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Old 04-02-2017, 02:13 AM  
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I'm still waiting to hear back from the Ply Gem manufacturers but I heard from Jeld-wen-- they said the windows can't be in direct continuous water spray from either outside or inside (so no spraying the windows with a garden hose to clean them). Since I plan to put a curtain over the window from the inside it shouldn't be an issue-- but I don't like the no hose thing-- is that normal for windows these days?

I wonder if Ply Gem has the same rules for their windows.


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I'm still waiting to hear back from the Ply Gem manufacturers but I heard from Jeld-wen-- they said the windows can't be in direct continuous water spray from either outside or inside (so no spraying the windows with a garden hose to clean them). Since I plan to put a curtain over the window from the inside it shouldn't be an issue-- but I don't like the no hose thing-- is that normal for windows these days?

I wonder if Ply Gem has the same rules for their windows.
I have never heard of that.


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Spraying with a garden hose is not considered "continuous". I think it means "do not install in Car Wash"
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Spraying with a garden hose is not considered "continuous". I think it means "do not install in Car Wash"
Except that the instructions/maintenance/care for the Jeld-wen specifically said not to spray the windows with a garden hose.

I get not pressure spraying them so they don't break, but they said that spraying with a hose would let water leak in to the walls.

Been too sick to call Ply Gem to ask them, but I don't recall seeing anything in their stuff about no hosing.


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