09:23AM | 03/24/03
Member Since: 03/23/03
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I currently have aluminum clad single-pane (inefficient) windows. I am considering a change to vinyl replacements. I have a brick exterior with drywall interior up to aluminum frame.

Q1: How do I remove the existing frame without removing brick and/or drywall? There are no visible screws or nails, leading me to believe that it was installed with some sort of fin.

Q2: Are there double-paned replacements (or something) that would not require the removal of the existing frames?

Q3: What kind of window can be mounted on the exterior of my existing windows to increase their efficiency, rather than ripping out the existing frames?




02:43PM | 07/22/07
Member Since: 07/21/07
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I.m in the same predicament and yes there is a fin behind the brick face which i'm going to take a saw saw and cut out. Is this the right approach to take.


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