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Custom Window Sill

In the previous post “How to Build a Custom Window Sill from Scratch,” we took a look at a DIY video on fabricating and installing a new window complete with a custom window sill package. In part II of the series will look at the final steps to add the finishing touches to your new window with custom apron and trim package. Read more

Custom Window Sills

You may need to build custom window sills for your next home improvement project. The video below is a great resource, which demonstrates the steps needed to build custom window sills from scratch. This is a good example of how custom window sills can change the overall appearance of a room. Read more

Window sill dry rot is a common problem on older homes. This is especially true if the home in question was poorly maintained. If the home owner neglected peeling paint or cracks in the caulking, window sill dry rot is inevitable. Once the wood is damaged, its too late for a fresh coat of paint. You will need to dig deeper and remove the dry rot. I found this handy video that demonstrates the easy steps required to remove window sill dry rot like a pro. Read more

Repairing Wood Rot

For the DIY homeowner, repairing wood rot on your window sills may be a good weekend project. But let’s be honest, the photo above depicts an older, damaged window that is well beyond repair. If your windows look like this you better give the Window Repair Guy a call. It’s time for replacement windows if you have this severe wood damage. Read more

window sill repair

Before you embark on a window sill repair of your old home windows, you will want to read this article and learn a few simple window sill repair tricks. While there is more than one way to replace a window sill, I came across the video below which offers a few tips that could save you a bunch of time. The end result will be a new window sill that is as good or better than the original. Read more