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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-28-2008, 06:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 8,259
Posted By John7447
Full replacement means new inside casing and...

Full replacement means new inside casing and outside casing,this is not an easy install.Replacement window a little easier but still new inside and outside
stops....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-24-2008, 01:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,807
Posted By John7447
Masonite has no asbestos.Mold is the new...

Masonite has no asbestos.Mold is the new asbestos.Slap and dab contractors
going the cheap and quick go over are creating more problems.Mold spore counts on air tested in homes will become...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-20-2008, 06:28 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 4,807
Posted By John7447
It is best to always strip old siding even more...

It is best to always strip old siding even more so when siding is in bad shape.It sounds like you have Masonite siding going over it will cerate a mold problem....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 07-14-2008, 07:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 29,008
Posted By John7447
If the frost and ice is on the inside glass...

If the frost and ice is on the inside glass probably not low-e glass,if you have the money vinyl window with low e glass and argon gas.Replacement...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-30-2008, 06:29 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,560
Posted By John7447
Sounds right for Marvin.InspectorD is right some...

Sounds right for Marvin.InspectorD is right some lumber yards have truck load
pricing,you can wait up to 6-8 weeks.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-30-2008, 06:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,264
Posted By John7447
Andersen has a ten year warranty on frame,20 on...

Andersen has a ten year warranty on frame,20 on glass.So really a ten year
warranty.The wood under the vinyl is finger jointed junk.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 06-18-2008, 05:47 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,999
Posted By John7447
I find Tyvek to be worth the little extra cost. ...

I find Tyvek to be worth the little extra cost.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-15-2008, 07:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 2,668
Posted By John7447
Replacement windows add value.People know they...

Replacement windows add value.People know they save on heating and cooling cost plus easy to clean.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-09-2008, 07:11 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,424
Posted By John7447
Don't know about auto paint.Latex paint exterior...

Don't know about auto paint.Latex paint exterior ,is recommended by" thermo tru"
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 06-09-2008, 07:15 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,660
Posted By John7447
Are these aluminum widows?If so the frames might...

Are these aluminum widows?If so the frames might be cracked ,I have seen this on many sliding windows aluminum and vinyl.I agree with Inspector you need an expert to look at it....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 06-09-2008, 06:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 7,939
Posted By John7447
You could sheet rock the walls,first install...

You could sheet rock the walls,first install vapor barrier then sheet rock.
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 06-08-2008, 07:46 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,740
Posted By John7447
Only a little bit new storm windows will be clear...

Only a little bit new storm windows will be clear glass your old storms I am sure have ground in dirt in the old sheet glass that wont wash off.New storm
windows will operate better....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 06-07-2008, 07:34 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,257
Posted By John7447
If you are a" do it your self" home owner the...

If you are a" do it your self" home owner the materials maybe twice the cost of the cheapest vinyl siding but not a good grade.If you hire someone for this job the cost should be about 35% more, not...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-06-2008, 03:04 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 978
Posted By John7447
replacement windows Blog

Information on replacement windows, sliding glass doors and patio doors.replacement windows (http://www.ushomewindows.com/blog/)blog
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-06-2008, 11:32 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,497
Posted By John7447
replacement windows and your health

Multiple chemical sensitivity, environmental allergies, and asthma are all being diagnosed with increasing regularity.Replacement windows can play a role in how individuals who suffer with these...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-06-2008, 11:14 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 9,326
Posted By John7447
what do I do with my old storm windows

Now I Have Home Replacement Windows (http://www.ushomewindows.com/blog/): What Do I Do With My Storm Windows?

After having vinyl home replacement windows, fiberglass home replacement windows or...
DIY Home Repair Forum: General Home Improvement Discussion 06-06-2008, 08:38 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 3,403
Posted By John7447
patio doors and security

Patio doors (http://www.ushomewindows.com/blog/), sliding glass doors, and French doors are attractive additions to any home: they offer beauty, grace, elegance, easy access to the outdoors, and, if...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 05-20-2008, 03:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,257
Posted By John7447
Hollow vinyl siding installed over fan fold...

Hollow vinyl siding installed over fan fold insulation has an R value of 1.Most installers still using this out dated vinyl siding just nail fan fold insulation over old siding and install hollow...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 05-18-2008, 04:16 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 5,257
Posted By John7447
solid core vinyl siding saves energy

Anybody looking to reside there home should look into solid core siding some have an R value of 5.It also will hold up to high winds we have been installing it for over 8 years holds up better then...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 05-18-2008, 09:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,740
Posted By John7447
Storm windows will do little if any help on...

Storm windows will do little if any help on radiant heat loss ,tests show aluminum storms pull heat out of your house.They were invented in the 1960s
when heating oil was 10 cents a gallon,they were...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-30-2008, 06:41 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,742
Posted By John7447
I like fiberglass it won't dent or rust like...

I like fiberglass it won't dent or rust like steel or swell like wood.About 90% of the doors we install are fiberglass we have found them to hold up well....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-21-2008, 04:22 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 20,502
Posted By John7447
Triple pane is worth the price, with the price of...

Triple pane is worth the price, with the price of heating and cooling going up and up.
Marvin makes very good windows,I dont like the Marvin tilt pack that comes in a pizza box, or any that use that...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-21-2008, 03:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 6,982
Posted By John7447
Andersen doors are sold at whats called truck...

Andersen doors are sold at whats called truck load prices means longer lead
time 4to6 weeks.The french wood slider is there best.There are sliding doors with a higher d.p rating but in...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Green Energy and Sustenance Living 04-20-2008, 03:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,740
Posted By John7447
replacement windows save energy

I feel new windows are one of the best ways to save on heating and cooling
bills.Over 60 percent of our customers select triple pane over double pane....
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-20-2008, 03:03 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,073
Posted By John7447
It sounds like a good price I would save up and...

It sounds like a good price I would save up and go new
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