Advice 1: How to repair plastic window sill

Plastic Windows have appeared in apartments of Russians relatively recently, but their practicality and reliability issues is no longer. However, the weak point of plastic Windows, steel window sills, which are often subjected to careless treatment by the hosts and the guests of the apartment. If the window sills in the room cover curtain, kitchen windowsills are often left uncovered and can easily be damaged.
How to repair plastic window sill

Simple damage to the sill

The surface of the plastic windowsill covered with foil that perform decorative and protective functions. When used carelessly it can cause scratching. To remove minor scratches, use a wax for the laminate. If they are not very deep, to repair the sill by using a special cleaner Cosmofen is the composition of the solvent-based. Apply to scratches, the top film layer dissolves and becomes liquid, the scratches will simply disappear. But in the case where the window sill is a bit yellowed from time, this tool is better to cover the entire surface, leaving no stains.
Choosing a manufacturer of plastic Windows, note that some companies include in the contract a condition of replacement of the sill in case of damage.

When scratches are deep or someone managed to burn the window sill random cigarette butt, a composition based on solvent to clean it will not work. In this case, you can use a liquid plastic Cosmofen Plus. It will help even in cases when the sill is formed a dent from accidentally put hot pans or pots. Just liquid plastic fills all the cavities, and the elevation of the sill again becomes flat and smooth. But since this plastic patch will be noticeable, on top of a window sill can do special decorative self-adhesive film.
In hardware stores you will be offered decorative self adhesive films that mimic the surface of natural stone or wood of various breeds, you can always choose a suitable design.

Lining the window sill

If the sill is lost or corrupted, usually had to take it off to replace with a new one. Had to dismantle it, which was accompanied by damage to the wall. Now there is no need to replace and dismantling of the sill. Some firms offer special pads on the sills are made from the same PVC as the window. There are different domestic and imported pads. Imported, as a rule, covered with decorative film. The surface of some of the lining is not glued at all, which greatly improves their resistance to mechanical stress and their life. Plate completely covers the upper surface of the sill and its end, on the sides of the installed plugs, window design becomes a finished and aesthetically pleasing appearance.

Advice 2: How to repair plastic Windows

Plastic Windows - convenient and reliable designs, but they can break. Most owners of Windows call a technician from the service center. But there are some secrets that will help you fix the problem yourself, saving time and money.
How to repair plastic Windows
You will need
  • machine oil, hex key, rubber seals
If the knob turns with a creak and click, check if the fixture sand or dirt. Furniture clean the system and lubricate it with machine oil.
From the window blows. Most likely, the striking plates are bad presses in a locking axle. To eliminate blowing, it is necessary to translate the journal in the winter mode. Check, whether gear axle for the response threshold. If not, you have to move the response bar. Another reason blowing, failure of rubber seal. Then you have to open the window, pull the rubber seal and insert the new. To purchase seals in any company that sells Windowsmi PVC.
Blowing out the window maybe from improper installation of the design. In this case, to cope impossible, as it will have to remove the window and reinstall it. If there's a factory defect, for example, fold less than necessary, then there will have to completely change the shutter.
During freezing and formation of ice on the windowx to talk about the leaks of the window. In this case, adjustment is required, you should do professional. When freezing of the window sills, frames or slope it is about the poor mounting design. Output – conduct of removal and new installation. Unfortunately, to cope with such a problem is quite difficult. Most likely, you will have to contact the window company, which manufactured plastic window.
At loss of fold of the flap should be lifted upwards a few millimeters, while pulling on the hex key loop on the bottom frame.
If you try to close the window sash rubs on frame, you need to cheer her up. Use hex key: insert it in the adjustment hole located on the bottom of the loop of the sash and gently turn in the clockwise direction.
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