Parkstone: window glazing beads fitted incorrectly

Parkstone: window glazing beads fitted incorrectly

The Problem:

Window glazing beads fitted incorrectly in Parkstone property

This customer in Parkstone, Poole, had windows fitted by a builder who didn’t fit the glazing beads correctly.

Check out my ‘before’ photos with the glazing beads not sitting correctly, and then the ‘after’ photos with the correct window bead fitting.

Below: window beads fitted incorrectly.

Incorrect fitting of window beads in Parkstone property by builder.
Window beads fitted incorrectly in Parkstone property by builder.

Below: window beads fitted correctly by RPS Locks & Glazing.

Correct fitting of window beads in Parkstone property by RPS Locks & Glazing.
Window beads fitted correctly by RPS.

I mend window beading and carry out double glazing repairs in Parkstone, Poole, Alderholt, Ferndown, Bournemouth, Colehill, Corfe Mullen, Christchurch, Fordingbridge, Ringwood, Verwood, West Moors, Wimborne and the surrounding areas.

More about my double glazing repairs and services.

Repair misted double glazing, Hamworthy, Poole

Repair misted double glazing, Hamworthy, Poole

The Problem:

Repair misted double glazing, Poole (misted sealed double glazed unit)

I had a customer in Hamworthy, Poole, who had a misted sealed unit.

I fitted a new replacement double glazed unit and soon the window was as good as new – both in functionality and looks.

Below: the misted, sealed double glazed unit.

Misted, sealed double glazed unit, Hamworthy, Poole.

Below: the repaired double glazing. The unobscured view of the Marina, at Hamworthy, is back!

The repaired double glazing unit, Poole.
Crack on the top joint of a PVC door, Verwood

Crack on the top joint of a PVC door, Verwood

The Problem:

Cracked PVC Door, Verwood

This customer, in Verwood, had a crack on the top joint of a PVC door.

To remedy this, I used a power-file to remove a ridge to fit a metal bracket.


Check out the ‘before’, ‘during’ and ‘after’ photos.

Below: PVC door with the crack.

Cracked PVC door Verwood.
PVC door with a crack at the top.

Below: Using a power-file to remove a ridge to fit a metal bracket.

Double glazing repairs, Verwood. Using a power-file to remove a ridge to fit a metal bracket.

Below: The bracket has been fitted and the PVC door is repaired.

The PVC door has been repaired.
Replacement misted, sealed, units – change to thermal efficient glass

Replacement misted, sealed, units – change to thermal efficient glass

The Task:

Replacement LowE thermal efficient glass and chrome handles in a bathroom window in Verwood, Dorset

My customer, in Verwood, had numerous sealed units which had misted up inside the double glazed units. She wanted them taken out and replaced with LowE thermal efficient glass, and the brass handles to be replaced with modern, chrome ones.

Below you can see her bathroom window with the old Florielle glass, the replacement Contora glass and the new chrome handle.

Bathroom window and the old, double glazing, with Florielle glass and old brass handle…

Old, Florielle glass.
Old, brass window handle.

The new Contora glass in the bathroom and modern, chrome handle…

New Contora glass.
New, replacement, chrome window handle.
Customer in Broadstone couldn’t open his kitchen window…

Customer in Broadstone couldn’t open his kitchen window…

Customer, in Broadstone, who couldn’t open his kitchen window…

This customer’s kitchen window was jammed shut, due to a broken gearbox mechanism.

RPS opened the window and replaced the broken window gearbox (on the left) and fitted the new replacement gearbox (seen on the right).


Contact RPS Locks & Glazing for all your double glazing repairs in Broadstone and surrounding areas of Dorset.

Below: the broken window handle and replacement.

Broken window gearbox on the left and new replacement gearbox on the right. Broken window repair Broadstone, Dorset.