What should exterior window sills be characterized by?

Window sills, above all, are to protect the wall construction located beneath windows against rainfalls, too intense sunlight and high temperatures. For this reason, they have to be made of properly selected materials, they have to be of optimal sizes and should be properly mounted. Later in our post, you will find out what their distinguishing characteristics should be like.

The most fundamental features of exterior window sills.

First of all, they need to be distinguished by their ability to withstand varied external influences, which window sills will be exposed to practically non-stop. These factors mainly involve rainfalls, extreme temperatures, sunlight and pollution. Another important feature is the resistance to mechanical damage, which external sills are also subject to. The better tailored the sill is, the longer we will enjoy its exceptional properties and its aesthetic values.

As the durability and functionality of exterior window sills result primarily from their appropriate fitting, it’s worth relying on professionals’ recommendations in this respect. A well-designed project is a must. Such elements as wall and windows’ specifications need to be considered. During the process of installation, you have to remember about an optimal downward angle or about alternative solutions which will allow the rainwater to run off the sill.

Exterior stone window sills

Undoubtedly, stone is the best material to produce exterior window sills. It is distinguished by premium quality, being a luxurious feature of each house finishing, and first and foremost providing optimal protection. An appropriate type of stone i.e. granite, guarantees the durability, endurance and long-term reliability of our window sills. A significant advantage of natural stone is its aesthetic value – interesting, inhomogeneous colour scheme and unique structure

Our company guarantees a professional project, the installation of window sills, which can be produced in many layouts: the straight one, the arched one and the radius one. In the case of external sills, drip grooves in the underside part of a sill are carved.

 

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Marble vs granite. Comparison.

Both these types of stone are extremely popular in the construction sector and – needless to say – they are both beautiful. Anyone dreaming of an elegant interior finishing in a natural style has a tough decision to take. Therefore, we are lending you a helping hand and providing you with a short guidebook, which will show differences between marble and granite. We will take a closer look at their chemical composition, their durability and appearance. Enjoy your reading.

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Marble vs granite. Comparison.

Stone samples, in other words: how to select your stone smartly?

Stone is a natural material, which despite changing trends, holds a solid position in diverse arrangements styles. It is mainly used to make countertops, sills, stairs and flooring. How to pick out the stone appropriately to match specific interiors. You will soon find out in the following article.

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Stone samples, in other words: how to select your stone smartly?

Natural stone in our interiors.

Since time immemorial, natural stone has added elegance to every interior. Stone, a timeless classic, which will never go out of fashion. Stylish effect and high quality of stone enhance prestige in every space providing its owners with a touch of luxury. Staying in interiors embellished with natural stone enables you to enjoy not only its beauty but also its functionality, highest quality and easy maintenance.

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Natural stone in our interiors.

A fireplace insert - with the lift-up or side-hinged door? Which to choose from?

If you take a decision to have a fireplace in your home, you are bombarded with plenty of alternatives offered by a market. There are a lot of solutions to choose from. However, the most important aspect is to select a fireplace which is characterised not only by its aesthetic values, but which is functional and indefectible as well. One of the most frequent dilemmas potential fireplace owners have to face is to decide on the best insert. The most popular types are the ones with the lift-up door and the with side-hinged door. Besides, there are inserts with a sliding door. Does the way we open the insert really matter?

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A fireplace insert - with the lift-up or side-hinged door? Which to choose from?
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