-Build a lead tent around windows and plastic exterior.
-Suit up into full PPE and pull windows.
-Scrape paint from window jamb.
-Cut weight pocket if missing.
-Break down tent. (typically 3-5 hours after set-up).
-Lead clean up.
-Board up or hang storm windows.
In the shop
-Steam sash in a steam box to remove glass.
-Wait approximately 24 hours for sash to dry.
-Strip all paint from interior and exterior of sash.
-Perform necessary wood repair (we do not make structural repairs with epoxy).
-Sand flats with orbital sander. Hand sand profiles.
-Prime interior and exterior with appropriate oil primers. Condition glass rabbet.
-Sand interior primer down and hand sand profile.
-Clean glass and glaze glass.
-Attach J-hook weather stripping.
-1 to 2 day wait for glazing to skin over before painting.
-Painting stage. Typically 2 coats interior and exterior.
-Mill new parting bead.
-Install new rope.
-Test fit and trim sash to accept weather stripping.
-Install sash into opening.
-Paint interior and exterior of jamb.
-Sash touch up paint.
-Oil pulleys and wax weather stripping.