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Old 08-23-08, 06:07 AM
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I own a home in Florida. It is cement block with the stucco applied to it. I have aluminum windows single pane and want to pu new windows in. I would use double pane vinyl windows. How do you remove the old windows and how do you hold the new ones in?
I was told by a man at a home center that I had to remove the cement from around the old window first ? Any help would appreciarted.
 
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Old 08-23-08, 06:24 AM
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The window opening is framed with PT lumber and then the windows are screwed to it. They should also have caulking sealing them to the framing. Mortar/stucco is often used to dress up the exterior. The interior is finished with either drywall or wood.
 
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