The overhaul and draught proofing system
We are specialists in all aspects of traditional sash and casement windows. With over 10 years experience we're a company that will provide an exceptional level of knowledge and workmanship. All overhauling works is guaranteed for five years.
Sash Carpentry's overhaul & draught proofing system solves all the common problems associated with sash and casement windows.
Eliminates 98% of draughts and dust ingress
Reduces outside noise pollution levels
Ensures smooth operation of sashes
Eliminates the rattles
Reduced heating bills & improves energy efficiency.
Our overhaul & draught proofing system will not change the originality or the overall look of the window as the materials used can be machined like for like for a perfect match.
THE SYSTEM explained
Fully protect and cover with plastic backed dust sheets the areas being worked
Remove staff beads & parting beads, discard in a rubbish bag
Cut the old sash chords and carefully remove top and bottom sashes and set aside from the frame
Assess condition of sill, box frame and external pointing minor repairs carried out where necessary
Remove excess build up of paint from frame and sashes
Prime and undercoat the box frame
Re-chord top and bottom chords, service and oil the pulley wheels
Weigh sashes and Re-balance sash weights to ensure smooth operation of top and bottom sashes
Realign meeting rail of top and bottom sashes
Plane and rout groves to allow for the draught proof system
Refit the sashes with the new integrated draught proofing system
Prime all bare timber exposed and caulk beading leaving the window ready to decorate
Fit new centre catch, sash lifts and restrictor locks in the preferred finish. Chrome, satin chrome and brass
What we repair