double glazing wood windows

6 Dec 2007
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United Kingdom
Have purchased several Magnet wood windows, all pre finished with the intension of glazing myself.
I've got the units but am not 100% clear on the fitting.
I realise that there should be packers under each unit and they should fit centrally in the frame but what about the actual fitting.
Do I put sealant on the inside face of the glass?
Also, the bottom bead doesn't seem to sit properly when I fit dry, there is a 2/3 mm gap at the top and bottom of the side beading where they abut which goes when I push the bottom bead up, therefore , should this bead also be packed?
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how deep are the rebates on the windows for the glass to sit in !!!

they need to manufactured deeper for double glazing
put the units on 5mm packers, this should be about central, just look from inside to see that theres not too much spacer bar showing on one of the sides, take back out and run a small bead of glazing silicone along the back edge, place packers back down and then sqidge the unit onto the silicone, seal around the dg unit and then push the beads onto the silicone, then pin.

Always use glazing silicone though and not low mod as it'll attack the dg seals and blow the unit.
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