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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 10-25-2011, 09:17 AM
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Views: 2,335
Posted By Tru_blue
I'm not sure if you're asking about the...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-16-2009, 06:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,586
Posted By Tru_blue
You could also check out Phantom Screens,...

You could also check out Phantom Screens, available through Lowes and many other places.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-03-2008, 11:39 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,485
Posted By Tru_blue
Wood windows

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-03-2008, 11:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 8,631
Posted By Tru_blue
Steel door

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 01-02-2008, 08:08 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,513
Posted By Tru_blue
Cost?

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 08-06-2007, 09:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,443
Posted By Tru_blue
Rehanging

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...
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