There should be a gap between the astragal bar and frame to allow for movement if there was no gap then the bar would just pop of. Required Gap: 0.8mm Tolerance: +/- 0.1mm
The external astragal bars will match the profile of your window, they’re surface mounted and the glass unit will have internal back to back spacer bars, using this option will most authentically replicate traditional timber windows which had multiple glass panes. For example Georgian or Victorian style. The internal fret will also create the look […]
We have a trade counter which can provide architraves and any other trims that you may require. You can ask sales at the point of order or contact our trade counter directly. Our range of trims will also soon be available to buy online.
A threshold is the bottom section of frame on a door. A standard threshold basically means that the bottom section of frame will match the rest of the outer frame. This will usually create a raised step, therefore, it’s worth speaking with your installer to establish how the door will be installed to ensure the […]
If you have an existing stone sill then usually our 150mm sill with upstand is the most suitable because it has no external projection.
The sill or cill is installed to the bottom of the window/door to allow a projection over brickwork to carry water away and allow it to run off safely to the external of the building. Without a sill there is a risk that water can run into the cavity and cause leaks inside the property. […]