Repairingany window canbe difficult, but the box sash, being such an old style, means that some properties have been left without maintenance for long periods of time to try to preserve their sashes’ authenticity. Older varieties, as such, can become liable to damage, and notoriously draughty. Many companies can upgrade your sash windows by implementing modern double-glazing for added security and draught exclusion, among other things. But this tends to be expensive, and not everyone may be prepared to spend. However, it is also possible to repair damaged box sash windows yourself. But we only recommend it, if you have the proper knowhow first.
Before doing anything, you need to determine the problem. Some problems can’t be fixed so easily and may require specialist attention, for warped wood example. But, for something like improving draught-reduction, our guide is just what you need.
Firstly, it is necessary to remove the sash, …