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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-28-2013, 04:18 PM
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Views: 635
Posted By missdoc77
Something fairly simple is my goal. Obviously...

Something fairly simple is my goal. Obviously ANYTHING will be an improvement! After picking away some of the cracked sheetrock mud and texture layer, it looks like the sheetrock itself is not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-28-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By missdoc77
Oops, pic didn't work - trying again.

Oops, pic didn't work - trying again.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 09-28-2013, 09:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By missdoc77
Install window sill where none exist?

My house was built in 1984 there are no window sills! On the interior of the house the window openings are finished with sheetrock all the way around so there's technically a sheetrock sill I...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-26-2013, 12:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By missdoc77
Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. The...

Thanks for the suggestions, everyone. The damaged areas are not extensive. What kind of compound would be used for patching, kok328??
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 04-26-2013, 07:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 581
Posted By missdoc77
Old siding repair questions

My house was built in 1984 and has it's original siding, which I think is called "pressed board"??? I'm not sure. It looks like lap siding but its a simulated look to some extent. What looks like...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-25-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,853
Posted By missdoc77
A couple of you have kept missing the fact that...

A couple of you have kept missing the fact that I'm NOT paying $13000 for these windows! LOL Good grief, no. That's what they said RETAIL would've been. It's only going to be about $6000.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-24-2012, 12:22 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,853
Posted By missdoc77
Thanks, everybody, for your suggestions. I had a...

Thanks, everybody, for your suggestions. I had a long talk with the founder and CEO of the company - and who did my quote for the Wincore windows. I have a better understanding of the value of the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-23-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,853
Posted By missdoc77
Ok, another question... our house is old (1984)...

Ok, another question... our house is old (1984) and the siding is bad in some places around a couple windows - water damage, but the source of the water leak has been remedied. Anyway, I am...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-22-2012, 06:36 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,853
Posted By missdoc77
My "promotional" estimate came in at about $680...

My "promotional" estimate came in at about $680 per window as I mentioned in the 1st paragraph. This is supposedly 60% off their retail cost. Without going through more estimates just yet... I want...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-22-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,853
Posted By missdoc77
I guess I should point out that I do realize the...

I guess I should point out that I do realize the Low-E, dual Low-E and Low-E366 are simply different amounts of UV and thermal protection... someone correct me if I'm wrong. I listed all of them in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-22-2012, 11:24 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,853
Posted By missdoc77
Wincore replacement windows

I'm hoping to get some opinions from anyone who has chosen to use Wincore 5400 vinyl windows. I have the opportunity to replace my very old single-pane windows with Wincore. I'm curious about how...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-25-2011, 07:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,883
Posted By missdoc77
Thank you, old dog and inspector!!! Finally some...

Thank you, old dog and inspector!!! Finally some reasonable answers that don't treat ME like a child! I may be a girl but I'm a very capable one and have already done a lot of home improvement...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-24-2011, 10:14 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,883
Posted By missdoc77
Ok, I'm gonna pretend that you're joking. Google...

Ok, I'm gonna pretend that you're joking. Google is the 1st place I visited. I did not find the answers to the questions I KEEP asking here... please, if you don't have a constructive and/or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-20-2011, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,883
Posted By missdoc77
I appreciate the input so far but was really...

I appreciate the input so far but was really hoping to get answers to my actual questions. I thought that's what this forum was for. I've received quotes and as detailed as they come... they don't...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-19-2011, 11:58 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,883
Posted By missdoc77
The furnace and a/c people want to sell me their...

The furnace and a/c people want to sell me their product and services, not give out advice on how to do any of it myself... so I was hoping to get some unbiased opinion/advice through a forum such as...
DIY Home Repair Forum: HVAC 05-17-2011, 12:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,883
Posted By missdoc77
Need ductwork replacement advice.

Our current ductwork (all in the attic) is probably as old as our house, built in 1984. The plenum is metal and the rest is insulated flex that leaks. We attempted to tape/seal everything seveal...
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