Window Repair Tips & Advice

Can you fix a window without replacing it?

29th October 2021

In this guide, you can learn what might be broken on your window and when you can and cannot fix them without the need to replace the entire window...

Can you fix a window without replacing it?

How long do UPVC Windows last?

8th September 2021

This is very similar to the age-old question of how long a piece of string is, there are several factors that can directly affect the longevity of your windows. Because of this, we have created this guide which not only answers the question as accurately as possible but splits down various parts of the window itself to hopefully allow us to answer the question better.

How long do UPVC Windows last?

Why are my windows misty?

28th July 2021

Have you been wondering why your windows are misty? Your windows can get misty for a number of reasons.

Once you know the cause of the mist you can then identify ways in which you can remove the problem. Here is a look at the major causes of mists on windows along with some preventative measures.

Why are my windows misty?

My UPVC window handle has broken

15th July 2021

Your window goes through a lot, from long hot summer days when they are wide open to let the cool breeze in to those rushing out the door scenarios when you run around the house slamming them all shut! (we’ve all done it)

Over time, by accident or sometimes deliberately the handles on your UPVC windows will become lose or fail entirely. So, we’ve put together this useful article to explain how to deal with it!

My UPVC window handle has broken

What is UPVC Window Spraying?

8th July 2021

In recent years, a method of spraying your existing UPVC windows has become well known. The method allows you to transform your existing windows choosing from a wide range of colours from popular Anthracite grey to cream, green and much more!

If done correctly and to a high-quality standard, the finished product can leave your windows looking like new and at a fraction of the cost of replacing them!

What is UPVC Window Spraying?

How do I know if my windows need replacing?

17th May 2021

Here at The Window Doctor we always aim to repair over replace! But, now and again, even we have to advise customers that replacement truly is the best option in some cases. It's tempting to put off replacing home windows until it's absolutely necessary, given how expensive and time-consuming home improvement projects can be. But how do you know when they need to be replaced? In this blog post, we'll clarify when replacing rather than repairing those old, leaky windows is the best choice.

How do I know if my windows need replacing?