3 February 2018
Merryhill Training Centre, Fife
Don’t rip out your sash and case windows, did you know that in most cases you can undertake simple repairs add and retain this period feature?
This practical course will prove invaluable if you have a property with Sash and Case Windows. We will cover a short history of the development of windows before looking at the different components that make up a window and the issues to consider when approaching repairs. The course will allow attendees to identify and address various problems that commonly occur with sash windows. Topics covered will include window dismantling and reassembly, replacing ropes, weights, panes and putty. Various repair and improvement techniques will also be covered.
Topics covered include:
- Introduction to Sash Windows;
- Typical Problems & Solutions;
- Undertaking repairs;
- Making and installing replacement components;
- Protection and Appearance;
- Options for improving thermal qualities.