We purchased a house and the previous owner repaired some minor rotting damage to the exterior sills and casement by globbing on wood putty (and ba...
COMMUNITY FORUM: WINDOWS & DOORS
My husband and I have purchased a cabin in northern Wisconsin that was badly neglected (moisture, heat, cold, filth). We have cleaned it up but a c...
Hi:I'm in the process of selecting a maker of replacement windows. It's a decission between the following - Marvin, Pozzi, Semco, Caradco.Semco pri...
I live in a condo that has aluminum windows. Replacement is not an option due to the condo association. The windows sweat really bad. The previo...
I am having the exterior of my house painted. My contractor says it is his standard practice to paint the double-hung window tracks. Logically, t...
I want to find a pass through type window like the type you see in medical reception offices. Any help will be appreciated
I have windows that use a vinyl caulking strips rather than regular caulking. I cannot find out where I can find replacement strips? Any help wou...
My 7+ years old Genie door opener works perfectly fine except the light just started staying on. The only way to turn off the light is unplugging t...
I have to chose between Milgard or Windowmaster vinyl windows for my beach area building. Does anyone have any advice or opinion to share?
I first searched this forum but could not find a similar post. My problem is that my garage door is not closing flush to the cement (ie: Door tou...
My husband and I have purchased a home in northern Wisconsin. The house has a Schlage deadbolt on the kitchen door that holds a 9 volt battery. It ...
I am about to move into an apartment with a cracked thermopane window. The crack is on the inside and runs the length of the pane. Will this make a...
We are replacing our sliding patio door with French doors, but are having trouble deciding on which brand/type of door to get. Some of the brands ...
I am replacing casement windows on a 1910 mansion. The building has some historic value and the owner does nto wish to change the style of he wind...
Hi, I just bought a new house, (First Time), and there are a few doors that are dragging against the carpeting. I don't own a planer. And I was w...
Hi,Absolutely love the wavy glass with little bubbles in it that I have in the old double hung windows in my 1850's Victorian. Who knows when the w...
We are gutting and rebuilding a home in the SF Bay area. We've met with several contractors who recommend vinyl clad windows as opposed to wood wi...
Hi:I've been looking around at replacement windows and have visited several showrooms.One of the salesmen told me something that is making me think...
Am I crazy to do this? We can't afford wood windows in all of our house. We have 18 windows to replace and live in the Bay Area in CA....very exp...