Timber Sash-less Windows – A Panoramic View
Timber Sash-Less Windows are a relatively recent phenomenon and though people may have heard of the term, may not know what it actually looks like. Basically Timber Sash-Less Windows delivers the looks of a window but with the practicality of a window. To know what a Timber Sash-Less Windows looks like you must know the meaning of the term ‘sash’. A sash is a frame, made of timber, aluminum or plastic fitted around a glass pane. For generations, you could not have a clear unobstructed view; the sash was ever present. This the only choice we had, irrespective whether it was a sliding window or double hung, the sash was necessary to open the window.
So How Is A Sashless Window Made Possible
So what changed to make a sash less window possible? The secret of a Timber Sash-Less Windows becoming possible is due to the fact that glass production techniques changed. Modern glass manufacturing methods have not only made glass stronger it has made it cheaper. The cost of a 6 mm thick glass pane, the minimum thickness required for a sash less window, became more affordable, leading to its widespread use. Now it was possible to have a panoramic view and yet open it for circulation of air. This unobstructed view with air circulation made it ideal for homes and buildings. The sash less sliding windows and sash less double hung windows had arrived with a bang.
There are different models of Sash-less windows
The vertical Timber Sash-Less Windows are much easier to open than the traditional double hung windows. They have a hidden counter-balancing mechanism which allows effortless opening of both the glass panes simultaneously. Sometimes locking mechanisms are also incorporated so that it can be kept open in different positions. In the closed position, the glass panes overlap and are designed to be sealed to prevent air and water seepage.
The Timber Sash-Less Windows has a timber frame on which the sashes less glass panes slide. A timber frame gives it a solid, elegant look and can be painted or stained to suit the exterior or interior décor. It is also possible to have mouldings on the frame. The timber frame is of critical importance to the functioning and life of the Timber Sash-Less Windows. If the Timber Sash-Less Windows is made of inferior quality timber or with shoddy workmanship, the frame may warp or rot, leading to unnecessary additional expenses.
Allkind Joinery are famous for making Timber Sash-Less Windows and other similar products. Our products are of top class quality and we have a well earned reputation which is hard to beat. Our products are the benchmark of the industry and we have a well stocked outlet with a wide range of Timber Windows availalbe. The standard renovator range designs & styles are available off the shelf and we do make custom built orders for those lookingf ofr something extra. Our friendly staff can help you choose the right windows for your application and answer any queries you may have. Purchasing Timber Sash-Less Windows from Allkind Joinery is best way to ensure you get a good, reliable product at a reasonable cost.
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