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Cracked or broken glass in timber frames

  • Impact damage: children’s games, stones from a lawnmower, door or windows slammed shut

    How to repair

  • Imperfections in the glass, or door or window has twisted when opened

    How to repair

Timber and steel windows – paint failure: peeling/flaking

  • Thermal expansion and contraction of the frame

    How to repair

  • Loss of adhesion due to excess moisture in frame

    How to repair

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Timber windows – stain failure: peeling/flaking

  • UV deterioration of the timber surface beneath the coating

    How to repair

  • Thermal expansion and contraction of the timber frame

    How to repair

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Timber windows – rotted sash

Timber windows – rotted sill

  • Water sits on the sill if the slope is not sufficient to shed it 

    How to repair

  • Water is getting into the sill/jamb junction 

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Timber windows – joints opening in sashes

  • The sash has racked (twisted), or there has been thermal expansion/contraction of the timber

    How to repair

  • There has been moisture absorption into the timber end grain if the joints were inadequately primed before installation

    How to repair

House is draughty

Particleboard or veneered MDF sheets buckled

  • Moisture absorption from high internal moisture levels

    How to repair

  • Sheets have become wet from a wall, window or roof leak

    How to repair

Windows – opening sashes don't open freely

Windows – casement sash won't open

Windows – sash sticks or jams