Cover window

Old 04-01-15, 11:51 AM
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Cover window

I have a window in an odd place and I would like to cover it, so I can gain wall space but From the outside the window will still be there.
Old 04-01-15, 01:00 PM
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Gabriela: Welcome to the forums. I moved your question into its own thread to increase visibility.
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Going to look like poop.
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What's on the outside for siding?
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Is the window recessed from the interior wall covering? About the only way to make it look right from the outside would be to cover the inside of the window with something dark.
Old 04-01-15, 02:30 PM
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I did this for a client who insisted on covering it rather than disturbing the siding on an older house. We installed a Tiffany type applique on the inside of the panes, then black (what we call) tar board cut to fit and caulked in place, then built out the remainder of the jamb extension with foam, then applied sheetrock over that. From the outside it looks like a dark room with a decorative finish. Bear in mind, too, we were dealing with a single pane window. Multiple pane windows may have heat problems with products being that close to the inside.

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