Window Repair Guide: What’s Involved and How Much Does it Cost?

Modernised sash windows on renovated period property
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Original windows are a great asset to any older home and as they are typically far superior to modern alternatives. As such, window repair efforts should be made before considering replacement.

Budget will obviously make an impact on such window repair decisions but it’s a common misconception that repairing windows will be expensive, not to mention a lot of hassle.

Ian Rock

Chartered surveyor Ian Rock MRICS is a director is and the author of eight popular Haynes House Manuals, including the Home Extension Manual, the Self Build Manual and Period Property Manual.

Ian is also the founder of Zennor Consultants. In addition to providing house surveys, Zennor Consultants provide professional guidance on property refurbishment and maintenance as well as advising on the design and construction of home extensions and loft conversions, including planning and Building Regulations compliance.

Ian has recently added a 100m2 extension to his home; he designed and project managed the build and completed much of the interior fit-out on a DIY basis.