Anstruther THI Sash & Case Window Repairs

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Don’t rip out your sash and case windows! Come and learn how to carry out your own repairs.


12 September 2015


09.30 - 16.30


John McRitchie


Merryhill Training Centre, Fife


£20 refundable deposit

Introduction to Sash & Case Window Repairs (Alternative) Course Photo

Don’t rip out your sash and case windows, did you know that in most cases you can undertake simple repairs add and retain this period feature?

This practical course will prove invaluable if you have a property with Sash and Case Windows. We will cover a short history of the development of windows before looking at the different components that make up a window and the issues to consider when approaching repairs.The course will allow attendees to identify and address various problems that commonly occur with sash windows. Topics covered will include window dismantling and reassembly, replacing ropes, weights, panes and putty. Various repair and improvement techniques will also be covered

Course Suitability

This course is aimed at those who own or are responsible for a traditional building and those responsible for maintenance works to buildings such as churches or those considering a renovation or conversion project, working or living in the Anstruther area.

Course Outline

Topics covered include

  • Introduction to Sash Windows;
  • Typical Problems & Solutions;
  • Undertaking repairs;
  • Making and installing replacement components;
  • Protection and Appearance;
  • Options for improving thermal qualities.

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