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Old 12-03-2005, 03:38 PM   #1
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Vinyl Window Frame Repair


I've got a homeowner missing a 2"x1" piece of the inside window frame.
Any one know where I can get repair materials to repair it?
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Old 12-05-2005, 11:10 PM   #2
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How old is the window check with the window comp. it may still be covered by the comp.

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Old 12-07-2005, 08:21 AM   #3
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Thanks Erik,
The window is in a new house, probably less than 3 mos old, but it is not a warranty situation, it was broken on installation and I'm trying to keep from having to replace the whole frame which would mean R&R unit.
That's why I'm looking for repair kits.
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Check Vinyldoc.com. They supply PVC materials and a patented PVC glue for windows. They will also give advice on repair techniques to use.

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I always call a bathtub repair place and they fix it up like new. Its also not very expensive. I have only had white frames fixed, colors may not repair as well.
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Vinyl has unique properties which will not bond properly with fiberglass, epoxy, bondo, most paints, etc. A repair using these products will fail by cracking and allowing water penetration. These repairs should be inexpensive since they are a temporary fix.

It would be preferable to use a PVC adhesive especially designed for window frames. It is quite affordable and will give a permanent and attractive repair.

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replace it,its just a poor vinyl window and now its got a broken leg,put it out of it misery
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David Fenske started as a warranty manager for a major contracting firm in Portland, Oregon. He observed that water infiltration from improper handling of vinyl windows created problems and consumer discontent. His solution was a repair method that would satisfy all parties, not deteriorate like existing window frame repairs and meet the certification standards of the manufacturer. The business quickly grew and his brother Dale joined him.>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>Might want to check TOS, David.
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I wonder if he finally got it fixed after 5 years.

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