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10-20-13, 12:16 PM
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Posted By krypton

This thread is a bit old and just stumbled upon...

This thread is a bit old and just stumbled upon it while doing research. There is absolutely no way in hell you could buy an HMI entry door for 1400 bucks, thats not even cost. Its much more. No...
07-24-13, 08:44 AM
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Views: 5,879
Posted By krypton

This is an old thread but i will chime in....

This is an old thread but i will chime in. Slocomb make a solid window, at least the 477 series and 177 are solid.
Slocomb does not use Heat Mirror.
Other high quality brands are Okna, Soft Lite,...
08-28-11, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,747
Posted By krypton

First off, consumer reports is not reliable at...

First off, consumer reports is not reliable at all for windows . they only review companies that are sold at supply houses or retail centers. That doesn't include higher end windows like Okna ,...
02-17-10, 04:48 PM
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Posted By krypton

Okna makes one of the best windows available...

Okna makes one of the best windows available today,also great performance numbers. very high quality;engineered very well. It will be more expensive than your building supply windows but its worth...
04-01-09, 05:42 AM
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Views: 1,427
Posted By krypton

vinyl siding over concrete/stucco ????

when siding over a home that is concrete or stucco ,the use of 1x3's (furring strips) are obviously needed. my question is what to do between the gaps of the strips? i would imagine most guys fill...
03-24-09, 10:42 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,017
Posted By krypton

most guys will charge about 650 for a single...

most guys will charge about 650 for a single entry door install.and tack on 100 to 150 for a header.
for a storm door, 175-225.
03-24-09, 10:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 11,669
Posted By krypton

first off, Ellison is a builders grade window....

first off, Ellison is a builders grade window. not real good.
next,many window manufacturers offer brown or colored exteriors. i know mine does. where are you located?
01-29-09, 05:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 944
Posted By krypton

I am in the window business and can tell you that...

I am in the window business and can tell you that a good window will ALWAYS have argon. however,just because you have 2 windows both with loE and both with argon ,that does not mean they are equal or...
01-24-09, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 11,747
Posted By krypton

that is NOT theu-factor. its a center of glass...

that is NOT theu-factor. its a center of glass u-factor. i can name about 5 window companies that have better pverall u-factors than alside. OKNA being one of them.
11-29-08, 12:22 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 974
Posted By krypton

you can throw in some interior stops around the...

you can throw in some interior stops around the window and then install some casing(window trim).
11-28-08, 05:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 4,216
Posted By krypton

when you frame out a new opening and get a new...

when you frame out a new opening and get a new construction window,the new window comes with a jamb frame(pine,which goes over the 2 x 4's in the opening. if ten years later i want a replacement...
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