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August 12, 2017 18:08

Repair of old wooden windows with their hands


  • 1 Stages of work:
  • 2 Warming old windows

Repair of old wooden windows with their hands .Restoration and insulation Typically, wood windows have always been and still remains the most beautiful and high-quality windows, among such a wide range ofavailable on the market.It goes without saying that now very different technology used in the manufacture of wooden windows and the quality obtained as a result, can not be compared with the quality of the windows, which were installed in our homes 15 years - 20 ago.Accordingly, after so many years, the old wooden windows require replacement or repair, insulation.Most people, of course, think that the restoration of wooden windows with their hands - an unnecessary process and better to buy and install new and modern plastic windows, but they do not have the qualities that are present in wood, and especially the restoration technology of old is not is costing you a pretty penny, as opposed to buying new.It is not necessary to have special skills and knowledge to their own hands to restore its old window, as this pr

ocess is not complicated.Let us mention some of the key stages.

Stages of work:

Preparing your old frames Stripping be the very first action in the restoration windows with their hands.This procedure is done in two ways: mechanically or chemically.The first option will demand a little more tools, such as chisels, screwdrivers, washes, brushes, putty knife.For the second method, you will need a spatula and a hair dryer building.If you have prepared all the tools, it is now necessary to remove frames from the window opening, and then rinse and thoroughly clean the paint from the frame.

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Shpatlevanie will second action , or you can call it a second phase, the restoration of wooden windows.In order to hide the large cracks on existing frames, you need to use glue and using screws to fix them.The fine-grained sandpaper is ideal for polishing the frame after you zashpatlevat it.

Next third stage - is painting the window frames.Paints the windows in various ways, like by spraying, and also brushes and rollers.Choosing paint - a very important process, because of its quality will depend on the longevity of service frames.

silicone seal the windows, which are inserted into an already inserted in its place in the window frame opening, do not skimp on the silicone, it will trap moisture, so that she did not get inside.

Warming old windows

Thermal insulation of old wooden windows with their hands This will help us modern materials.In a huge selection and the method of installation, are considered the most reliable seals tubular shape.Measured the width of the window frame and the window of the gap in the following manner: in a plastic bag or film wrap a piece of clay and close the window.When selecting the seal width Based on these dimensions.When installing, do not stretch the tape, she must bear exactly.Fix the material with small nails or staple gun along the length of the tape was recorded, and when you open the window does not slip and is not moved from its place.These tips are enough to make independent repair old windows and insulate them.And as practice shows - wooden windows are much longer than their plastic counterparts.