Process of Restoration. Example 1. This bay window style has extensive rot to the cill area, which extends up into the bottom rails of the sashes. The problem is compounded by the fact that the sashes involved are fixed and contain original leaded glass. Typical areas of decay:.
Reglazing windows is often the first step to improving their efficiency. Window designs have evolved over centuries to enhance the beauty of a building, keep out the storms, let in the breeze, and give you a view of the trees, the moon, and the universe beyond. But with a round of maintenance and a few repairs, old wood sash windows will easily last another century. Window glazing is a combination of science and art that can only be developed with experience.
Some examples of past work can be seen in the galleries below. Please click on the images for description and enlarged view. Poor quality timber and paintwork caused extensive rot in this tower skylight. Three of the main corner posts had rotted along with two windows and a few sections of framing.
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