Sash Windows Repairs in Essex

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We specialise in sash windows repairs in Essex and East Anglia region, and we’re proud to have helped 500+ customers over the past 15 years. If your windows are in need of some TLC, don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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Windows refurbishment Essex

Chameleon Decorators & Windows Restoration refurbish sash windows across Essex. We combine premium materials and a love of both traditional and pioneering methods. Our results respect heritage needs; improve form and function; and ensure that great durability provides maximum longevity

Our wealth of experience enables us to restore and extend the life of traditional wooden windows for many years to come.


Not only do these restorations bring a great return on investment, but they also improve thermal efficiency, comfort and aesthetics – giving you an enjoyable experience that stands the test of time.


After refurbishment and reglazing, you can enjoy increased thermal efficiency and improved overall quality that will last for decades.

Victorian Sash Window Repair

This attractive double-fronted Victorian property was in dire need of some window restoration with original period windows. Some of the more seriously rotten windows were laminated with Tricoya and Accoya timber which is a timber offering exceptional longevity and rot resistance.

Double Glazing Existing Georgian Sash Windows

This sash window restoration project in a small village near Cambridge saw the team carrying out the retrofit installation of new double glazing into existing frames as well as draught-proofing and redecoration of all windows.
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Specialist in sash windows restoration in Essex

Specialist in sash windows restoration in Essex

If you live in Essex and are looking to update or repair your wooden sash windows, then you have come to the right place.

With decades of experience repairing Sash and Casement windows, we at Chameleon are experts in wooden window restoration, transforming your damaged or weather-beaten windows to their former beauty.

Bringing life back to your period wooden sash windows doesn’t have to break the bank. Window restoration offers you a much more cost-effective and time-efficient solution compared to replacing them altogether.

You can check our prices here. 

Not only does it save money, but it also helps improve the look, functionality, protection and sentiment of your home.

With window restoration, you can keep the charm of your windows without having to put up with rot, draughts, rattling or heat loss.


Before & After rotten bay window frame repair


Timber window sill replacement


Curved sash window repair

What Customers Say

We are dedicated to giving our clients the best refurbishment and reglazing service that they can expect to last! We know the importance of craftsmanship and the value that our customers place on their traditional windows, so we work hard to make sure your windows look beautiful for years to come.

Really pleased with our windows! Prompt and helpful communication, extremely hard working team and a great looking (and hopefully better functioning) end result. Thank you!

Vanessa Nash

Alex and the team have restored our 20 year old sash windows so they look brand new. The team worked non-stop to complete it and made sure everything was to an excellent standard. Thank you.


We’re very happy with the work we recently had completed on the windows. It was also done in great time, with the guys coming nearly every day, including weekends – absolute grafters. Thank you, our windows look great!

Sarah Mayne

We had an excellent experience with Chameleon Decorators. The work was completed on time and to a very high standard throughout, all at a fair price. Would have no hesitation in providing a recommendation. Please note that the team work on the exterior only so you will need to factor in an internal job also!

Oliver Taylor

Very pleased with the results, very professional service. Would recommend.

Stephen Mcmullen

We had the pleasure of working with Alex and the team to restore and redecorate some of our old, rotting French doors and windows. The communication, service and professionalism provided throughout the entire process were exceptional. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend Chameleon’s team to anyone looking for quality window repair service.



Alex and his team provided exceptional service. Their work ethic was exemplary, their classic windows knowledge was unparalleled, and the results of their work were remarkable – our windows look better than ever before. We can confidently recommend Alex and his team to anyone looking to restore or upgrade their windows.

Paul Davies


Why choose us

  • In-House TeamIn-House Team

    We do not hire temporary staff. Each member of our team has been thoroughly trained and has been working with us for many years.

  • Since 2008Since 2008

    We have been in the business for over a decade, and we’re here to stay.

  • InsuredInsured

    Our insurance cover is 5m

  • Full ServiceFull Service

    From glass installation to paint finishes – we cover everything. So, when planning renovations, you can rest assured that your timber window work is fully covered.

  • GuaranteeGuarantee

    We have complete faith in our products and services and truly care about providing a fantastic job that our customers are happy with. This is why we offer a comprehensive guarantee to ensure customer satisfaction.

  • Family Run BusinessFamily Run Business

    Just like building a family home fit for a future generation, we have built a sustainable family business.

  • Fixed Timeframe Fixed Timeframe

    You don`t have to worry about any scheduling issues, as when we give you a quote, we provide a specific timeframe for the project to be completed.

  • InnovationInnovation

    We are constantly upgrading our tools to ensure that we provide a state of the art job with tailor-made equipment for the project at hand.

Our projects

    Windows refurbishment in Care home – Old Vicarage Care Home, St Neots

    Windows refurbishment in Care home – Old Vicarage Care Home, St Neots

    Sash windows restoration in Suffolk

    Sash windows restoration in Suffolk

    Sash Window Refurbishment in Hertfordshire

    Sash Window Refurbishment in Hertfordshire

    Double glazing of original sash windows

    Double glazing of original sash windows

    Double glazing Georgian sash windows with FINEO glass

    Double glazing Georgian sash windows with FINEO glass

    Sash windows restoration in Cambridge

    Sash windows restoration in Cambridge

Frequently asked questions

What types of timber are used for window restoration?

Our team use Accoya wood when they need to repair or replace some parts of the window. Accoya wood is a type of modified wood that is produced through an acetylation process.

This process involves adding acetic anhydride to the wood, which modifies the cell structure and makes the wood more resistant to rot, pests, and decay.

Accoya wood is often used in high-end furniture and cabinetry, as well as in exterior applications such as siding, decking, and fencing.

In addition to its durability, Accoya wood is also environmentally friendly, as it is made from sustainable sources and can be recycled at the end of its useful life.

Are you able to work on Grade 2 listed buildings to repair windows?

We understand the importance of preserving these historical landmarks and take special care when it comes to restoring windows in Grade 2 listed buildings.

We are confident that our team can tackle any window repair job on these precious sites in a timely and efficient manner.

Is there a way to unstick sashes that have become stuck or painted shut?

Sometimes a window’s sash cords are compressed or tangled and cannot move freely. In this case, we’ll clear out any paint from the stuck surface so you can open your windows without issue! We’ll either remove the problem paint during restoration or change out cords and weights if needed so that they will function properly for years of use!

What is the lead time to get the exterior window renovation work done?

We can typically finish a 15-window project in 5-7 days. This timeline takes into account both the preparation, restoration and repainting stages. We understand that our customers need their windows to look great and function properly as quickly as possible, so we are dedicated to getting your project done in a timely manner.


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