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  1. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I’m installing Andersen 400 series woodwright replacement windows in our 120 year old house. Just when you think you’ve measured everything I have run into a problem with the window depth. I took the interior stops off, took out the sashes and cords and lifted the new window into place. Fit...
  2. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I am replacing windows in an old house that has brick exterior walls. The brick is soft and crumbles when I try to use tapcon screws. Anyone have a suggestion on fastening the windows to the brick? I was thinking of drilling a hole in the brick and inserting a plastic sleeve that I coat with...
  3. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I'm looking at replacing two very old windows (over 20 years old) to the new vinyl. It will be a custom size 31 1/2" X 57". Which one of the two brands would you choose and why? Thermastar by Pella at Lowes OR, American Craftman by Andersen at HD? I will buy the double hung LoE. Your...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I wanted to say hello and introduce my company, Joseph T. Pink Window & Door Company, to this forum. We're a replacement window and door installer in Chicago, serving the city and suburbs. We mainly replace vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors. We also offer entry doors...
  5. Marketing & Sales
    So how is everybody going to exploit the 30% credit (up to $1500.00) for new window installations? Anybody got a link to the law and how to make it work for us and for the consumer? :thumbup:
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