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What Is a Window Sash?

What Is a Window Sash?

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When buying windows, you may have come across this term before. There are probably more parts to a window than you think. From crank handles to cam locks, all of the technical terms can get a bit confusing when simply looking at a window. The sash is an important component that ensures the window is functioning like it should. But, what part is the sash and what does it do? Let’s break it down.

What is a sash?

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A window sash is the part of the window which is framed and that holds the glass, or simply, the part of the window that moves. Most commonly found in double hung windows, window sashes can be found in any type of window that opens.

Why is it important?window sash

Without the window sash, the window can’t open. Luckily, if you’ve encountered this problem, we have several videos to replace or fix your window sash.

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