Preserving Wooden Window Frames

By admin ~ April 9th, 2010. Filed under: windows.

The biggest enemy of all types of timber frame is Water.

  • Penetrating damp – leads to rot and insect attack, even in treated timber, which is not always treated all the way through -
  • Rot and Insect Attack – require careful inspection with a screwdriver. -
  • Joint Failure – most frames were connected with Mortise and Tenon joints, plus wooden pegs or glue.

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