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    Re: Soundproof storm windows

    Inside storm windows are the way to go for both thermal and acoustic insulation in an old house.

    You will want to fabricate the windows out of 1/4" plexiglas.

    There are companies that sell...
  2. Re: Suggestions for unassembled kitchen cabinets?

    IKEA, IKEA, IKEA.

    They have some really nice designs and are reasonably priced.

    We renovated our kitchen with a full suite of their cabinets.
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    Re: Storm door in customer shape?

    A. Spruce,

    Thanks for the guidance.

    I got in touch with Arch Angle Doors and Windows.

    http://www.archangleohio.com/

    They put me in touch with a local distributor of their products and I...
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    Re: Glass Block for Basement Windows

    I actually embarked on this project, replacing an old, cracked basement window with a glass block unit.

    I bought a Pittsburgh-Corning window through Home Depot. It is approx 3 blocks high and 6...
  5. Re: Energy Efficient Renovated Windows

    Phil,

    Another alternative for you to consider would be inside storm windows.

    I faced a similar issue - a house built in 1870 with wooden windows and outside storms.

    I opted for inside storm...
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    Storm door in customer shape?

    My 1870 Second Empire house has entry doors in a custom shape: essentially a rectangle with a t****zoid on top.

    Given the skyrocketing price of home heating oil, I would like to tighten up the...
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