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Old 07-08-2010, 10:20 PM   #1
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all my windows have these sills made out of some synthetic material kind of like what the newer sinks are made of and I'd like to replace 'em. can't see how they're attached,could they be glued in? can I just pry them out? is gluing an acceptable thing when it comes to sills?

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Are you talking about interior sills? If so they are probably just glued in. Try a painters tool as a wedge
and see if you can pop them loose.

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The composite sill could be attached to the window framing with staples from the bottom of the sill into the framing. IF this is composite material why are you wanting to replace it/them? You can get new sills in both wood and/or a PVC material for replacement. When replacing damaged/rotted sills I usually cut the old sill out about 3-4 inches from each end, then work a thin Saw-Zall blade under the window framing and the old sill piece to cut the staples. Or, I just use the old "beat-it-out" method if I have to. Good Luck, David
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all my windows have these sills made out of some synthetic material kind of like what the newer sinks are made of and I'd like to replace 'em. can't see how they're attached,could they be glued in? can I just pry them out? is gluing an acceptable thing when it comes to sills?

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Take a photo of the sill. If you know the window manufacturer, post it. You shouldn't pull anything apart unless you know everything about it's construction.
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