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        Im House hunting and came across a property I am really interested in, the visible problem i can see is the bay window. Im wondering if any of you DIY fanatics Could tell me if it is repairable or do i need to replace it? Ive added a link for the pictures Bay window
         
        Posts: 2 | Registered: Oct 08, 2013Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        You don't have to replace the entire bay window (unless there is a lot more damage than shown in the pics). It's too much damage for a fill - plus that's already been tried. You are looking at new window sashes. You may be able to rebuild with the same glass or, if the glass is single pane, you could get new, exact size thermopane windows to fit right in.


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        Posts: 10477 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        You can try to clean it up, get rid of the old paint, varnish the window over with special solution, repaint it and I think this construction will serve you for a while
         
        Posts: 8 | Registered: Mar 21, 2014Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Going to have to do some more digging to see if the frame, sill is also rotted under that cladding.
        If it was me I find out what a whole new installed window would cost and take that right off the asking price to cover my butt.
        Sashes are simple enough to change but your going to be spending about 3/4 of the cost of a whole new window and still be stuck with an old style wooden frame.


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        Posts: 18039 | Location: Hartfield VA | Registered: Jan 31, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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