A water-based stripper should do the trick. It works by penetrating the paint and reacting somehow to expand its volume once it has soaked through...
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Hi Sandra Here's some answers for you. As to which manufacturers offer laminated glass, pretty much none offer it as standard, although all of ...
Try www.bigbluewindow.com You can order from them online. Their slogan is "any grille design, any window, anywhere."
Rounded interior trim can be made or ordered at virtually any millwork company. It is made in literally hundreds of profiles and sizes, but there ...
Hi Angel, the same question was asked and answered just 4 days earlier at this forum. The answers are posted at http://www.bobvila.com/BBS/sound_re...
The ability of a window to reduce outside noise is commonly rated in 2 ways - either via its Sound Transmission Class (STC) or via the Outdoor-Indo...
John, the main window types out there are wood, clad/wood, vinyl, fiberglass, and metal. You indicated you would like vinyl windows but in a non-w...
Most of the 80 yr old bungalows I've seen have inswing windows on the sides of fireplaces, not outswing. If they are inswing, there are lots of co...
I'm assuming you mean SWINGING French 5' patio doors and not SLIDING French 5' patio doors. There are two common rough opening widths: 5'0" or 5'...
If you need to make the opening taller, use a reciprocating saw and cut out part of the header. The wood header is on the top of the rough opening...
A few qualifying questions: 1. What do you have for screens? Nothing, half screens, full screens, or storm/screen combinations? 2. Are your wind...
There are two possible questions you may be asking; I'm not sure which one. First, you may be asking what to fill in the 4" gap with between the f...
It would be a rather lengthy explanation to translate all the codes and abbreviations. Those definitions are explained at AAMA's site at http://ww...
The H-Window is a rather unique window. Although they make casements, doors, and fixed windows, their main product is an awning window (hinged on ...
Having been in the window business for 28 years, I've accumulated all sorts of statistics over the years. The following are roomside glass tempera...
Another way to try to discern if your glass has Low E and Argon gas in it is to buy a $49 infrared thermometer. I got one from RadioShack. It mea...
I don't have a recommendation on where to get window quilts (check your yellow pages?). However, I do have a related issue to mention. Window qui...
You are correct that the top of the windows (regardless of their height) are normally aligned with the top of the doors in a home. Doors are usual...