Repairing Old Windows

If you own an old house, then you need to get acquainted with the steps to take in repairing old windows in the event that they get damaged. It is quite cheaper to repair your windows than it is to replace them. If you want to know how to repair your old windows to look like a new one, here are the steps you need to take.

First, you need to remove the stop, and if the window screws are stripped, you can just remove it with a pry bar. After that, you will need to remove the sashes by cutting the paint line where the stop meets the window frame. Once you are done with that, you need to remove the parting bead that separates the bottom and the top sashes.

To fix the window jambs, all you need to do is remove the paint from the inside surface of the window. You can make use of a speed heater to soften the paint. After that, you need to remove paint from the metal pulleys. You can do this by soaking it in a mix of ammonia and simple green. Then, you wash with water after some days. You should also check out for any decayed jambs, and treat them with an epoxy repair system. You should also stuff empty jambs with insulation. Remove the window sash till only bare wood remains. And then paint, sand, prime and reglaze.

The next thing to do is glazing. Clean the old glass and if the old glass is broken, then you will need to replace it. To repair old windows, you can contact us. We offer the best quality window repair services with maximum customer satisfaction.