Window Repair Techniques

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Window Repair Techniques:

Window Repair Techniques Made By. Greg Burt ( AKA; Storman Norman ) Email - PO Box 424 Young NSW 2594 C 2011

Casement & Hooper Windows:

Casement & Hooper window Temporary Repair Technique You can usually waterproof these windows by placing a sheet of plastic over the outside of the window, folding the sheet around the edges of the window frame and then closing the window onto the plastic . Then tape the plastic into position on the inside of the window frame Casement window Hooper window Casement & Hooper Windows Casement & Hooper Windows

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Louvers Temporary Repair Technique Broken louver windows usually require a covering of either timber or plastic, tacked or taped over the external window opening. It is possible to replace broken louver blades with pieced of hardboard or ply, cut to size . This can be a time consuming process . Louver Windows

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Sliding Aluminium Window Temporary Repair Technique Remove the sliding portion of an aluminium window from its sliding track to cover it with plastic. This is done from inside the house by unlatching the window and lifting the sliding aluminium frame up until the bottom edge is free of the fixed track, then moving the bottom of the window towards you and lowering it until the top of the frame is clear. A plastic sheet can then be placed over the external side of the frame and taped into position. To allow the window to be opened the bottom edge of the frame should not be covered with plastic. Replacing the window is the reverse of removing it. Sliding Aluminium Window

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Sash Window Temporary Repair Can be sealed by either taping a piece of plastic over the outside of the window or by sliding a plastic sheet up the outside of the lower window until it can be folded over the top of the fame and taped into position. Then fold the plastic under the bottom of the frame and window closed onto the plastic, the plastic is then taped along the inside edge and the external sides of the plastic sheet . Sash Window

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Fixed windows Temporary Repair Fixed windows normally require covering with boards or plastic from the outside. In some buildings the outside of these windows may not be easily accessible and you will need to cover them from the inside. Whatever the case, the edges of the covering should be well sealed with waterproof tape Fixed Window

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Large glass areas Temporary Repair Technique In situations where there are large expanses of damaged windows or large picture windows it may be possible and more beneficial to cover the entire area with a larger cover (e.g.. Tarpaulin, large sheet of plastic). In these cases fix the cover in position by tacking timber battens to the external walls of the house across the top, sides and bottom of the covering Large Glass Area

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Made By. Greg Burt ( AKA; Storman Norman ) Email - PO Box 424 Young NSW 2594 C 2011

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