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New windows going to have to wait til next year


Old 11-02-18, 09:03 PM
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New windows going to have to wait til next year

I don't have several grand to spend on windows so last season I put up the saran wrap plastic sheeting, seemed to work well.
Problem is, whenever the young nephew comes over there's no stopping the rubber balls from hitting the insulation sheets and causing them to come off the tape that keeps them against the window borders.
So rather than constantly re-taping the sheeting, what is the best solid solution to this that I can still see out of that will keep heat in?
Thus far large sheets of plexi glass are the only thing I can think of but not sure how well they act as insulators, I know the visibility isn't going to be great.
Anything else?
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Old 11-03-18, 12:23 AM
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Take the rubber balls away.
Old 11-03-18, 03:45 AM
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I suppose you could use plexiglass and plastic wrap on the windows but I agree with X - take away the balls, maybe replace them with a toy car or something.
Old 11-03-18, 04:06 AM
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Besides Plexi is expensive. If you buy the Plexi, may as well put that money to new windows.
Old 11-03-18, 05:18 AM
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Install the storm window film, much better than saran wrap but not as durable as plex but a hell of a lot cheaper.

Yea, take the toy away!

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Maybe some toys in the "nurf" line would be less of a problem.
Also, I suspect only a few are being bombarded by your nephew so some drapes in front of them and the rest are good.


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