This story shows you how to repair screen and storm windows.
Storm and screen windows made with wood frames may seem old-fashioned, but they can last many decades and seal effectively if properly maintained. To add weatherstripping that can make wood storms serious protection against cold-air infiltration.
Repair rotted wood with two-part epoxy filler. Missing or broken pieces of screen mold are easy to replace. You may not be able to find an exact match for old screen mold, but you can probably find a pretty close substitute.
1 or 2 hours to make most repairs
Hammer, tape measure, putty knife, tin snips, chisel, flat pry bar, drill, pliers, stapler
General carpentry skills
Remove and inspect storm sashes. Contact manufacturers for parts as needed.
Screening and glass as needed, exterior wood glue or polyurethane glue, dowels, finish nails