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by BayCityWindows
Thu Dec 27, 2007 4:10 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Buy Windows from US
Replies: 8
Views: 1884

Buy Windows from US

A Note From the Board Moderator; This is a very good example of how not to behave on a community board such as this one. Whats really incredible is this person has posted here on and off for quite some time now. All of a sudden, this post appears. We must conclude business is so bad, and things are...
by BayCityWindows
Thu Aug 04, 2005 8:15 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: What's the deal with 100%virgin vinyl myth?Everyonetakealook
Replies: 8
Views: 5585

you don't want virgin vinyl

Virgin vinyl is the term applied to vinyl that is extruded for the first time. Regrind is the term given to vinyl that has been extruded, then the parts are ground up into small "pellets" and can be re-extruded. The implication is that "virgin vinyl" is purer or superior to reground vinyl. As a ther...
by BayCityWindows
Wed Aug 03, 2005 10:10 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: leaking Milgard replacement windows
Replies: 21
Views: 11839

10 year warranty

Bay City Windows offers a 10 year labor warranty,

its not "Milgard" dealers,

it's "shady" dealers who don't offer a 10 year labor warranty.
by BayCityWindows
Wed Jul 06, 2005 9:09 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: leaking Milgard replacement windows
Replies: 21
Views: 11839

Read Steves post

If you need more proof, re-read his post, his windows are leaking, he is LUCKY to find out before he is infested with termites and dry-rot.
by BayCityWindows
Wed Jul 06, 2005 9:07 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: leaking Milgard replacement windows
Replies: 21
Views: 11839

yup

Wheew! Glad I'm not one of your victims. We install according AAMA standards for a RETROFIT installation. http://www.installationmastersusa.com/Certified.htm We fix those types of installation quite often. There are good reasons for installation standards. If you measure correctly, the new retrofit ...
by BayCityWindows
Tue Jul 05, 2005 8:37 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: $8,900 for eight windows?!
Replies: 9
Views: 6110

nuts...

yes,

$4797 8 windows IWC, retrofit, installed
by BayCityWindows
Tue Jul 05, 2005 8:26 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: leaking Milgard replacement windows
Replies: 21
Views: 11839

leaking....pulling frames.....

Yes Pulling the frame for a "retrofit" installation will leak eventually, sometimes immediately. To install in stucco without pulling the frames, is called "RETROFIT" it means that the "moisture barrier" and window frame remain intact, the new windows simply slide in over the old frame, but MUST be ...
by BayCityWindows
Tue Jul 05, 2005 8:10 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Pushy sales, but is this a good deal?
Replies: 28
Views: 11120

Yes they can grumble about improper installation

When it comes time to check the warranty you will probably be 5 - 7 years down the line, you will then be dealing with the manufacture, they can and will check for improper installation, because its a limitation in their warranty, if it is not installed according to their specs, you will be responsi...
by BayCityWindows
Tue Jul 05, 2005 7:59 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Help me cut through the BS - please!
Replies: 24
Views: 14198

Wow, is she really in the Business?

Scary to think of all the uneducated "experts" giving out advice to people who actually own homes. The thing people need to learn, is how to learn it themselves. Unfortunately, contractors and manufactures are very sneaky when it comes to covering up their mistakes. You HAVE to be a detective or kno...
by BayCityWindows
Thu May 19, 2005 2:49 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: How to tell if your dealing with a reputable contractor....
Replies: 0
Views: 2221

How to tell if your dealing with a reputable contractor....

One of the most important things to learn as a homeowner is how to look up a potential contractor and more importantly to trace back through name changes etc... There are several things to look for when checking out a license or company. On the contractors license board website, there some links th...