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by bnhansen
Sat Jan 07, 2012 11:47 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window
Replies: 24
Views: 9170

Re: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window

I agree that leaving any window open in strong winds is generally not what a window is designed to withstand. However, leaving windows open in good weather, when air conditioning is not available, and not in a fully extended manner should be OK - how else would someone keep the home interior from ov...
by bnhansen
Fri Jan 06, 2012 9:27 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window
Replies: 24
Views: 9170

Re: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window

Are you saying that vinyl casement windows shouldn't really be opened? Have you seen this stated anywhere that you could reference in your reply?
by bnhansen
Fri Jan 06, 2012 12:04 pm
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window
Replies: 24
Views: 9170

Re: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window

We did have the installation contractor and Alside together at the house to look at the window problems. The installation contractor also brought out his expert who examined the installation of the windows and the windows themselves. According to the installation contractor's expert, the windows wer...
by bnhansen
Fri Jan 06, 2012 10:53 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window
Replies: 24
Views: 9170

Re: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window

The frame of the windows were installed square, level & plumb and still are. When the windows were first installed they all closed with some windows needing adjustment so that the weather stripping didn't poke out of the frame and the window was weather tight. When we opened the windows in the sprin...
by bnhansen
Thu Jan 05, 2012 11:42 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window
Replies: 24
Views: 9170

Re: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window

The casements range in size from single windows through quads. We also have three bows installed that are doing the same thing. The height of the windows range from approximately 38" to 57"
by bnhansen
Thu Jan 05, 2012 10:44 am
Forum: Window Questions
Topic: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window
Replies: 24
Views: 9170

Re: Quote on Alside Ultramaxx vs NT window

In the Fall of 2010, we had many Alside window sets put in. When Spring came, we opened all but four of the windows 1/4 to 1/2 way. We never fully closed and locked the windows until late July/early August when the hurricane was due to come up the east coast. When we tried closing the casement windo...