Removing and replacing wood sill

Is it possible to remove an old wooden sill underneath the window and replace it?

Asked by Charles on 21st Nov 2022
Expert Trade Answers
"Yes absolutely. Remember to use expanding foam in large open areas to prevent breezeway and liquid nails /cork for your finish"
Answered on 21st Nov 2022 - Member since Oct 2020 - report
"It is possible to do this, however it is 100% a job for a professional carpenter and not a DIY job in my opinion"
Answered on 3rd Dec 2022 - Member since Dec 2021 - report
"Yes it can be done fairly easily but I would recommend using a carpenter"
Answered on 8th Mar 2023 - Member since Jan 2023 - report
"Yes, the window should have its own frame and a lot of window sills are just butted up to the frame….."
Answered on 27th Nov 2022 - Member since Aug 2022 - report
"Yes it is very possible to remove a wooden sill from underneath a window to replace.
Taking care not to damage the plaster and the window when taking the sill out and being carefull not to damage the new sill going in, are your main areas of concern when doing this type of job. Hope this helps."
Answered on 21st Nov 2022 - Member since Nov 2022 - report
"Yes it is if you have a multi tool and cut along the window or just fit plastic over the wood"
Answered on 28th Jun 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
"Yes, cut the old one out with a multi tool, scribe the replacement and fit."
Answered on 29th Nov 2022 - Member since Feb 2021 - report
"Yes it is possible but you will need some specialist tools to do it"
Answered on 21st Nov 2022 - Member since Apr 2022 - report
"Yes, but has to be done professionally.
(and will cost around £150)"
Answered on 21st Nov 2022 - Member since Nov 2022 - report
"Yes definitely, it takes a bit of time but can be done"
Answered on 4th Aug 2023 - Member since Jun 2023 - report
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