- Five Simple Facts about
Installing Windows in Your Home - I used to watch a show called
Dragnet when I was a young lad and the detective would tell the people
that he was questioning, to only give him the facts. If you're planning
on installing windows in your home or you know anyone who's planning on
installing any windows.
- Window Framing and
Construction Problems - The biggest problem with window framing in
home construction, is the exact size of the window opening. This is
usually provided by the window manufacturer, but if they give you the
wrong window sizes, you could find yourself in the middle of some
extremely difficult window framing repairs.
- How to Install Windows with out
Any Flanges - If you really want to know the secrets about how to
install windows without any flanges on them, I would advise you to
contact the window manufacturer for instructions. That's the best advice
I can give anyone who is thinking about installing windows that they're
not familiar with.
- Problems Installing Garden
Windows - One of the biggest problems when installing Garden
Windows, is the location of the window itself. If the window is located
in a high-traffic area, you could find yourself, your family and even
your friends, suffering as they bang up against this large bulky
- My Windows Don't Slide Easy Anymore
- Trade Secrets from the Pros - If you have problems with vertical
windows or windows at slide up and down, you might not be reading the
right article. These trade secrets from the pros only apply to
horizontal sliding windows.
- Problems With Wood Windows
- Where do I start, if your window is made of wood, there's a good
chance that you're going to need to paint it or stain it. This will
usually require removing the old paint or stain, through tedious hours
of sanding and paint stripping.
- Following Window
Manufacturers Installation Instructions - This message is especially
for anyone who is building a brand-new house and will be dealing
directly with a home building inspector. If you don't follow the
manufacturers installation instructions, you could find yourself in a
world of hurt. Here's something that I would like to share with all
homebuilders and window installers.
- Problems Installing Casement
Windows - I just wrote an article on problems dealing with garden
windows and it got me thinking about the bigger problems with casement
windows. I can't believe how many times I have hit my head on a casement
window, that was open.
- Wood Windows in Your
Bathroom - Mold and Mildew -
Well for one thing, wood and water don't seem to get along too good. If
you have a wood window in your bathroom, there's a good chance that
you're going to have mold and mildew hanging around somewhere.
- Window Ventilation And Light
Problems - Most bathrooms have windows and these windows can be used
for ventilation, as well as natural lighting. I have worked on bathrooms
where the windows have been painted shut or are rarely opened. This
provides light but not the proper ventilation necessary to remove
moisture from warm showers or baths.
- Simple Window Repairs
Using Wax - If you're having problems with your Windows opening and
closing, you can apply a little wax on the tracking. It's been a long
time since anyone has used this trick, I thought I would share it with
homeowners and professionals alike. My grandfather was a master
Carpenter and he always had a small candle in his nail bags or toolbox.
- Do Your Windows
Provide Enough Light and Ventilation? - This has been a problem for
years and experienced architects and builders will usually spot the
lighting and ventilation difficulties when they are drawing up plans or
even building the home.