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  • Posted in thread: Yes I can!! Just tell me how... on 11-01-2008 at 12:44 AM
    There is a type of hardware that has a clip at the top that swivels out of the way. If you are
    lucky they used it. Check out johnson hardware for examples.

  • Posted in thread: milgard window lock on 11-01-2008 at 12:39 AM
    Their warranty service is pretty good. they would probably send you a new one if you call.

  • Posted in thread: Carpet Tiles in a home on 10-17-2008 at 10:49 PM
    You can check out legato carpet tiles. They have the padding attached and are not glued in.
    They look like traditional residential carpeting and are designed for high traffic areas prone
    to spotting o...

  • Posted in thread: Cheap Window Insulation?!? on 10-17-2008 at 09:31 PM
    3m used to make a shrink wrap for windows. You just press it up against the wall and shrink it
    with a hair dryer.

  • Posted in thread: What Paint for Entry Door/Sidelight on 10-08-2008 at 09:58 PM
    It is probably sticking because of swelling due to moisture absorbtion because the door edges
    haven't been painted yet. Pick a dry warm day to paint it (preferably when the door isn't

  • Posted in thread: What Paint for Entry Door/Sidelight on 10-07-2008 at 12:00 AM
    When you paint your door make sure you get all 6 sides (the bottom depending on the type of
    wheatherstripping. Also, most weather stripping around the door jamb can slide out easily for
    painting. Reme...

  • Posted in thread: I wanted to put new drywall on my bedroom walls but now I might have a problem on 10-06-2008 at 11:54 PM
    Was there water damage? It kind of looks like there were some watermarks. If so, I would tear
    it out and replace it. Just make sure you figure out where the water is coming from and fix
    that before yo...

  • Posted in thread: Question About Window Tinting on 10-06-2008 at 11:51 PM
    The gila frosting film works fairly well for privacy, as long as you are more than a few feet
    away they will only see a blurry dark shadow.

  • Posted in thread: hardwood floor lifting on 10-06-2008 at 11:49 PM
    check to see if there is an expansion gap under the baseboards as well. That extra room is
    meant to prevent/reduce buckling.

  • Posted in thread: Pella Vs. Anderson Patio French Doors on 09-29-2008 at 10:42 PM
    Many realtors will tout that a home has Anderson windows in the listing. They are not only one
    of the most attractive windows, but the quality is excellent considering all of the options
    that you can ...


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