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Posted By CT_guy

Thanks Joe. Is Advantech an OSB? I couldn't find...

Thanks Joe. Is Advantech an OSB? I couldn't find any PT variety of it at Home Depot online.

Any thoughts on the validity of the Ground Contact rating on the CDX? It's going to be screwed down...
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I completely agree. The shed instructions called...

I completely agree. The shed instructions called for particular dimensions, and I intended to build it ~1/4" smaller all around for that very reason. But as I screwed everything together I ended up...
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I had thought about doing that, but I'm nervous...

I had thought about doing that, but I'm nervous about the caulk failing and water seeping in. Additionally, I can't angle the flash away from the shed/platform since it will be sitting on the...
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Posted By CT_guy

CDX plywood for shed platform?

I've got a plywood question for all you wood pros out there...I've built a wooden platform to hold one of those resin shed kits. I built the platform on-grade, digging small-ish holes in my yard and...
08-28-14, 08:42 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

Just to post some follow-up results...I ended up...

Just to post some follow-up results...I ended up successfully ordering a Pella replacement casement window from Lowes and just installed it. The install went smoothly, as well as replacement of the...
07-17-14, 04:39 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

Replacement casement window?

Hi all,

Is there a such thing as a replacement casement window? I have a old double hung window over my kitchen sink that is nearly impossible to open/close. I was hoping there is a casement...
07-10-14, 06:54 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

OK so the window finally came in, and tomorrow...

OK so the window finally came in, and tomorrow I'm going to try to put it in as described above. I also picked up the PVC brickmold, sill, and blindstop pieces.

Two last questions that have been...
07-07-14, 11:42 AM
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Posted By CT_guy

OK one more question (I really appreciate all of...

OK one more question (I really appreciate all of your help by the way).

I looked at the PVC brick molding at the big box stores, and they are all about 1/4" thicker than my current existing...
07-05-14, 09:59 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

Awesome, thanks again for your help! I'll give...

Awesome, thanks again for your help! I'll give it a whirl and post back after I try it out (after the windows come in).

One last question - any advice on using the PVC/Azek stuff? I plan on...
07-05-14, 08:30 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

Replacement windows installed from the outside; plus Azek trim?

OK so I worked on this (and some other windows) today, and the plot thickens. My original plan was to clad the exterior trim (brick molding and outside stop), and pop in the new vinyl windows from...
07-04-14, 09:57 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

My apologies - I think I'm using my terminology...

My apologies - I think I'm using my terminology all wrong (typical newbie mistake).

Yes, I had to remove all of the casing and jamb extensions to get to the stapled stop. What I meant to say in...
07-04-14, 09:04 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

Thanks XSleeper for the quick response! So...

Thanks XSleeper for the quick response!

So just to confirm, this is what I'll plan to do:
1. Carefully remove the stops and leave the rest of the casing (that the stops are currently stapled...
07-04-14, 06:28 PM
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Posted By CT_guy

Window - inside stop question

Hi all - first time poster here. I've learned so much on this website and thank you all. Here's my specific question:

I'm in the process of removing all of my old wooden double-hung windows (and...
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