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05-14-12, 06:54 AM
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new construction window

hi
can we use a vinyl window without a nail flange for new construction? i was told it can be done even if you cannot use a snap in flange. is the window fastened directy to stud? is anything put...
07-31-11, 11:21 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By taser

its actually the glass itself, not the wood. when...

its actually the glass itself, not the wood. when i say stain,. a slight clouding.
07-31-11, 11:01 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By taser

Help--stains on my windows

used spray nine to get some dirt off my andersen windows. spray nine looks like it may have stained some of my window..how will the stain from spray nine come out?
i am in maryland.
01-08-11, 10:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By taser

yeah,but no real structural reason? or any reason...

yeah,but no real structural reason? or any reason for water?
01-08-11, 08:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,534
Posted By taser

Window Stool question

other than looks, what purpose does or did a window stool serve?
01-03-11, 08:46 PM
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Views: 878
Posted By taser

no,this was built in the 1960's.

no,this was built in the 1960's.
01-03-11, 08:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 878
Posted By taser

Replacement window installation Question

when doing replacement windows; do yo guys flash the old window sill? i know one guy who uses aluminum. another guy does'nt and another guy uses some sort of other product,? what do you guys do with...
11-22-10, 05:46 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,180
Posted By taser

Weight Pockets in Window---Leave them in ???

when the cords are cut and the weights drop,does leaving the weights at the bottom of the cavity cause any harm if the new winows are installed and the weights left in the bottom of the cavity?
Can...
11-21-10, 07:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By taser

you caulk the inside corner of the exterior stop?...

you caulk the inside corner of the exterior stop?
with the wight poket cavity,is'nt that alot of foam? how many cans for each side? do you need to drill holes?
11-21-10, 06:31 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By taser

"I always put a bead along the inside of the...

"I always put a bead along the inside of the outside molding (does that make sense?)"

yes..but why is it necessary to put caulk there chandler? thats not an area where air can come in...?

also....
11-21-10, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By taser

last question: i noticed when doing an INTERIOR...

last question:
i noticed when doing an INTERIOR INSTALL,the interior stops are removed.obviously. i notice some guys apply caulking to the inside portion of the exterior stop and then place the...
11-21-10, 03:51 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,815
Posted By taser

Pan Flashing help please-replacement windows

i know products such as flex wrap are used for flashing a sill with new construction..i assume pan flashing means "flashing a sill"?
anyway,what about a replacement window where a window is placed...
02-18-10, 05:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,450
Posted By taser

Okna has been in business since 1993,a good...

Okna has been in business since 1993,a good amount of time. I have researched them and everyone i spoke to in the industry gives them very high marks. I saw it at a home show,looks like a very solid...
02-14-10, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,732
Posted By taser

Proud means not flush..so would window casing...

Proud means not flush..so would window casing qualify as Proud to the wall? how bout interior window moulding?
02-14-10, 05:29 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,732
Posted By taser

'Proud" -chandler, could you give an example?i...

'Proud" -chandler, could you give an example?i know you kiind of described it but i'm still confused.

Plumb just means you put a window into an opening 100% straight even if the opening itself is...
02-13-10, 09:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,732
Posted By taser

Please help with Window terminology

a bit confused. please explain what these terms mean and the difference between them. thank you

Proud--in construction terms. what does the term "proud" to the ...?

Plumb--
square?

i get...
10-12-09, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By taser

can fiberglass alow mositure in causing mold?...

can fiberglass alow mositure in causing mold? foam is better as a water barrier? does it allow water vapor to breath?
10-12-09, 02:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,220
Posted By taser

Foam or fiberglass insulation???

what is the advantage of using low expanding foam insulation rather than fiberglass insulation? is foam water resistant and fiberglass is'nt?
06-15-09, 08:12 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 721
Posted By taser

Help with staining please---

We are going to have oak casing installed around our windows and we want to stain them.
question, does casing need to be polyurethaned after staining?
what if we decide we want to change colors or...
03-27-09, 07:32 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By taser

i realize that ;however,are there area's that...

i realize that ;however,are there area's that will NOT require any ventilation?
03-27-09, 06:33 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 900
Posted By taser

important soffit question--HELP

we are siding our home and have a total of 8 sq of soffits; all are vented except 2 square..where is it important to have vented soffits and where do you not use vented?
i guess over a porch and a...
03-19-09, 07:18 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By taser

he quoted me 550 and 700(w/new header).. do...

he quoted me 550 and 700(w/new header).. do those prices seem high? there is no wood rot or anything else..pretty basic.
03-18-09, 05:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,016
Posted By taser

Entry Door Insallation QUESTION----

I have a 36x80 fron entry door that will be removed and replaced..also,the header needs to be raised a bit..to install the door and raise the header,we have a price of 700 . i had 3 contractors,all...
03-14-09, 04:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,840
Posted By taser

Bill, sorry for the confusion..if we have tyvek...

Bill,
sorry for the confusion..if we have tyvek in the openings already; we then caulk around the WHOLE perimiter or just the sides?
then we put MEMBRANE TAPE OVER THE nailing fins and also along...
03-14-09, 02:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,840
Posted By taser

Bill, first you put caulk around the...

Bill,
first you put caulk around the window(silicone) then install the the window
. then run the adhesive over the nail fin and lay on the top and bottom of window..???
should there also be tyvek...
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