Many experts say that the best way of getting rid of drafts and the freezing timber windows in the winter is to install plastic windows. However, few can afford it. Installation of plastic windows – pleasure is quite expensive, and not all residents of urban apartments tend to replace conventional wood windows on the fashionable PVC. Wooden windows also have a huge advantage – they "breathe" without requiring constant ventilation and creating a feeling of stuffiness in the room. So you've decided to leave everything as it was the first autumn frosts and already "knocking" at your windows. What should I do? – It is necessary to prepare for the cold weather and thoroughly insulate windows.
There are several ways warming wooden windows. But before you choose one of them, define the reason why the windows let the cold air. Usually, the reason for this is the ability of the tree crack and buckle under the weather, which leads subsequently to the formation of cracks and gaps between the frame and the frame and between glass and frame. So, if the reason for this gap between the glass and frame, you rassteklit need to strengthen the frame and glass silicone sealant, and then fix it bead. If the cause of drafts – curvature of the frame, you will need to strengthen the corners of the frame with metal corners. Thereafter begin to address the second reason – to get rid of gaps between the frame and window box. Just do not forget to prepare a window frame: free of debris, clean and degrease the end of the frame (If required for attaching the seal). Thus, the frame is ready, now get down to the choice of insulation options window. One of the fastest, but a relatively inefficient way of warming the window – sealing the windows scotch tape (clear or simple a paint) or conventional plaster.