Do you smell rotten wood or see chipped frames? Well then your sash window may be in need of repair. Sash windows made of wood may often rot due to moisture, draught changing weather etc. Wood being an organic materials needs constant care and anti rotting techniques to be applied. Sash windows which opens vertically makes a building look more elegant yet these windows save space and are quite practical. They let in the right amount of light and air and are effective in keeping out the rain and storm in a thunderous weather. Although with regular and timely care repair works can be made less frequent, sash windows need repair work at regular intervals.
The problems that can require your sash window to get a repair work done mainly stems from the fact that the sashes are in reality wooden frames which are organic in nature and hence prone to rotting. Sometimes even after taking precautions there might be a termite or ant attack which can damage the sash windows to a great extent. Along with this comes the problem of discoloration, chipped frames, weather affected frames. These problems can damage your sash windows to a great extent if the windows are not repaired on time. Few of the problems can be dealt with but the natural phenomenons affecting the sash windows cannot be controlled by us although preventive measures can be taken to delay their effects on the sash windows. SM Sashes Windows London will help you know about you sash windows more. Spare a minute and take a look.
Quick And Easy Repairing Ways
You can try to repair your sash windows yourself if you are adept at the job and after your visual scrutiny you are sure that the problem is not a big one and does not need the attention of an expert. Here are some quick, easy and effective ways to help you on the repair work. First and foremost, unscrew and take out the sash, then separate the glass panes and keep them aside carefully so as not to break them. Then clean the joints with a capable power washer to take off any rotten wood and apply epoxy and prime the sash. Then quite carefully after drying it out and taking out the excess with the use of an utility knife, bed the glass and insert the points. After that tool the putty and rehang the sash.
Repair by Experts
As easy as this may seem to read it might be a tedious work so it is always advisable to leave your sash repair to the experts. Check out SM Sashes Windows Essex and get the best repair solutions along with professional expertise. Take a nap or just supervise the repair work while our professionals deal with all the damage making it an hassle free experience for you.