Advice 1: How to remove the plastic sill

Plastic sill combines practicality and aesthetics. It prevents the penetration of drafts into the room, prevents the outflow of warm air from the apartment. But sometimes in the process of repair becomes necessary to remove the plastic sill. How to do it gently, without damaging the slopes?
How to remove the plastic sill
You will need
  • -hacksaw
  • -suspensions
  • -special glue
  • beacons
  • -knife with a stiff blade
There are several ways to dismantle the plastic sill. Gently drop a layer of plaster under the window sillom. Take a knife with a rigid blade and cut off the layer of foam remaining after installation of the plastic construction. Do it slowly and very carefully below a frozen layer of foam broke. Now pull the sill itself, slightly dipping down.
There is another option to dismantle the plastic sillwithout taking off the slopes and not beating the plaster underneath. Take a hacksaw and saw through it a layer of foam, then similarly remove the liquid plastic that was left at the junctions of the slopes and the sill. Cutting off this layer, carefully pull the sill itself. If the design does not give in, even saw a little layer of foam under the window. Then again pull the sill itself. Restrict physical effort not to smash the window sill.
To build up the ledges silland it is possible without dismantling the structure. To do this, take the plastic trim structures the required size and color. Then attach them on both sides of the silland with the help of hangers. Carefully apply the joints with liquid plastic so that it was not bumps, roughness and other defects. Allow the solution to dry. Then treat the surface with fenasalom.
For installation of plastic window silland uses a special glue or cement. The design also can be mounted on the screws with metal base. Install the window sill so that the length of the silland exceeded the width of the window opening together with the slopes.
To provide the functionality of plastic window sills, they must be installed over the heating radiators. Moreover, the distance from the sill to the battery should be, on average, ten centimeters.
Useful advice
The plastic tabs of the sill must be no more than five centimeters. This condition is necessary to warm the air coming from the radiator, got on the inner surface of the window and dried is formed on the glass condensate. This will prolong the life of plastic Windows.

Advice 2: How to build a window sill

In most modern apartment buildings, the sills are narrow. This sill is hard to put a lot of pots with flowers or seedlings. Many extend the sill so that it turns a real Desk, it is possible not only to gardening but to work. The sill is well covered, and tired eyes can relax, looking at the street.
How to build a window sill
You will need
  • Board;
  • — 3-pin;
  • — drill;
  • epoxy glue and liquid nails;
  • — putty;
  • — paint;
  • roulette;
  • list MDF;
  • pencil; a jigsaw;
  • — sandpaper;
  • — screws;
  • — screwdriver;
  • — metal feet.
To build up the sill, take a Board thickness and a length equal to the size of the sill. If a suitable size is not available, purchase a sheet of MDF and sawed his jigsaw so that it freely rests on an old window sill, and stuck out into the room to the desired width. Seal the ends of the edge ribbon, heat it using a hair dryer or iron (if this is not possible, simply glue it with glue "liquid nails").
Connect a pin of length 100 mm Board with a window sill. Drill symmetrical holes in the Board and in the windowsill, hammer the pins into the Board, then with it in the windowsill. Brush the surface with epoxy glue, it will strengthen the mount.
Zashpaklyuyte the gap between the Board and window sill in all length. After a few days, paint the window sill. Hang the cornice using a sliding fastening of the curtains clung to the extended sill.
To make the window sill a table, specify the thickness, which can increase the sill. It is necessary for the free opening of the sash window. Decide on the size of the countertop, it can be parallel to the window or curved. Sitting behind her should be easy.
Draw the template on a sheet of MDF, saw her trying it on, grind the end of the edging ribbon.
Mark where the holes are for the circulation of heat from the batteries (if not circulating, the Windows would fog up and covered with icing). Drill a smooth hole for circulating hot air from the battery across the width of the table. Abrade them with sandpaper to eliminate burrs.
Buy or make from a bar or tube feet, the length should match the height of the sill. If possible, buy adjustable feet, so it was easy to adjust their height. Use, depending on the size of the tabletop, one or two located on the center leg. Screw the legs to the table top.
Secure with liquid nails the countertop on the windowsill. In order that the table could be folded, attach the countertop to the window sill with two or three hinges.
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