How to Take Out a Window Sash?

Answer Whether you are replacing a balance in a vinyl window or replacing the weights in a wooden window, removal of the window sash is necessary. Removing window sashes is different for vinyl and wood wi... Read More »

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What is window sash?

In a sash window, the window panels open by sliding up and down in vertical grooves, possibly aided by a system of cords and balanced weights. The sash is made of window panes and their border.

How do I glaze an old window sash?

Remove the Old GlazeWear protective goggles when working on glass. Use a heat gun or hairdryer to soften the old glaze or putty. Take a paint scraper, and gently remove the softened glaze from the ... Read More »

How do I paint a sash window?

Tape the edges of the window glass with painter's masking tape. For double-hung windows, paint the outer sash first. For single-hung windows, paint the stationary upper sash first. Start with the w... Read More »

Sash Window Types?

The origins of the sash window are not entirely clear, but windows fitting the description may have existed in Europe as early as the 16th century. Chatsworth House, built in England in the mid-17t... Read More »