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Window Refurbishment

For windows where function, not decay, is the primary problem

 

  1. All work carried out on site.
  2. All replacement parts to very closely match originals.
  3. Sash, parting beads, and stop beads removed from frame.
    • Loose paint and putty scraped from jamb and sash.
    • Sill, jamb and trim parts repaired as necessary with Abatron epoxies or real wood.
  4. Sash benched at work area on site.
    • Broken glass replaced.
    • Historic glass used on request.
    • Loose putty and glass replaced or resealed. Traditional putty used.
    • Meeting rail or stile cleaned and repaired as necessary.
    • Damage to sash repaired with real wood and/or epoxy.
    • Sash machined for interlocking weather strip as necessary.
  5. Sashes rehung in jambs.
    • Pulleys scraped and lubricated, replaced with similar if necessary.
    • Interlock metal weather strip wire brushed and waxed or replaced with same as necessary.
    • For double hung windows top sash set and fixed in position. Bottom sash hung on weights and pulleys with new braided nylon rope or brass sash chain.
    • For casement windows sash hung on original hinges, as possible, fit for 5/32" perimeter gap. Spring bronze weather strip installed.
    • Parting beads and stop beads replaced as needed with same.
    • Finish painting with sash in place.
 

 

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