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    Re: And Fast Window Glazing Tips?

    Do it right!

    I would suggest hiring a handy man to do your windows if you don't want to. But, whatever you choose to do, you should worry about doing it right rather than doing it quickly. ...
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    Re: historical preservation vs. staying warm

    Agree with the previous poster about the efficency of the windows. And even if the windows do cause some heat loss, un-insulated walls will cause your house to feel colder than what it is and...
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    Re: Expanding foam for Weight Pockets

    30 windows, thats a lot. Ok, call an insulation spe******t, someone that specializes in the expanding foam. There is a certain formulation that can be poured into existing walls. When it expands,...
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    Re: replace pulleys in old double hung windows

    So, I went ahead and took a chance and pried a pulley out and it did in fact have a barb that was holding it in place. Luckily I did not damage the pulley (so can refinish it and replace), but I did...
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    Re: Refinish/repair interior window sill and jamb

    had the same problem, chose to refinish. First thing I did was disassemble the window, completely. I had to strip some old paint first, but once that was done, removed the pins in the in frame that...
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    Re: Old Wooden Storm Windows

    Why Replace? Old double hung windows with good storms can be almost as efficient as modern windows. Plus, keeping the old windows maintains the charm of the house.

    But, if your storms are in bad...
  7. Thread: Old Doors

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    Re: Old Doors

    Lots of places you can try to sell them. Craigs list ****** (www.craigslist.org). Local want adds sometimes work. Or, give it to a recycling company. Sometimes you can donate them to Habitat for...
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    replace pulleys in old double hung windows

    I am restoring/remodeling 1920's era American Four Square and have restored 6 out of 15 of the double hung windows and am in the process of restoring 2 others. These two have rusted pulleys. The...
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