Part of Historic Environment Scotland

Inform Guide: Maintaining Sash and Case Windows

This INFORM guide provides a basic introduction to the maintenance and repair of traditional sash and case windows. The guide describes the evolution of these windows and how they work, and also covers common problems and their solution such as broken sash cords and deterioration of putty and mastic.


  • Audiences

    Planners and Owners, Conservation and Heritage Enthusiasts

  • Date Published

    01 July 2007

  • Publisher

    Historic Scotland

  • Publication Types

    Technical, Advice & Guidance, INFORM Guide

  • Format(s)

  • Language

    English


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Maintaining Sash and Case Windows