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    Re: Mixing moldings?

    THanks for passing along that supplier. It was interesting to check out their website. The problem is I would like to do a high end reno but I have a low end budget, so I will probably not be able...
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    Re: Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    Phil, what are the "reveal dimensions'? Is that the actual size of the glass in the windows? How exactly do you maintain it when you are dealing with a stepped jamb? If it entails custom building...
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    Re: Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    And shouldn't our architect have picked up on this?!! Even when I called her to come and see how weird the replacement windows look she didn't figure out that it was a "stepped jamb" and thought the...
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    Re: Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    Yes, I wondered about that yellow foam spray. Is that supposed to be invisible? As you can tell from my questions I am pretty clueless about this stuff, and I figured they were going to clean it up...
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    Re: Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    Thanks to all for the comments/suggestions.

    Well, the contractor now understands that I am not happy with the current replacement windows and willing to pay to redo them. I just want to be sure...
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    Re: Mixing moldings?

    THanks for your ideas, Casey and jkirk. Tomorrow I am going to visit Smoots lumber, which is the big lumber warehouse in these parts, and will see what they can do for me...I like the idea of...
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    Mixing moldings?

    In our renovated second floor, not all the new doorframes can accommodate moldings as wide as our original 4.5" moldings. In some cases, there is room on one side of the door, but not the other for...
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    Re: Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    That is a really interesting photo, and it looks a lot like my old windows did, right down to the trim!

    Anyway, thank you to Jack for offering to post photos for me. Greatly appreciate it and I...
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    Re: Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    Thanks, Casey. I'm feeling a bit foolish here because I can't seem to view the photo altho I can see the photo icon. Is there something I need to do to view it? Also, I have 5-6 photos but cn't...
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    Re: Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    Thank you all for so many helpful replies and for taking an interest in my problem. I had never heard of a stepped jamb so now I can at least do some research on that!! I am a new poster and the...
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    Managing an uneven window rough opening?

    I live in an 1889 brick rowhouse in Capitol Hill (Washington DC). As part of a large renovation, we had our front windows replaced with Jeld Wen aluminum-clad wood, double hung, two by two windows. ...
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