Replacing Panes

Buy a pane of glass that is 1/16 in (1.55mm) smaller that the window opening on all sides. Chip out any old putty. Clean out the recess, and paint it with primer. Lay a bed of fresh putty in the rabbet in the window frame. Press the new piece of glass into position around the edges – not in the center, where it could break. Insert glazing brads or clips to keep the pane of glass in place.
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Andersen’s Home Style Library

Andersen’s Home Style Library

Selecting replacement windows for the home is no easy matter. In addition to the different materials, window types, hardware and glassware options, a homeowner must also be able to select a window that matches the home's existing style. What window…

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Increase Your Window Know-How

Increase Your Window Know-How

Don't know your way around your own windows? Don't sweat it. Simonton has you covered. The well-known window manufacturer has assembled a smart little How-To library of videos demonstrating the various techniques homeowners should know when it comes to their…

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