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Draught Proofing

For some customers, keeping the traditional look and feel of the property is of paramount importance. For this reason we offer our Draught Proofing service – this allows you to keep your property looking the same while achieving a high level of heat insulation / noise exclusion on your sash windows or doors.

Full rundown of the sash window draught proofing service:

  • Remove & dispose of all staff & parting beads.
  • Dismantle sashes
  • Carry out any necessary sash repairs & fill all cracks with epoxy resin.
  • Once resin is dry, sand woodwork.
  • Prime all bare timber with Teknos micro-porous base primer.
  • Add-on lead weights (where applicable) will be supplied & fitted to counterbalance sashes. *Allow an additional sum of £10-£15 for add-on weight per window.
  • Sashes will be hung on white waxed cotton sash cords.
  • New staff & parting beads will be supplied & fitted with draught seals.
  • Aquatex A10 weatherseal (white) will be fitted to staff beads.
  • Aquatex D slot weatherseal (white) will be fitted to parting beads & meeting rails.
  • New and bare timber sections will be decorated with Teknos micro-porous standard RAL colour 9016 ‘Traffic White”. *Additional paint colours must be provided by client.
  • All work areas will be fully protected and vacuumed each evening.

 

Full rundown of the door draught proofing service:

  • Remove the door from the frame.
  • Carry out any necessary repairs & fill all cracks with epoxy resin.
  • Once resin is dry, sand woodwork.
  • Prime all bare timber with Teknos micro-porous base primer.
  • Router the bottom of the door to provide a channel for theAquatex A10 weatherseal (white).
  • Groove out channel in frame and fit Aquatex A10 weatherseal (white).
  • New and bare timber sections will be decorated with Teknos micro-porous standard RAL colour 9016 ‘Traffic White”. *Additional paint colours must be provided by client.
  • Re-hang the door and ensure it moves freely within it’s opening.
  • All ironmongery will be re-adjusted to accommodate the new draught proofing.
  • All work areas will be fully protected and vacuumed each evening.

 

A door draught proof in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London (W1S 4EL)
Our customer on this occasion wanted us to draught proof the front door of a beautiful, historic property.
A door draught proof in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London (W1S 4EL)
Our carpenters will router and clean a channel in the door frame for the draught proofing to be inserted.
A door draught proof in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London (W1S 4EL)
We also like to put some draught proofing on the bottom of the doors to eliminate those draughts as much as we can.
A door draught proof in Berkeley Square, Mayfair, London (W1S 4EL)
Many customers with doors as beautiful as this aren’t in a hurry to replace them with something modern. If you’re in a similar place, give us a call and get us a quote for draught proofing or restoration!