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How to Repair a Damaged Sash Window Frame

If exterior woodwork is painted at regular intervals, this should afford full protection against changing weather conditions, but if exterior painting is neglected, water may enter the woodwork and cause a great deal of damage. If window putties are allowed … Continue reading

07. July 2011 by admin
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Sash Window Fittings and Hardware

A sash window screw is a simple device for locking windows. It may be used as a deterrent to burglars, or as a safety measure for upper-floor windows where there are children in the house. There are three parts to … Continue reading

06. July 2011 by admin
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Window Repair: Sticking or Warped Windows

There is very little that can be done to ease a warped window except by easing a few shavings where undue pressure is apparent. In many cases a window that sticks or jams is due to too many thicknesses of … Continue reading

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Window Repairs: Reglazing Windows

Reglazing a broken window-pane is a simple job for the home handyman. If the window is on a lower floor and can be easily reached from the outside, the reglazing can be done with the window in position in the … Continue reading

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Sash Windows: Replacing a Sash Cord

A frayed sash-cord is dangerous; it creates the danger of sudden snapping which could lead to a nasty accident. Sash-cords should be inspected regularly and replaced immediately any signs of undue wear become apparent. To test a sash-cord for wear, … Continue reading

06. July 2011 by admin
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