Simple solutions work!

Old wooden windows and doors can be made to function to deliver more comfort. There is no need to throw them away or get tied up in using fancy glass. It’s easy to over complicate solutions to problems with old wooden windows. A prime example of this is when we...

Will new aluminium windows solve your problems?

You might assume with the advances in technology and materials that window products would be superior or at least as good as old quality windows. But this may not be the case. In reality “modern” does not necessarily mean that something is quality built,...

The hidden problems with retrofit double-glazing

Would you start reading a novel or an instruction manual from the middle? Of course you wouldn’t! You would start at the beginning so that you could make sense of what you were reading. The most common question Sealasash receives up front is “Do you do double...

The lost art of natural ventilation

Natural ventilation is healthy for you and for the building you occupy. In our quest to make old and new buildings thermally efficient and more comfortable could it be possible we are making them too air tight? The United States Environmental Protection Agency...

Old windows better than new double-glazed?

Recently we had the following feedback from a customer who had their windows “Sealasashed” Whilst the cost to refurbish the windows was not insignificant, the alternative of pulling out the brickwork to replace them and then patch & paint, would’ve...

Automating the operation of sash windows

Sealasash has recently completed works to the ballroom of Government House Victoria.  When completed in 1876 Government House was the largest in any colony and the ballroom is larger than the ballroom in Buckingham Palace. These days the ballroom is used year-round...