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  • Posted in thread: Replacing a window with a patio door, concerns? on 10-10-2012 at 11:41 AM
    You want to remove the trim on the window to confirm the rough opening. The header width is not
    easily changed.You also want to make sure the height of the new door will fit. Many doors have
    a high si...

  • Posted in thread: Interior door problem. on 10-10-2012 at 11:23 AM
    Because of settling issues, many of my interior doors do not close perfectly as when they were
    new. They are not "square" is the best way to put it. The difference between the door and the
    frame is di...

  • Posted in thread: Add'l storm windows for Andersen on 10-10-2012 at 10:24 AM
    I have, almost exclusively, insulated, double pain Andersen tilt windows. Is there an insert
    like the screen insert that is glass to increase winter efficiency or could one be custom
    made?? I'm sure I...

  • Posted in thread: window won't stay up on 09-24-2011 at 06:43 AM
    The windows have balances, one on each side of the window sash to counterbalance the sashes
    weight. One or both of yours broke.Before you remove the sash, be sure you have a source for
    the replacement...

  • Posted in thread: Is the site having problems? on 09-23-2011 at 10:15 AM
    Does this site have a spam reporting device to curb posts like devis's?

  • Posted in thread: Building a wall pantry beside existing cabinets on 09-23-2011 at 07:14 AM
    The only thing you need to match the current cabinets are the doors. Build the carcass and the
    faceframe and order the doors from the manufacturer.

  • Posted in thread: Master Bath or Separate Bath? on 10-13-2010 at 01:24 PM
    To add resale, you would need a bath for the two bedrooms and a masterbath. To have 2 bedrooms
    upstairs and no bathroom associated with them would not make sense.Ron

  • Posted in thread: Framing water damage on 09-23-2006 at 07:11 AM
    As stated previously, check the sill plate for damage. Sequence for repair:1. Replace rotted
    sill.2. Cut out damaged wood and fill in with new wood. Do not take out whole stud. Support
    wall as needed3...