Conversion and Epoxy Consolidation Standards
Existing wood sash shall meet Window Master
conversion standards as to: joints strong
and complete, surface repairable with
exterior rated epoxy. Sash or sash parts
determined unusable at time of initial
inspection or during conversion (rotted,
decayed, and/or more than 15% moisture
content as measured by Sonin Moisture Test
Meter) and deemed repairable will be epoxy
consolidated using WEST System, or FLEX-TECH
elastomeric wood repair compound. Incidental
epoxy consolidation (up to 2 cubic inches)
included in bid price.
Window sash structural repairs to be made by
Any repair or epoxy consolidation required
beyond incidental on window parts integral
to the Window Master conversion (i.e.
sashes, window stops, jamboards, weight
pocket covers and blind stops) shall be
performed at a unit cost of $75 per unit (1
unit = +/- 4 cubic inches) with prior
customer approval or covered by a job epoxy
The two bottom corners of the lower sash
often (+/-70%) require epoxy consolidation
and Dutchmen due to deterioration over the
years where the end grains on the stile
tenons have acted as wicks and drawn water
up the stiles which rots the wood. A
Dutchmen 5/8" thick x +/- 1" wide x +/- 5"
long (or the entire length, if required) is
epoxy consolidated into each lower corner.
This repairs the rot, stabilizes the sash
corners and provides a solid base for the
weather strip kerf. Included in bid price.
Any window sills requiring epoxy
consolidation or replacement shall be
performed by Window Master at a unit cost or
by others prior to Window Master work.
Minor epoxy consolidation repair $75 per
Major epoxy consolidation repair $175 per
Complete sill replacement or full epoxy
consolidation $375 per
If necessary, any new replacement sash
parts, or entire sash replacement
duplicating the original sash as close as
possible done by Window Master at an agreed
upon unit cost with prior customer approval.
Any replacement, repair or epoxy
consolidation required on other window parts
not integral to the Window Master conversion
on interior or exterior window parts (such
as window stool, interior casing trim,
exterior window trim, brick molding, etc.)
shall be performed by Window Master at a
unit cost, or by others.