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01-21-09, 07:26 PM
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Posted By Macattac

I think Bud's got the right idea - how well...

I think Bud's got the right idea - how well insulated is the seatboard? Bay windows (by design) are just begging for problems both above and below, but i think this is a case of a cold seat.

Is...
12-27-08, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,193
Posted By Macattac

What Gunguy says is accurate and you must go by...

What Gunguy says is accurate and you must go by it. Occassionately, an official will make an exception. I've seen it more than once in older cities in the northeast regarding apartment replacements....
12-23-08, 03:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,041
Posted By Macattac

It would help to know if you're doing this...

It would help to know if you're doing this replacement style or new construction.

If it's replacement style - no one is going to see (or CARE to see) any of the framing. Either way it's rarely a...
12-22-08, 05:44 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 16,886
Posted By Macattac

Yup! Condensation always appears along the bottom...

Yup! Condensation always appears along the bottom of the sash due to cold air sinking. It's not the windows so begin your humidity/ventilation hunt.
12-19-08, 03:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,212
Posted By Macattac

Did you try to Google the model number? I find...

Did you try to Google the model number? I find most everything that way.
11-12-08, 07:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,369
Posted By Macattac

You sound like you're sure it's not de-laminating...

You sound like you're sure it's not de-laminating right? And it's really about 1/4"??

If not, then to answer your question - i have never seen a bay/bow with joists, it is always a structual piece...
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Views: 1,705
Posted By Macattac

Good list by Bud. I would be very curious to know...

Good list by Bud. I would be very curious to know the basement temperature compared to the bedroom temp. I would think a reading first thing in the morning and again late afternoon early evening...
10-17-08, 02:15 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,326
Posted By Macattac

Getting at them from the side is impossible. The...

Getting at them from the side is impossible. The top/bottom are your only way to grab it.

I have a crappy drawing from a manufacturers book, that i can fax to you if you like. You can email me a...
10-14-08, 12:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,326
Posted By Macattac

o.k., it's hard for me to believe that air is...

o.k., it's hard for me to believe that air is getting through there like that because you will find that the joiner piece is "locked" into that channel on both inside and out. Furthermore if that...
10-12-08, 06:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 7,326
Posted By Macattac

It's a "zero degree joiner". Good Pics - #3 tells...

It's a "zero degree joiner". Good Pics - #3 tells it all.

The 2 Dh frames are butted together and the joiner is just wide enough to snap into the channel (of BOTH windows) that runs all the way...
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