question on measuring for a replacement window

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question on measuring for a replacement window

#1 Post by rnihells » Wed Sep 14, 2011 5:49 pm

hi
i am measuring for replacement windows- i understand how to measure for the height but the width if a question-- my existing window has a plastic glider system, spring loaded- so when i am measuring for the width do i only measure from glider to the other glider or do i take the gliders out and measure ( i believe adding one total inch to the width)- do the gliders come out when i replace the window -- these are wood windows and i am replacing with vinyl
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Re: question on measuring for a replacement window

#2 Post by Windows on Washington » Thu Sep 15, 2011 8:21 am

Measure to the inside edge of the interior stop and deduct 1/4" from the width to give you 1/8" on either side to shim and square up.

The plastic jambliner will be going away when you are pulling out the old window.

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