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Posted in thread: Old wooden doors - how well insulated? on 10-25-2011 at 10:17 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 07:27 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
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
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
Posted in thread: Help!! damaged door jamb on 08-06-2007 at 10:06 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
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...