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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 02-16-2012, 11:19 AM
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Posted By liderbug
Sorry for the delay - project over and on to...

Sorry for the delay - project over and on to other things. Someone asked about sealing corners - on 3 I didn't - when I got to the corner I cut a V in the strip 75% cut 25% untouched. Makes for a...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 05-10-2011, 07:29 PM
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Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
Next project

Well the above works - unless the glass is etched. :( Seems the kitchen slider (4x6) fogging was 10% fog, 90% etch. Wonder what's in the air.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Cleaning 05-08-2011, 09:24 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,606
Posted By liderbug
Central Vacuum update

Our house has a central vac system - older - ie: no low voltage to the hose connectors. Would it be possible to update the system? The can & motor are good, the plumbing is good. The power head is...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-02-2011, 11:49 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,181
Posted By liderbug
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DIY Home Repair Forum: Bricks, Masonry and Concrete 05-02-2011, 11:46 AM
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Views: 2,181
Posted By liderbug
How to level steps

I've got 2 steps from the front sidewalk to the deck. It's not bad enough to be unsafe - just could look better and not bad enough to replace. Suggestion on how to jack it up. Thanks.

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DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-27-2011, 08:36 PM
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Posted By liderbug
Sorry about that :o - $15 10cf tank - party store...

Sorry about that :o - $15 10cf tank - party store - I sealed the window first then using a couple of ink needles (wife's ink jet refill kit) - stood the window up - one in the bottom, one in the top...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-27-2011, 12:23 PM
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Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
89% done

I've included 5 images in this post - assuming they display in order - #1 is The Project, our dinning room bay window. Pls take note of all the white **** in the image on April 27th. *^@*^&!$#. The...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-17-2011, 11:34 AM
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Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
Moving along - 5 done with #6 ready for...

Moving along - 5 done with #6 ready for reassembly. And I've found the leak(s) - on 4 of the 6 windows so far - 1 whole seam was not attached to the glass on 1 edge - I can stand the window up on...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-13-2011, 01:53 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
Update on project - all 10 of my windows have a...

Update on project - all 10 of my windows have a permanent fog. (well only 7 now). My MO is to cut the spacer at one corner with my saber saw (verrrry carefully) cut about a 2-3 inch slot down the...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-11-2011, 08:17 AM
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Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
The best quote I was able to get was $75 per...

The best quote I was able to get was $75 per window (not-installed) and there are 10 panes. I (we) are retired and living on SS. Could we go for sitting in a lawn chair watching someone else do it?...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-10-2011, 02:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
Project under way - my replacement (non-perm)...

Project under way - my replacement (non-perm) window is built and in place - what da L is the stuff they used to caulk the window into the frame? Or maybe because it's 40 yrs old. Anyway first one...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-07-2011, 11:30 AM
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Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
I've been thinking about what gas to use in a...

I've been thinking about what gas to use in a double pane and seems to me that it really doesn't mater what is used (within reason) as long as it's dry. And the dryer the better. I'm thinking - I've...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Windows and Doors 04-04-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 167,288
Posted By liderbug
We have a bay window, 5 sections, 2 windows per...

We have a bay window, 5 sections, 2 windows per section - ea 22x28. Quote: "Sure, we'll remove the whole unit and replace it with $4,000 worth of new ....". We're both retired and ... well... ain't...
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