Sash Window Renovation Singapore 2017-05-19T12:41:23+00:00

Tips for Sash Window Renovation Singapore

If you want to have a Sash Window Renovation, then first you will have to look the condition of your window.

Is it repairable or in the need of replacement?

In some cases, you might feel that repairing will work, but ultimately the contractor will suggest a replacement instead of repairing depending onĀ  the conditions of the window.

First make sure that your sash window in a good condition and renovation can give it a new and fresh look.

You should inspect the sash windows regularly to ensure that it is in a good condition. Rotten sash windows can create many complications such as water penetration. So, it is important to go for renovation after observing any damage. Sash Window Renovation Singapore is not a difficult procedure. You can do it on your own with the required skill. If you are planning to do it on your own then make sure that you have the right tools. If you are not confident it is better to take the help of any professional to accomplish this task.

Sash window renovation mostly depends on the level of damage. Broken sash cords, decaying timber, broken glass, and damaged pulleys cannot be repaired. In these conditions, you need to buy these products.

After fixing the issue, the window will be primed and repainted to give a new look. You can remove the old paintings with the use of acids and then apply the new paint. As mentioned earlier, you should not try to do it on your own without the knowledge. If you will try to do so it might cause you injuries.

How much do you need to spend for Sash Window Renovation?

That depends on the extent of the damage. For new draught seals, recondition, and double-glazed sash replacement, you might not need to spend much. If it is a total replacement then the cost will be more. For making a proper estimation, you should consult a professional.

How to do the installation

Installation can be done with experience. It is a step by step procedure. Consider the following step by step procedure for the general sash door installation.

  • First removed the sashes from the frame.
  • Once the glasses are removed, you can clean the joints.
  • If there are any rotten woods then clean it properly
  • Use epoxy resin to fill the gaps, if there is any. And fix the new timber
  • Do the finishing and painting
  • Replace the old weatherstrips, use new hardware, cords, and chains.
  • Do the finishing and painting
  • Fix the sashes into the frame and do the required adjustments.

Renovation process entirely depends on the level of damage. You can follow the above repairing instructions for the general repairing only.

What do you need for sash door renovation?

You need different tools for the sash door repairing such as heat gun, putty knives, thickness planer, chisels, sandpaper, air compressor, glazing knife, table saw, belt sander, and extension cord. The required materials are latex window compound, 1-gallon glazing compound, 1-gallon glazing compound, poplar or pine stock for new parting bead, oil-based primer, exterior latex caulk, and many more things.