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  • Posted in thread: Old wooden doors - how well insulated? on 10-25-2011 at 09:17 AM
    I'm not sure if you're asking about the insulating value of the door or just air infiltration,
    or both. I think what you're asking is should you bother making the door more airtight given
    that it's a ...

  • Posted in thread: Anyone have a retractable screen door? on 07-16-2009 at 06:27 AM
    You could also check out Phantom Screens, available through Lowes and many other places.

  • Posted in thread: Cost of new windows... on 02-04-2008 at 12:39 AM
    Several comments. First, there are three main ways to replace windows with new wood windows.
    One can replace the sashes only with new sashes and a pair of vinyl tracks. Like a previous
    poster mentione...

  • Posted in thread: Exterior steel door on 02-04-2008 at 12:00 AM
    Maybe I'm missing some info. A steel door is available through any mass merchandiser (Menards,
    Lowes, Home Depot, etc.) and any lumber yard. The most basic steel doors are either flush doors
    or six-pa...

  • Posted in thread: Casement-Pic-Casement on 01-02-2008 at 09:08 AM
    The question was originally posed more than 5 months ago, so it's presumably too late to help
    the person who originally asked the question. However, for future reference, a wood/clad window
    with those...

  • Posted in thread: Help!! damaged door jamb on 08-06-2007 at 09:06 PM
    I'd also use longer screws as my first choice. By using 3" screws as previously mentioned, the
    screws would anchor into the studs behind the door frame. It's interesting - usually it's the
    doorknob si...

  • Posted in thread: Best Windows? on 12-03-2006 at 11:27 PM
    Hi Vikeologist, you mentioned that you wanted to replace your old storm windows, but then
    mentioned "double hung vinyl windows." Your post and a few posts after yours then mentioned
    several brands tha...