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by TheWindowNerd
Tue May 26, 2020 6:41 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: HELP - Quality vs Price
Replies: 12
Views: 60

Re: HELP - Quality vs Price

Does it get cold or drafty where you live? I would not suggest a window with an AL above .05 . Since you can not get past the lower cost of the other way go for it. Hope it works out for you. I am confident you will be happy. I have had some budget customers that were simple to deal with, for them t...
by TheWindowNerd
Mon May 25, 2020 2:05 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: HELP - Quality vs Price
Replies: 12
Views: 60

Re: HELP - Quality vs Price

Welcome. Great questions. Two really: Installation Product selection Can a home owner or their friend do as good a job as a pro. Maybe, but more than likely not. Besides if you like your friend and they have something else to do let them do that. Do they have a trim brake, do they know how to do a g...
by TheWindowNerd
Mon May 18, 2020 5:16 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Patio door and basement windows questions
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: Patio door and basement windows questions

"4) Any chance of more articles and/or videos showing and comparing products? I find it's not always easy looking at small pics on the web to see things like detail of the product, operation, and size of the sashes and such."

If only we had the time.

theWindowNerd
by TheWindowNerd
Wed May 13, 2020 4:36 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Patio door and basement windows questions
Replies: 12
Views: 375

Re: Patio door and basement windows questions

If the windows can be done as awning. The function and size will not meet egress. The size issue may preclude any of your choices from meeting legal requirements for egress. So I am not sure if it is a relevant thought. If your opening RO is 32" x 18" nothing is going to make that egress except to c...
by TheWindowNerd
Sat May 09, 2020 8:29 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Comparing ClimateGaurd, Simonton, and Window World 4000
Replies: 6
Views: 282

Re: Comparing ClimateGaurd, Simonton, and Window World 4000

Where is your project located? It might help in being able to suggest mfg.
Any special specifications?

wayne theWindowNerd.com
by TheWindowNerd
Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:59 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Would Appreciate Your Opinion on this Quote
Replies: 6
Views: 910

Re: Would Appreciate Your Opinion on this Quote

Your DH are on the narrow side, so less an issue.
The picture window and radius top should not be an issus, they do not operate.

theWindowNerd.com
by TheWindowNerd
Sun Apr 19, 2020 7:57 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Ideal Platinum 3000 and Majestic; which is better
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Re: Ideal Platinum 3000 and Majestic; which is better

There you have it from a guy who sells both, masterext.
by TheWindowNerd
Fri Apr 17, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Ideal Platinum 3000 and Majestic; which is better
Replies: 7
Views: 791

Re: Ideal Platinum 3000 and Majestic; which is better

Better in what ways?
Are you DIY?
If not maybe ask your installer.
Where is the project located and waht are the specs?

theWindowNerd.com
by TheWindowNerd
Mon Apr 13, 2020 8:44 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Simonton vs. Sunrise
Replies: 21
Views: 5790

Re: Simonton vs. Sunrise

+1
by TheWindowNerd
Sat Apr 04, 2020 9:44 am
Forum: Do It Yourself Questions
Topic: vinyl sill expander pieces - where to purchase?
Replies: 2
Views: 3007

Re: vinyl sill expander pieces - where to purchase?

Another option may be to have someone bend them out of trim coil for you.
5/16" x 5 /16" him, 90* bend 1"
by TheWindowNerd
Mon Mar 30, 2020 9:55 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Need Replacement Windows, why is this so hard?
Replies: 7
Views: 2168

Re: Need Replacement Windows, why is this so hard?

Dude he already went with the best DE Mike.
by TheWindowNerd
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:25 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Vinyl Patio Door w/ Built-In Blinds
Replies: 19
Views: 11781

Re: Vinyl Patio Door w/ Built-In Blinds

who supplied and installed your door? I can not tell by the pictures if there is anything wrong with the interlock. I would chck the evel don te the latc jamb to handle leg of the sliding unit. If it is not parallel than adjust. The picture of the top looks as if the frame might be bowed up in the c...
by TheWindowNerd
Wed Mar 18, 2020 6:17 pm
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Need Replacement Windows, why is this so hard?
Replies: 7
Views: 2168

Re: Need Replacement Windows, why is this so hard?

Good for you.
Mike will do a super job.
To be honest, and like you said shhh, Mike is under priced for all he does for his customers.
Tell Mike I said keep up the good work.

wayne theWindowNerd
by TheWindowNerd
Wed Mar 18, 2020 5:25 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Need Replacement Windows, why is this so hard?
Replies: 7
Views: 2168

Re: Need Replacement Windows, why is this so hard?

I might be able to help I need to know what you currently have, what you think you want, some sizes and pictures. You can check my references here with the pros or AL or google. Another pro on the boards that serves your area is DE Mike. MIke is the only other guy I trust in our area. wayne@thewindo...
by TheWindowNerd
Mon Jan 27, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Replacement Window Questions
Topic: Looking for noise suppression
Replies: 4
Views: 2419

Re: Looking for noise suppression

Do either have STC ratings.
What is the spacer system.
What is the AL?