There are so many reasons why you should replace your window glazing bead. One of the most common is water leakage or glazing leaks. If you are facing this kind of problem and you wanted to replace the glazing bead yourself, the below information can surely help.
How To Replace Snap-in Glazing Beads – Step By Step
1) To remove the old bead, you can use a putty knife. Carefully stick it into the bead next to aluminum frame and push the bead away from it.
2) Once you pulled one end of it, you can easily pull the rest.
3) To put the new bead, trim the bead to the size that is just enough to fit in. Lay it on the glass and gently push it, using putty knife, back to the space between the glass and the frame.
The bead is self-sealing, meaning; if you trimmed and installed it correctly it will give an air tight seal.
Don’t use any sealant. Just in case you need to replace it again, it will be easier for you to pull it out.
Rubber bead usually comes in a big roll so just buy the necessary amount you need.
Here’s a good video that can also help you out in terms of replacing your window glazing bead.
If you are not sure that you can do the replacement correctly, it’s best to seek professional help. ParkerWindowScreens.Com is always ready to help.