DRAUGH PROOFING

 

Windows draught proofing and sash windows restoration & renovation in Dublin

In these days of high cost energy prices, now is the time to think of energy saving windows draught proofing. Noise levels are reduced by approx 10 decibels, and draughts eliminated, through this process.

When window draught proofing in Dublin we offer a full service, because on removal of staff beads and parting beads we have access to the box frame, thereby allowing us to service the pulleys, fit new sash window cords and if necessary, add new weights.

Sash Windows Restoration / Windows Renovation / Windows Draught Proofing Process:

Preparation
  • Ensure the area is well protected with dust sheets
Stripping down
  • This stage of the process is carried out as carefully as possible. In many cases, the window will have been sealed up by several layers of old paint. Care taken at this stage minimizes damage to the paintwork.
  • Removal of the staff bead
  • Removal of the bottom sash
  • Removal of the parting bead
  • Removal of the upper sash
Overhaul of sashes
  • Repair any loose putty
  • Repair any loose joints with two-part epoxy
  • Replace any damaged glass
  • Plane sashes if required to fit accurately
  • Rout groove in meeting rail, and top rail of top sash, and fit weather stripping
  • Paint any exposed timber with white primer
Overhaul of frame and weight box
  • Replace pulleys if required
  • Replace cords
  • Clean up boxes
  • Repair any minor decayed timber with two-part epoxy
  • Replace any major decayed areas with new timber
  • Paint any exposed timber with white primer
Reassembly of sash windows restoration
  • Install top sash, ensure weights are correctly balanced
  • Install new parting beads with weather stripping fitted into routed grooves
  • Install bottom sash, ensure weights are correctly balanced
  • Install new staff beads with weather stripping fitted into routed grooves
  • Install hardware such as catches, locks etc
Clean Up
  • Clean windows inside and out
  • Remove all debris and old materials
  • Vacuum room

We transform your old sash windows into a stylish sash window that will enhance the beauty and value of your home.
Sash Windows Restoration and Windows Renovation for you.

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