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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-17-2013, 05:48 PM Thread Starter
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Wood Window Sill Replacement?

I have some wood exterior window sills that are rotting. Is it possible to replace them? Any other alternatives besides total window replacement?
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post #2 of 6 (permalink) Old 12-17-2013, 06:27 PM
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Re: Wood Window Sill Replacement?

Wrap them in aluminum if they aren't too far gone....
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Re: Wood Window Sill Replacement?

Are just the sills bad or additional piece bad too?
Some are easy to replace others are work.
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Re: Wood Window Sill Replacement?

Try rotdoctor.com It is a wood saturation epoxy that penetrates deep and there is a filler to put on after that dries to fill in the rotted areas. look at the descriptions to figure out which product suits your needs. A bit pricey but cheaper than the alternatives. This is assuming the sill is not completely gone and is repairable. Easier than tearing out the sill and replacing. If they are very old windows you may wish to replace for energy efficiency

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Re: Wood Window Sill Replacement?

Bondo makes a wood filler, have used it many times to repair rotten window sills, dig out all the rotten wood, make sure its dry, fill with bondo, sand and paint
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Re: Wood Window Sill Replacement?

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Bondo makes a wood filler, have used it many times to repair rotten window sills, dig out all the rotten wood, make sure its dry, fill with bondo, sand and paint
If you don't get ALL the rotten wood out before you fill it will continue rotting. This is why the epoxy sealer is applied first then the filler

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