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Replacing a sash window

Remove metal framed monstrosity

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Replace with beautifully handmade (by me) sash window

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Now for a slightly more involved window replacement

Hideous bay window squeezed in to available space & rotting

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Remove this piece of 70's tat (which didn't take too long)

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Also remove badly bricked up doorway and lintle, support upper brickwork

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Use a quality craftsman to build pillar and brick arches in keeping with period

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Then install 2 matching sashes, just the patio doors to do now....

Building an office in the garden

First clear the site of trees and sheds...

Timber base on concrete footings, no planning permission needed for a timber frame construction.

Framing begins

Lining the frame with 9mm OSB

Install Velux windows, and finish with Coroline sheeting

Vapour barrier then shiplap cladding

Spray on protective stain

Add some lights

Line the interior with drywall, lay cheap laminate flooring and trim out doors & windows

And so to work...

Replacing a rotten window

First make sure you have a replacement window frame BEFORE taking out rotten frame.

Replace with HARDWOOD frame, softwood window frames should be illegal.