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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 Installation & Repair tasks in Greenwich

Windows fix

£100

Greenwich, Greater London, SE10

28th Sep 2019

2x Windows with broken hinges, require replacing. One window is metallic surrounding and double glazed. It is 136cmx 103cm (h). The length of hinge mechanism is 60cm. Hinge is attached vertically to sides of the window - One change only. Additionally the window has a broken handle (screws are loose and require new/filled holes). The other is pvc and double glazed. It is 43cm x 88cm (h). The hinge is 30cm and is fitted horizontally at bottom and top of the window. Both hinges need replacing.

Looking to soundproof or seal my windows

£650

Charing Cross, Greater London

14th Aug 2020

I am looking for someone to help seal all my window frames and windows or come up with any idea of reducing noise pollution in my. Looking for somebody with experience in some proofing as you can see from the pictures of my windows are pretty large and they are across the entire flat chest like in the pictures. I think the frame Needs to be soundproofed first and also if anything can be done with the windows as well.

Window repair

£25

Greenwich, Greater London, SE10

21st Apr 2018

Window won't close properly and I would like to fix this asap