Window Sill Repair
Joel Castilleja, December 10th , 2013. Doors & WIndows: Window Sill Repair.
When the window sill need a repair process, you mustn’t changing and replacing a lot of materials. The broken window sill is repaired by improve the window sill with minimal repairs. If the window sill is rotting more than 10 percent, you can replace the new window sill. also you get your windows sill a fresh look, you can remodel and replace the windows sill piece. Window sill repair need some tips and materials.
Some of the material’s and tools should you prepare are:
- Circular saw
- Epoxy adhesive etc
This ways what to do to windows sill repair:
- Remove the casing side. If you're casing windows is rotting, you should with new casing. Remove and pry off each piece of the casing.
- Saw off the old sill side. You can use the circular saw with a beveled blade tools to handle most of the cutting.
- Repair any rotten spots and fungus on the old sill with epoxy adhesive matter. Drill pilot holes every 15-16 inches, and through the new siil’s front and back edges side. Then you begin to apply a bead of waterproof along the old sill side.
- After that you can attach the new sill. Press the new sill into advise layer and clamp quickly it in place by use crews for 3.5 inches through the plastic material into the wood side.
- Hide the screw heads for cover each screw head use a little dollop of a white, two side acrylic adhesive material.
- Install the side casing. Squeeze a bead of caulk beside the edge siding, and nail the new casing in place with hammer tools. You should set the nail heads slightly bellow the surface side, and cover each one with a dab of the two-part adhesive layer. You can also fill in any gaps with caulking. Because if the water seeps in the wood side that can warp quickly, and actually you need to replace sill again.
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