I renovated our wooden window sill and the budget-friendly result looks great

peeling paint on window sill
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Renovating old wooden window sills can add a fresher, cleaner aesthetic to your entire home — both inside and out and no matter what types of windows you have. 

In this article, I’ll take you through how my partner and I renovated the window sill in our spare room, using a handful of low-cost materials and a modest selection of tools. 

Pete Wise

Pete Wise is a freelance writer and keen DIYer from Leeds. Pete's tool reviews have featured in titles including Homebuilding & Renovating, Ideal Home and The Independent. He also writes features and news articles for publications such as The Guardian, BBC Good Food and T3. When he isn't busy writing, Pete can often be found at libraries, pubs and live music venues. He finds tile-cutting strangely zen.