tough Question---measuring window

Old 01-30-09, 04:54 AM
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tough Question---measuring window

got a question. when measuring for replacement windows;; what if the home already has older vinyl replacements in them and obviously cannot get the rough opening as you could with original wood. do you measure from stop to stop for the width and from stop to bottom of stool for the height? do you add and inch or so to the width to compensate for the fact that you are not getting a rough?

Old 01-30-09, 10:21 AM
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Someone else may have a better answer, but I'd pull the interior trim off to find the original opening and measure that.
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Pull the interior trim and take measurements at three places, top, middle and bottom. Also take your height measurements at three places, left, middle and right. Write them down and measure every window.

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