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Your storm window is undoubtably too sealed up to exhaust the vater vapor between the storm and the inside picture window. The inside window (a ...
I don't quite understand the question. Are any of these cracks on the window, or is drywall cracks only?
Pretty much any sash lock that you can buy at the local hardware store will work on a Curtis Silentite window, and conversely the Curtis double hun...
I'm not sure if I understand the question. If you already have wood framing in place, usuallly windows are installed between and attached to the s...
Actually modern locksets have a 2-1/8" diameter hole, not 2-3/8". The distance from the edge of the door to the center of the hole is either 2-3/8...
Well spoken Oberon. Sometimes it doesn't even occur to people in the industry that restoring windows is a viable option. RESTORE YOUR WINDOWS I...
Hi Sandra You asked the same question in 2 different posts. My reply is posted at the other one at http://www.bobvila.com/BBS/Welcome_back_S...
Both options you're considering have pretty good STC ratings. You're headed in the right direction. Too bad one doesn't publish OITC ratings; as ...
I agree that it's really impossible to say which window is the "best" window. They all have their advantages and disadvantages, and even a cheap w...
Different manufactures define right hand and left hand in different ways, so you'll need to check with the manufacturer or their website. Many man...
Like the previous message stated some demolition will be required to discover the extent of the problem. If the sashes are bowed as you stated the...
Where is the air coming in? Is it between the sash and the frame, or is it between the frame and the stud rough opening? Also, are they casemen...
There are LOTS of wood windows that you don't have to stain yourself. Were you planning on having them installed? If so then just about any contr...
I'm going to throw a lot of statistics at you to address condensation on your windows. Keep in mind that these stats are based on a worst-case scen...
If you buy the door only (not prehung in a door frame), you wouldn't need to swap out the sidelites. However, if you buy a prehung door, you would...
A plain wood storm would run about $75, a plain wood screen about $65, or a wood storm/screen combination window about $95. However, every size is...
Laminated insulating glass, which almost every window manufacturer has available, is excellent at significantly reducing sound. Here's a message I...
Your information is wrong. Renewal is NOT a wood window. That may make your choice more clear, depending on what you want.