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Old 03-08-2009, 08:02 PM   #1
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Question On Average Size ????


6"....lol. seriously, an average 2500-3000 sq ft home; newer one.. what percentage of the exterior do you guys think consists of windows? 10%, 20% ,30% ??? on average...
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Old 03-08-2009, 08:34 PM   #2
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I have yet to see the average anything when it comes to a home.
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Old 03-08-2009, 08:44 PM   #4
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Just tell us its late, your tired and had a few drinks and we will forgive you
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Depends on the house.











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around 10
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Exactly 11%.
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Exactly 11%.
Wrong !!!!!!!!!!! the correct answer is 11.00000000000093 %
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about 95%


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15-20%, although I've seen some around 30%
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LONEFRAMER, thanks for being a gentleman. those other guys are clowns.
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i do windows and 20% is a good estimate. ignore the bs on this board,lots of bored out of work contractors. cut them some slack they've been standing in bread lines all day.lol
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Clowns how? Like we're funny or here to amuse you?





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i do windows and 20% is a good estimate. ignore the bs on this board,lots of bored out of work contractors. cut them some slack they've been standing in bread lines all day.lol

Do you suppose that may vary by region?







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yeah. it does vary. he's from the northeast(from earlier posts) so 20% is a good number for him to work with.
davinci- you could pm me if you have any further questions. my scope is limited to siding and windows so anything to do with either,just shoot me a pm.
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Just take the time to find a "average plan" for your area and do a take-off. After that you will have an idea on how much there is. Then you can adjust for differences for any plan.

in your takeoff, include the roof pitch, overhangs and the number of valleys and the flashing required for chimneys for a typical home.

If you are just trying to get general answers, you will only get opinions.
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id say about 10-15% except for those that are 20. oh yea, and the ones that are between 25-35%

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