I'm trying to replace the broken hinges on top-opening uPVC double glazed
unit. But some of the screws attaching them to the frame have rusted
through. I sprayed WD40 but I get no grip at all with my screwdriver. Is
there a way to remove the screws without causing damage to the frame? TIA.
Thanks for many helpful comments. I will try the more gentle method, though
standing on a ladder and my hand on an awkward angle it isn't easy to apply
BTW, what kind of screws do I use as replacements - brass, SS, galvanised?
As I live near the sea it doesn't take long for the rust to appear on
Diamond paste in oil, sold as "magic screwdriver grip". It's
A good screwdriver bit helps too. I have a Wiha with diamond-plated
faces that is handy for awkward ones. They don't last though, so don't
use it for "everyday".
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