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How to Replace a Rotted Windowsill | This Old House

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Published on Jun 1, 2014

This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shares some tricks-of-the-trade for installing a new, long-lasting windowsill. (See below for tools and a shopping list.)
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- Minimal-expansion foam [https://amzn.to/2I5sBA6], for filling void below sill
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