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by Ericjeeper
Mon Feb 04, 2013 12:50 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: patio doors
Replies: 7
Views: 2931

Re: patio doors

Typically a French style door is taller than a sliding patio door. Atrium doors on the other hand are usually 79.5 high. So you might have to pay a cut down fee when choosing a French door over a slider or Atrium.
by Ericjeeper
Tue Jun 15, 2010 9:19 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Replacement window dilemma
Replies: 5
Views: 1288

Re: Replacement window dilemma

If you are planning on using "replacement"type windows there will be a gap outside anyhow.So capping is pretty much a given.
by Ericjeeper
Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:53 pm
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Is this a good price?
Replies: 5
Views: 3196

Re: Is this a good price?

Is that installed?? I'm not a fan of the product, but that price is ridiculously low... So low that I would only do that deal if you are not worried about the installer being around to service the product in the future. At that price it's a pretty sure bet the installer won't be around in the futur...
by Ericjeeper
Mon Jun 14, 2010 2:51 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Patio Door Alside 6100 vs Patio Door Simonton 5300
Replies: 28
Views: 8148

Re: Patio Door Alside 6100 vs Patio Door Simonton 5300

Find someone that sells the PH Tech sliding patio door. No wood has multichambers in the vinyl. Welded sashes. I deal in them and offer triple glazed with Krypton gas, and super spacer. I have laid eyes on the thermal industries door. It is assembled with two different colors of white extrusions to ...
by Ericjeeper
Tue May 25, 2010 10:49 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Climateguard??
Replies: 2
Views: 875

Re: Climateguard??

111 united inches is not exactly a "small" window.
The air infiltration is fairly common with sliders. Although their might be a molehair tab missing somewhere.
Sliding windows have to have a weep system in the lower frame,Make sure the weephole covers are in place.
by Ericjeeper
Wed May 19, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Vinyl Replacement Windows - Installation Best Practices
Replies: 4
Views: 1448

Re: Vinyl Replacement Windows - Installation Best Practices

I will be doing replacement windows.... I believe new construction windows would be way too expensive for me. Estimates so far for vinyl replacements have been no more than $7000.....I don't think I want to spend much more than that. Am I correct in assuming replacements are cheaper than new constr...
by Ericjeeper
Tue May 18, 2010 10:21 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: $630 per Window?
Replies: 14
Views: 3607

Re: $630 per Window?

I believe in triple with krypton and foam spacers. If the weather out is 10° would you wear a windbreaker or a heavy winter coat? Double pane and argon is a windbreaker.triple krypton is a winter coat. Windows are the greatest loss of heat in a home.Have the lowest r factors of any wall surface. So ...
by Ericjeeper
Thu May 13, 2010 2:49 pm
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Wincore 5400
Replies: 15
Views: 10751

Re: Wincore 5400

Someones granpa is a pulling your leg. Codes must be met.
yes you can put a handrail in front and avoid tempered glass. But why?Just throw the correct glass in it and be done. Retail should be about 75-100 a window up-charge.
by Ericjeeper
Wed May 12, 2010 3:45 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: New to windows, please help me?
Replies: 6
Views: 2308

Re: New to windows, please help me?

Hi all, I narrowed things down a little bit, and got some more information. The bid for the Alliance "Belmont" line (total cost 4561 for 14 windows) has a U factor of .29 and an SHGC of .28 The bid fo Norandex Viewpoint 6000 (total cost 4672) has a U factor of .30 and an SHGC of .18. This is going ...
by Ericjeeper
Tue May 11, 2010 4:15 pm
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Wincore 5400
Replies: 15
Views: 10751

Re: Wincore 5400

AmyT wrote:19 windows. Five are pretty large, colonial type double hung windows that go down to the floor.
The ones that "go down to the floor need to be tempered. At least the bottom sash does.
by Ericjeeper
Tue May 11, 2010 2:56 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Which brand should I choose?
Replies: 4
Views: 2055

Re: Which brand should I choose?

Home Guard is a manufacturer located in Grabill Indiana, They manufacture a window called the Homestar. Also a Regency line
Ask for the EG10 glass package. triple pane twolayers of soft coat lo-e and super spacer filled to 95% with Krypton gas
by Ericjeeper
Sun Mar 04, 2007 6:11 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: ALSIDE GLASS OPTION QUESTION
Replies: 1
Views: 1064

yes

also available in TG2 triple glazed glass. and also climatech 2 . double glazed with two coatings of lo E