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What does a window repair service include?

Your window repair person can help with a range of different window types and repair services, including glass window repairs, aluminium window frame repairs, and even car window repairs. They’ll advise you on the best solution (whether repair or replacement) and use their tools to get the job done. Here’s what you can expect from some of the most common window repair services:

Glass window repairs

Your handyman will start by assessing the damage. If the extent of the damage is beyond repair, they’ll recommend a window replacement. But if your window glass only has a small crack, hole, or scratch, they’ll be able to repair it - at least temporarily - to seal your room and prevent the damage from getting worse.  They’ll wear heavy duty gloves before handling any broken glass. Next, they’ll use clear nail-polish to patch up any small holes and scratches, building it up in layers, to discretely repair the glass. If there’s a crack but the window still feels sturdy, your repairer may apply a piece of clear tape over the surface to stop the crack from spreading further. For more advanced repairs, you’ll need to hire a glazier or organise a glass replacement.

Window frame repairs

The most common window frame repairs involve repairing rotten wood frames (since aluminium windows are less prone to damage). Your repairer will start by chipping away most of the rotten wood before covering it with a few layers of liquid epoxy to soak in. Once dry, they’ll mix epoxy filler and use this to fill the gap in your wooden window frame, shaping it to blend in with the rest of the frame. Once this filler is dry, they’ll sand the area smooth. At this point, the repairs are ready for priming and painting.

Window replacement

When your glass windows are beyond repair, they’ll need replacing. Your handyman will start by using the broken window pain. They’ll put on heavy duty gloves and safety glasses before scraping away at the putty or loosening the seal around the broken window pane so they can loosen and remove the old glass (including any shards). They’ll dispose of the old glass and then smooth out the edges of the frame so remove any remaining sealants. Your window replacement technician will measure the window to determine the size of the new glass, leaving a small 3.2mm gap around the edges to allow for expansion. Most of the time, they’ll get the glass cut to size at a local hardware store or glass company. Depending on the type of window frame and how the glass is sealed in, your handyman will then apply putty to the edges of the window, rolling it in their hands to make a long rope, and then sticking it onto the frame. They’ll gently push the new glass into the frame, allowing it to stick to the putty. Your window replacement professional will then apply more putty around the edges on both sides of the glass before gently removing any excess putty and smoothing it over.

Car window repairs

If your car window has a minor hole or crack, your window repairperson may be able to fix it without needing a total replacement. They’ll clean the area to remove debris and use a glass repair kit to seal the broken area with epoxy. The epoxy is applied using a syringe which forces resin into any cracks for a stronger seal. 

Recent Window Repair tasks in Hobart

Replace window surround. Replace plug hole in vanity and bath


Bonnet Hill TAS, Australia

5th Apr 2022

Replace mdf window framecwith p8ne. Replace front door. Replace plug hole in bath and vanity. Assess mould in bathroom. Clear gutters. - Due date: Before Thursday, 21 April 2022

Replace old shed windows and doors, Seal the roof


Glenorchy TAS, Australia

22nd Feb 2022

My shed needs the windows and doors replaced. Also seal the roof - Due date: Before Saturday, 5th Mar 2022

Home window repair/replacement


Claremont TAS, Australia

8th Aug 2021

Needing someone to fix/replace one window, needs to be done by next week if possible. Must have afterpay.

I need windows & doors services


Kingston Beach TAS 7050, Australia

13th Mar 2021

The little grub (?) screw has fallen out of my back door handle :(

I need windows and doors services


Mount Stuart TAS, Australia

21st Dec 2020

One pprtion of a sliding window is broken completely at base and there is crack upto the top. I think it needs to be changed completely. What is the cost?

Fix roof and windows chook house


West Hobart TAS, Australia

25th Sep 2018

chook house roof has some water damage. Would like to have some clear perspex as a lean to over it. Also, would like to have some windows set up around chook pen to keep sprinkler water from getting into their house. Must have: tools for construction, vehicle for getting supplies as needed, creativity for working with recycled materials

Thanks Dom!

Dell Laptop window repair


Glenorchy TAS, Australia

27th Mar 2022

Don't know what wrong with it, probably need the window repair looks like. It turns on but does not reach to the destop screen. Show the error CRITICAL_PROCESS_DIED.

Window repair


Goodwood TAS, Australia

16th Feb 2022

Wind glass need to be replaced. $40 per hour + the material cost. Date and rate are negotiable. Happy to pay higher rate for fast repair

I need windows & doors services


Sandy Bay TAS, Australia

12th Apr 2021

Re-adjust exterior security door - currently not locking

I need windows & doors services


Lindisfarne TAS, Australia

11th Mar 2021

Need external sliding door serviced (not sliding as smoothly as previously) & need the sliding screen door (top hung) to be put back (we have replaced the fly screen). Easy level access. Would appreciate it being done as soon as possible but not urgent.

Make & install window insect screens


Rose Bay TAS 7015, Australia

30th Nov 2020

We need some insect screens made for home windows, 870w x 1110 high, about 6 in total. Ideally in the next couple of weeks if possible. 1 existing screen needs some new mesh. Happy to pay hourly rate plus materials, flexible.

Sash window stuck in open position needs to be closed


South Hobart TAS, Australia

26th Apr 2022

Single sash window is in fully open position in main bedroom and unable to be pulled down into closed position, As it is in bedroom needs fixing today - Due date: Needs to be done on Tuesday, 26 April 2022

Adam fixed the problem with the sash window and was polite and tidy. He explained additional problems and showed what needed to be done to ensure the sticking did not occur again. A very pleasant manner helped. Would use again and recommend to other customers.

Help to repair dry rot with window wooden frame


Blackmans Bay TAS 7052, Australia

28th Feb 2022

Have window wooden frame with dry rot (by entrance ) need assistance for fix - also if able to Tighten my mail Box together with extra cost to be paid then it would be highly appreciated - pics re damage available upon request - thanks - Due date: Flexible

Replace broken window


Bellerive TAS 7018, Australia

2nd Jan 2022

Need to get my broken windows replaced. Please send me your quote. Approximate sizing of windows ( will need to be re measured ) Large one 4'3 × 5'2 Small one 2'6 × 1 ' 6 Quite flexible with the time for the task - anyday ( morning ) before 9th Jan. Thank you.

I need window repair - replacing putty


Battery Point TAS, Australia

25th Mar 2021

Remove and replace 4 lineal meter of old putty on bottom part of glass sheeting fitted in steel frame - good access by ladder - approx 3.5 m height. It’s currently allowing water acces and needs fixing

Measure some windows


Hobart, Tasmania, Australia

19th Feb 2021

I need windows measured at a rental property for a blind fitting. Measurements only will take about 15 mins.

Repair window frames from dog chewing


Hobart TAS, Australia

13th Dec 2018

My 2 pups have caused significant damage to my front window frames. Unsure if a repair job is possible but thought I’d post to see if someone can make it happen.