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Flush Sash vs Sliding Sash Windows – Which Type To Choose?
There are so many different styles of windows on the market, it can be very easy to get them confused.
Flush and sliding sash are two designs of windows which are very similar in style but still have their distinct differences.
You’ve most likely come across both but which is which, and which is the right choice for your home?
Let’s take a closer look.
Flush sash windows
Flush sash windows, also known as flush casement windows, are distinct by the flush finish of the sashes on the exterior of the window, hence the name. The interior of the window, however, is not too dissimilar from standard casement windows.
The flush appearance of this style of window gives a sleek and elegant look that makes them a versatile choice, suitable for most properties.
Benefits of flush sash windows
- A selection of finishes
The biggest benefit of flush sash windows is the wide range of finishes that is available. From uPVC, classic timber to timber alternative, this window design is extremely customisable and comes in a selection of colours so that you can choose a finish that perfectly compliments your home.
- Low maintenance
We all would like a window that can look its best with minimal effort, that’s where the flush sash windows shine. Not susceptible to rot, discoloration or warping over time, this window solution saves you not only time but money.
- Minimalist look
Owing to traditional timber window frames, the minimal appearance of this design makes them not only ideal for period properties but also modern ones.
Sliding sash windows
The sliding window has been a staple piece in homes for years and they are still a popular choice today. This type of window design features two sliding sashes that overlap one another and either slide open sideways or vertically.
Benefits of sliding sash windows
- Traditional charm
Sliding sash windows are the perfect addition of a classic aesthetic. Ideal for traditionally-styled properties, the charm of sliding sash windows also elevates modern homes.
Thanks to their reliable and smooth operation, sliding sash windows are becoming an ever-popular alternative to the standard casement window. The unique opening method adds an appealing touch to all homes.
- Safe and secure
Given the fact that one panel of sliding windows can be opened at a time, this feature makes it much harder for unwanted guests to clamber through your window – keeping your home safer. It is also relatively easy to fit sliding sash windows with extra security features such as locks and child-safety devices.
Need more help?
Now things are a little clearer, it is now time to make the decision on which window style you are going to install in your home.
If you are still undecided, fear not, Barnham Windows are here to help.
We are a window specialist with a wealth of experience and knowledge to draw from. There is little that we don’t know about windows.
If you’re looking for more guidance on which window style is right for your home, don’t hesitate to get in touch with a member of our friendly team who will be more than happy to assist you. Or if you know what you’re looking for, get an online quote now!