What are window grilles?

What are window grilles?

Window grilles are narrow strips of wood, vinyl, or metal used to visually separate the glass of a window into “panes” or lites. They are purely aesthetic — not necessary for the structure of the window. When the lines the grilles create are purely horizontal and/or vertical, they are sometimes referred to as grids.

Can you add mullions to Windows?

Adding window grids to your existing windows is a quick, inexpensive, and easy way to update your home's look without having to install new windows. You can modify any type of window with grids, or mullions, whether it's double-hung, sliding, or casement, and made out of metal, vinyl, or wood.

Can window mullions be removed?

Glued vinyl grilles and grilles inside two panes of glass can't be removed. Many replacement windows use vinyl window grilles to provide the appearance of several panes of glass. ... However, some grilles are glued in and cannot be taken off without damaging the glass.

How do you replace a window grill?

Instructions

  1. Cut the Paint Film. ...
  2. Remove the Grille Frame Screws. ...
  3. Remove the Grill Frames and Glass Panel. ...
  4. Separate the Exterior Grille Frame. ...
  5. Clean the Glass. ...
  6. Prepare the New Grille Frame. ...
  7. Apply Caulk to the Exterior Grille Frame. ...
  8. Set the Glass Panel onto the Grille Frame.