Traditional Windows: their care, repair and upgrading
Detailed technical advice is provided on their maintenance, repair and thermal upgrading as well as on their restoration. The guidance also sets out our general approach when alteration or replacement requires listed building consent.
- A brief history of windows
- Maintaining windows
- Repairing windows
- Thermal upgrading
- Replacement windows
- Where to get advice
- Series: Guidance
- Publication Status: Completed
- Pages: 74
- Product Code: HEAG039
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