your windows for ventilation without worrying that a child might be Double Glazing Sash Windows Kent able to open them further? What are the chances of a sash slipping down without warning?

If you are concerned about the security of your period windows you don’t have to resign yourself to replacing them. A specialist sash window renovation company can easily upgrade the security of your timber windows using modern methods and materials yet without altering their appearance.

The amount of work needed to improve the security of a traditional window to an acceptable level will depend on its style, size, position, and how well it has been maintained in the past. An expert in sash window restoration and repair will want to check all of the following points: