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Ventrolla, the sash window renovation specialist, has successfully completed an £80,000 project on 44 residential flats in Greenwich.
Ventrolla renovated 44 sash windows over a three-month period in order to correct a number of problems with energy retention and ambient noise.
The flats were originally part of a Victorian school, which was converted 10 years ago. The sash windows, however, were not renovated at the time.
Now Ventrolla has refurbished all sash windows at the premises with many of the sash units being totally removed and repaired.
Soundproofing was a key factor in the project with residents keen to see the issue of noisy sash windows finally resolved.
Ventrolla installed its unique Perimeter Sealing System (VPSS) into the gap surrounding the window sashes, which then eradicates rattles and also reduces draughts and dirt ingress.
Martin Northey, Project Surveyor at Collinstown Construction, which oversaw the scheme, said:
“This particular project needed to be handled with the utmost of care as the residents were still occupying their homes while work took place.”
“To keep things running as smoothly as possible, all communication went through liaison officers who booked appointments with the 44 residents for Ventrolla to work on their sash windows.”
“We are extremely pleased with the improvements Ventrolla’s sealing system has made to the performance of the sash windows in the flats. The project ran without any hitches and all of the residents were thoroughly impressed with the final results.”
With over 40 years of experience, Ventrolla offers a tailored range of period window solutions. Their unique service includes draught-proofing with the Ventrolla Perimeter Sealing System (VPSS) and fitting replacement double-glazed sashes that incorporate the patented Sash Removal System (SRS) for easy painting and future maintenance.
They offer complete new timber windows, secondary glazing solutions and a wide range of window hardware. The company has its head office in Harrogate, North Yorkshire and regional offices located throughout the UK.