Removing Louvre window

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islandboy
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Removing Louvre window

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I want to replace the seal on my autosleeper louvre window, any tips and tricks on how to remove the louvre window

Thanks
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kentishvanman
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Re: Removing Louvre window

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Hi,
Long time ago when I removed mine. I actually replaced with a fixed pane of glass but as far as I remember the frame to the louvres sits in the rubber seal the same as the glass.
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Re: Removing Louvre window

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kentishvanman wrote: 17 Apr 2021, 19:37 Hi,
Long time ago when I removed mine. I actually replaced with a fixed pane of glass but as far as I remember the frame to the louvres sits in the rubber seal the same as the glass.

Thanks for the reply, can you remember if the frame has any padding or rubber U channel to take it to the size of glass thickness ?
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kentishvanman
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Re: Removing Louvre window

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Hi,
Cannot remember what I had for breakfast let alone a few years back.
The seals can be purchased with different width channels so you can buy to suit but either way I would/ do add some sealant into the channel.
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Re: Removing Louvre window

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Yes, there is a small U shaped extra seal for the louvered window surround to fit snugly in the rubber seal. The rubber seal itself is the same as the other windows.

Removal/refitting process is the same as normal but take the glass louvres out of the window first!
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Re: Removing Louvre window

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Michael4 wrote: 18 Apr 2021, 07:41 Yes, there is a small U shaped extra seal for the louvered window surround to fit snugly in the rubber seal. The rubber seal itself is the same as the other windows.

Removal/refitting process is the same as normal but take the glass louvres out of the window first!

Michael, Many thanks for that, solved my problem now.
 
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