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  1. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I bought several new Pella 250 vinyl windows, new construction style, for a remodel project on my house. House exterior is painted block, no stucco or siding. I'll be installing these direct set, using Tapcons into the block. Because of Covid-related supply chain problems, it took about two...
  2. Windows, Siding and Doors
    Hello all, I am looking at a 3 family investment property in a historic district that requires replacement windows to be made of wood and not aluminum or vinyl. Have any of you worked with manufacturers that you can recommend that can do custom wood window matching at a reasonable price? This...
  3. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I'm looking for a good catch phrase for the company for a flyer we are making, the company revolves around windows, doors, roofing, siding, custom kitchen jobs, finish work, basically a little bit of everything! if someone can help me with a good, no a great catch phrase, then it will be...
  4. Framing
    I've decided to use double #15 felt under my stucco and still want to use the Flexwrap for the window flashing. Does anyone know if the Flexwrap will adhere to the felt? I'm hearing, mostly, that it will not. I really am stumped on this one. Any ideas?:eek:
  5. General Discussion
    Hi, New member here..... I'm bidding on a window restoration job in Brooklyn, NY. One of the client requests is swapping the single pane glass for double pane argon or krypton units. Some of the windows are 2 over 2 and others are 4 over 4. Can anyone recommend a reliable, cost-effective...
  6. Help Wanted or Looking For Work
    Looking for window installation subcontractor crews in Florida for residential retrofit work to install impact windows and doors. must have tools, vehicle, workers comp insurance and liability insurance. email Tom at [email protected]
  7. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I had a problem with a door recently and was wondering what to do about it. Its the first time ever that I've verbally ordered a door, rather than email or fax. It came 6" narrower than we wanted, but since it was a door and sidelite, customer wasn't too concerned, we filled in the gap and...
  8. Painting & Finish Work
    I got a call about painting an anodized window, is it any different than painting normal alumium? If so how? Also I live in the Chicagoland area anyone know any good cold weather paints?
  9. New Member Introductions
    We do replacement windows and doors, and most home improvement needs. We have been in the business for 20+ years and have dedicated and trustworthy professionals to get the work done on time.
  10. Masonry
    Hi all, I work in a remote rural area of Canada doing a variety of residential and a small amount of commercial Reno and new construction work. (Framing, roofing, siding, drywall, window and door replacements and other repairs.) Recently, I was asked to install windows in a new commercial...
  11. Windows, Siding and Doors
    As part of a remodel I have a HO interested in some Marvin Integrity windows that I quoted with the LoE argon glass to qualify for them for the tax credit program. The HO submits the paperwork (that's nice) but it appears from IRS and other gov. sites that in addition to Marvin's...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hey all, Here in Portland, OR. I'm trying to learn what I can from all the great conversations and ideas that keep appearing on this site. Thought I'd actually join, so I don't feel like I'm some government wire tap or something. Fair Disclosure: I work with several building product...
  13. Windows, Siding and Doors
    What do you guys think of this quote for Andersen SilverLine Windows? The house has 16 windows and a sliding door. 1. 72x48 2. 96x48 3. 46x43 4.72x48 5. 72x24 6. 96x80 (Atrium Sliding Door) 7. 72x48 8. 60x48 9. 36x48 10. 36x48 11. 47x48 12. 72x18 13. 24x36 14. 72x42 15. 48x16 16. 72x42 17...
  14. Windows, Siding and Doors
    changing 106 windows, labor only. The new windows are aluminum, smaller frame. How would you go around the stucco not messing it up so that touch ups won't be necessary?. pictures included. We did a lot of stucco work for the owner on his other hotels and honestly i don't know much about...
  15. New Member Introductions
    My name is Leon Newman. I am based In Tennessee. I am looking for some construction work in the Galveston, Texas area with the rebuiliding after Hurricane Ike. I will also consider working in other locations. I have over 25 years experience working on and supervising residential and commercial...
  16. Windows, Siding and Doors
    I've heard that once you cut the moisture off from a rotten sill, it will not continue to rot. Any truth? Was wondering what the opinions were on wrapping a soft semi-rotten sill with aluminum.
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