Despite its name, Hodgson’s Heritage Putty is a modern and widely proven cartridge-based alternative to putty that is based on our own HY-SPEC hybrid technology. It is available in white and black and is widely specified across the UK in the glazing industry. It is supplied ready-to-gun with no specialist equipment required, apart from the usual professional sealant gun, silicone tooling blocks, and cleaning products.


Heritage putty is used by serious DIYers, those in the glazing trade and joiners alike. Anyone looking to achieve a professional grade, totally reliable finish on any narrow cavity glazing system.

It was developed and manufactured by Hodgson Sealants in the UK following an extensive development programme. Hodgson is well-known in the glazing industry for producing glazing systems for the industry and as a founder member of the Glass and Glazing Federation. Hodgson systems are widely specified and approved by leading house builders, housing associations and window manufacturers.


Hodgson Heritage Putty can be used on new installations of narrow cavity double glazing, or for the upgrade reglazing of frames that are currently glazed with single glass. It is perfect for conservation or restoration projects as it gives the lovely appearance of a traditional putty but with all the performance and workability of a truly modern glazing compound. With reliable cure times and a long-lasting shrink- and crack-free appearance, Hodgson Heritage Putty can be painted over and once cured, it will accept all water-based paints and stains when cured.


Due to the nature of these narrow cavity units the glazing method is critical to the overall performance of the glazing unit, and it is vital to use a glazing compound that will not adversely affect any glazing components. Hodgson has tested Heritage Putty extensively with major edge sealant manufacturers to ensure absolute compatibility and total peace of mind: no other product offers this.


Hodgson Heritage Putty is suitable for installing all types of glazing in all types of suitably prepared frames including narrow Cavity Insulated Glass Units (IGU) with reduced Spacer-Bar Sightlines into non-drained (fully bedded) window and door frames. It can be used indoors or out in conjunction with single, toughened, or laminated glass products.


With close reference to Hodgson Sealants Heritage Glazing Systems depending on the needs of the glazing design. Both bead glazed and putty fronted approaches are covered, and Heritage Putty is suitable for both bedding and fronting as well as repairs.

Technical support and application guides are available at https://hodgsonsealants.com/technical/

Benefits of using Hodgson Heritage Putty:

Excellent resistance to weathering, ageing and UV
Easily tooled to a high standard finish
Suitable for both internal & external use
Retains elastic movement.
Will not shrink or crack after time
Paint over (takes all water-based paints & stains when cured)
Long shelf life
Fantastic all-round, long-life performance