How to clean low-e glass (and actually succeed)

I love this old Gary Larson cartoon. I have it on a mug, which I keep in my bedroom. It’s not for drinking from – I keep it as a reminder of an important life lesson: No matter how smart we are, things can appear impossible if we are doing things that just...

How (not) to soundproof your windows at night

How would you feel if you spent tens of thousands of dollars on retrofit double-glazing and got almost no benefit? That’s exactly what happened to one of our customers recently. Like most people, they had assumed that by buying double-glazing, they were buying...

The hidden sins of retrofit double-glazing

Every day someone asks us about fitting thicker glass or double-glazed units into their old windows. There are plenty of companies out there who will sell you the glass you want. But many of them don’t know how your windows work, and end up breaking it in the...

Fixing wood rot in a timber window

By Adam Akam I have been working for Sealasash for a few years now, and in that time I have replaced countless window sills, done my fair share of scarf joints, and have replaced hundreds of window rails and stiles. In working with timber windows that are sometimes...