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Moving UPVC windows

Postby » Thu Mar 20, 2008 6:17 pm


I have an extension project which involves moving a number of UPVC windows. It is essential that the windows are removed without damage as they are getting re-used. I would also like to minimise the damage to the brickwork if possible.

What would be the best method of doing this?

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Postby doodle bug » Wed Apr 02, 2008 6:56 pm

the easy way to move your units is,first remove all glazing bars.then take out the double glazed unit,then run a stanley knife round the edge of the frame to get the sealant mastic of,locate all screws and remove.finally remove the frame,you should'nt get any damage.
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Postby Gary B » Tue May 13, 2008 12:14 pm

Hi doodle bug.

What are "Galzing bars", and how do you remove them? And of coarse, how do you replace them once glazed unit is replaced?

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Postby stevenc1603 » Thu May 15, 2008 10:30 am

Gazing bars are the beads that hold the glass units in place.

See you're other post for how to remove and replace them.
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