Plastic windows have appeared in Russian homes relatively recently, but their practicality and reliability issues have no objections.
However, the weak point of plastic windows steel window sills, which are often subjected to rough handling by the hosts and guests apartment.
If the sills in the rooms cover the curtains, kitchen windowsills often remain open and can be easily damaged.
Simple sill damage
The surface is covered with a plastic window sillfilm, performing the decorative and protective functions. At the inaccurate reference on it might get scratched. To remove minor scratches, you can use wax to laminate. If they are not very deep, to repair the window sill, you can use a special cleaner Cosmofen, is a composition based on the solvent. Apply the product to scratches, the top film layer dissolves and becomes liquid, scratches simply disappear. But in the case where the window sill is already slightly turned yellow and then, this means better to cover the entire surface, to leave no stains.
Choosing a company manufacturer of plastic windows, note - some companies include in the contract a condition replacement of the sill in case of damage.
When deep scratches or someone managedburn sill accidental butt, based on the composition of the solvent was not able to remove. In this case, you can use the liquid plastic Cosmofen Plus. It will help even in cases where on a windowsill indented from accidentally set a hot pan or pans. Liquid plastic just fills all the recesses and sill terrain again becomes flat and smooth. However, since such a plastic patch will be visible on top of the sill can pokleit special decorative self-adhesive film.
In hardware stores offers decorative self-adhesive film, mimic the surface of natural stone or wood of various breeds, you can always choose the right design.
Pads on the windowsill
If the sill lost its former appearance or wasdamaged, it is usually necessary to remove to replace the new one. To do this, it had to dismantle it, accompanied by damage to the wall. Now there is no need for replacement and dismantling of the window sill. Some companies offer special pads on the window sills are made of the same PVC as the window. Sales have imported and domestic pad. Imports are usually plastered decorative film. The surface of some pads are not glued at all, which significantly increases their resistance to mechanical stress and their life. Cover completely covers the upper surface of the sill and its end, on the sides of the plug installed, the window gets finished design and aesthetic appearance.