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by gardenpartyfish
Sat Mar 01, 2008 11:03 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Looking for windows in Central Pa
Replies: 6
Views: 2941

Re: Looking for windows in Central Pa

Looking for a good Mid priced DH vinyl replacement window. Need to replaced 13 in Central Pa. Seems like you all know a lot about windows, have any suggestions for me? My brother up at State College area just had 11 Simonton 5500 Series installed and raves at the difference from his old aluminum wi...
by gardenpartyfish
Fri Feb 29, 2008 3:16 pm
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Getting rid of mold before window install
Replies: 7
Views: 6618

I can assure you Mould(Mold) is NOT killed or removed with ANY amount of bleach. ALL bleach does is well..........bleach mold. When the bleach dries, the Mold uses the bleach as food. Just cause the mold may have lighten due to the application of a bleach solution doesn't mean the mold spores are N...
by gardenpartyfish
Fri Feb 29, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Window Industry
Topic: My experience with window shopping so far....
Replies: 19
Views: 36373

Re: My experience with window shopping so far....

When I first started looking for windows, I made the mistake of meeting with places like Home Depot and Andersen Renewal first. Quickly, I went to the internet to figure out what I needed and other companies to offer windows in my area. Some companies are not even represented on the internet!! So, ...
by gardenpartyfish
Thu Feb 28, 2008 4:04 pm
Forum: Window Reviews
Topic: Getting rid of mold before window install
Replies: 7
Views: 6618

Actually, I prefer a 33% solution of bleach (it is what we use in my scientific labs to remove any potential hazardous materials). Although this should effectively kill the mold, it will not remove it. You should wait about 24 hours after spraying, and then try to clean up the residue. If however y...
by gardenpartyfish
Tue Feb 26, 2008 8:33 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Any thoughts on those Magnatite, Inner Windows..plexiglass
Replies: 1
Views: 1981

Any thoughts on those Magnatite, Inner Windows..plexiglass

Sealing the windows from the inside?
Neat idea for real historic drafty windows BUT practical?
by gardenpartyfish
Tue Feb 26, 2008 8:30 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Inexpensive DIY replacement windows
Replies: 3
Views: 3294

I always thought the foam in the frame was a way to pad the bill. I heard it usually has nothing to add except $.
by gardenpartyfish
Wed Dec 12, 2007 11:51 am
Forum: Do It Yourself Questions
Topic: Egress window
Replies: 9
Views: 13783

Egress window

I'd definitely have a Licensed Structural Engineer sign off on your work. If you do unseen damage, your home owners insurance may stick you in the future.
by gardenpartyfish
Mon Dec 10, 2007 6:28 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Problem finding a reliable Schuco Dealer in 18017 zip
Replies: 1
Views: 1495

Problem finding a reliable Schuco Dealer in 18017 zip

I know there is an Allentown Outfit AWC but I have heard unkind words esp about a certain person who ran Prima Seal. So I called Schuco and they continue to have AWC call me even after I sent 6 emails. I finally got PA's Rep for Schuco Dave Stein.berger?...(814) He has not returned my call yet. I kn...