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Replacement sill needed. i think.

Hi. My bathroom window's about 3ft wide by 9ins high and is either metal or uPVC. I'm not sure which. The wooden sill ouside has almost rotted away. I don't know if it can be repaired. There's not much left of it.

Is it possible to harden what's left and then glue and nail new wood onto it, or does the window have to be taken out and then replaced again?



2 Answers from MyBuilder Carpenters & Joiners

it can be possible to put a timber preserve in, then fill with 2 part wood filler. this can be very time consuming and in my opinion not worth the trouble. with upvc windows being very cost efficient now, my best advise would be to replace the whole unit including cill. You may throw good money after bad. do it right, do it once. hope this is of help.

james lindsey


Answered 17th Nov 2012

Hi, The timber cill can be cut back beyond the decay and a new one machined up on site and fixed with the Window Care Repair System.

Regards Allan Timber Window Repair Co


Answered 5th Dec 2012

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