EDWARDIAN STYLE SASH WINDOWS
REVIVED SASH WINDOWS OF EDWARDIAN ERA
Also known as the ‘Old English Revival’, the Edwardian era started in 1901. Compared to Georgian and Victorian areas, the Edwardian era was relatively short. Although it lasted for a decade, the significance of the Edwardian style is extraordinary in terms of sash windows design improvement and high-quality construction.
The houses and windows of the Edwardian era were designed to be both functional and attractive. By the start of the 20th-century, after the advancements of technology in the reviving Georgian and Victorian era, sash windows have reached the highest popularity rates in terms of their elegance and style. The configuration ‘six panes over two panes’ considered to be the most fashionable sash window design, which included larger glass panes and let more light inside the house. Therefore, this advancement of technology opened the opportunity to incorporate larger glazed sections and improve the design of sash windows in the Edwardian era even more.
HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE ASPECTS OF EDWARDIAN ERA
Known as ‘Old English Revival’, Edwardian period style was influenced by the Movement of Arts and Crafts and Gothic revival design at the beginning of the 20th century. The Edwardian era of style moved away from the mass-produced products and focused on using the intricate detailing simple forms alongside, such as oriel windows, gables and turrets. The most popular design features of the Edwardian era are porches, wooden verandas and gables.
The buildings of the Edwardian era emphasizes expensive simplicity, space and light with less clutter than in the Victorian era. Needless to say, the architecture of the Edwardian era continued placing emphasis on the large red brick house windows style and elegance. One of the most famous examples of Edwardian sash windows style is Bedford Park in Chiswick, take a look!
EDWARDIAN STYLE SASH WINDOWS SPECIFICATIONS
Recognized for the combination of features from earlier periods of history, Edwardian period windows are sometimes viewed as the peak of sash windows design. Focused on a return to more artistic creativity, Edwardian sash windows are designed of two sashes, where the top sash is usually inspired by the Georgian-era and the bottom sash in Victorian-era style. Usually, the top sash is designed of multiple glass panes separated by astragal bars and the bottom sash is designed with a large glazed area with one or none at all astragal bars.
In short, Edwardian style sash windows are known for these features:
- Six over two pane configuration
- Simple and effective style.
- Traditional and maintenance-free windows
- Energy-saving and easier run through sash hows
- Deep bottom rail
EDWARDIAN STYLE SASH WINDOWS REPLACEMENT
Replicating the design and finish of Edwardian, Victorian or Georgian sash windows requires professional experience, knowledge and attentiveness to details. Throughout the Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian historical periods, sash windows styles have changed significantly. It’s worth mentioning that each of the era’s – whether it is Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian – has its own particular style and features that suit overall property’s design the best. Unlike the other periods, Edwardian style windows had glazing bars which separated glass in the upper section and the bottom section often left as a single pane. Using our industry expertise and product knowledge, we provide replacement services focused on adding security, energy efficiency, charm and character to your home. If applicable, meeting your conservation area requirements are included as well.
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Edwardian style sash windows replacement are a successful investment in one’s home comfort and security. Whether you are still considering replacing sash windows of the Edwardian era, it might be beneficial to inspect the requirement through consultation with our specialists.
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