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09-19-19, 10:46 AM
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Posted By Valbressi

Always? My whole life's been a lie!

Always?
My whole life's been a lie!
09-19-19, 10:41 AM
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Posted By Valbressi

Thanks for the reply, XSleeper! I took some...

Thanks for the reply, XSleeper!
I took some windows out to be replaced, so what you're looking at is indeed a single-pane window that I placed on the outside track while the thermal ones get...
09-19-19, 09:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 583
Posted By Valbressi

Gap under windows in outside track

Hi, all!
Could really use some help. Been searching for hours and even asked a window cleaner. We're stumped. I have sliding aluminum windows. 2 windows side-by-side on the outside track and 2...
04-29-19, 04:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

OK, so after weighing my options on cutting the...

OK, so after weighing my options on cutting the cement stucco, I opted to buy a Dremel Ultra Saw kit because one of the kits includes a vacuum attachment and a diamond disc. I assumed this would...
04-24-19, 04:28 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

Hi! Yes, I was actually thinking of drilling...

Hi! Yes, I was actually thinking of drilling every 5" and angling the drill bit side-to-side to spray. As you said, I won't be able to tell what I'm doing. To be honest, I'm the type to tear things...
04-24-19, 12:18 PM
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Posted By Valbressi

Just thought of it...I may buy a diamond jigsaw...

Just thought of it...I may buy a diamond jigsaw blade. Hmmm...
04-24-19, 12:02 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

XSleeper, thank you VERY much for your insight...

XSleeper, thank you VERY much for your insight and advice! You've given me a lot to think about and have pointed me in the right direction. I dislike using the sawzall when I don't know what's...
04-23-19, 06:22 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

There you have it. Plaster is applied AFTER the...

There you have it. Plaster is applied AFTER the window. Explains why there is zero gap in most places. No, Xsleeper. I haven't cut anything back. Wondering if i should just caulk the very thin gaps...
04-23-19, 05:28 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

No gap at all. Should I make one or leave as-is??

No gap at all. Should I make one or leave as-is??
04-23-19, 05:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

I'm confused. Got home and removed the trim...

I'm confused. Got home and removed the trim around 2 more windows. There is little-to-no gap around the window frame. Was the window frame installed first and then the drywall/plaster later? At this...
04-23-19, 12:38 PM
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Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

I didn't think of acrylic calk behind the trim. ...

I didn't think of acrylic calk behind the trim. I use it all around the outside edges of the trim. Thanks for the advice, GregH.
Thanks, Marq1. I made sure to get low-expanding foam!
04-23-19, 09:54 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

Didn't think of the sawzall! Thanks for the...

Didn't think of the sawzall! Thanks for the advice. I guess I knew how I should proceed, just wanted someone to validate. The wife won't be happy but it'll be done right! Thanks, Xsleeper!

Wait,...
04-23-19, 09:24 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 653
Posted By Valbressi

Window insulating advice needed

Good day, all!
Hoping someone can help. I've removed the trim around my windows to better insulate against drafts. Currently, there is fiberglass insulation. I was going to leave the fiberglass...
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