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evil242 replied to gratefulred's discussion Replacing windows in the group Duke City Fixer-Upper
"Thanks for the info, I always look forward to your insight on all things construction."
Apr 6, 2011
evil242 replied to gratefulred's discussion Replacing windows in the group Duke City Fixer-Upper
"Well if you open a casement to the the fully opened angle (for emergency exit), I think it could be safe to assume one doesn't care about the stress of the wind.    My point was you only need a small opening in a casement to get the…"
Apr 6, 2011
evil242 replied to gratefulred's discussion Replacing windows in the group Duke City Fixer-Upper
"As a DIY, I tore out the old casement windows, metal frame and all.  Most of these old houses in our area (RC/NobHill) with the metal casement windows have some amount of fudge factor for adding/taking away plaster and stucco.  But from…"
Apr 5, 2011
Jeanann replied to gratefulred's discussion Replacing windows in the group Duke City Fixer-Upper
"Another question I have--Some time in the long-ago past, the porch was enclosed with concrete blocks, to enlarge the living room. Two very wide sliding aluminum windows, each about 84" by 335 1/2" were put in, most of the length of…"
Apr 4, 2011
Jeanann replied to gratefulred's discussion Replacing windows in the group Duke City Fixer-Upper
"So, is it a truism that, when replacing casement windows in an older (1946) stucco home here, the metal frames should be removed and new windows built to fit the actual openings? What about things like settling of the house--can the new windows…"
Apr 4, 2011
evil242 replied to gratefulred's discussion Replacing windows in the group Duke City Fixer-Upper
"Those in the picture are Milgard's woodclad fiberglass. Depending on the neighborhood, I'd go with a higher end. Maybe not Pella, but something more mid range. I agree that one should stay away from any metal frame windows. Even though…"
Nov 29, 2010

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