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  Topic: Weatherstripping.
jlindtner

Replies: 57
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PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Feb 11, 2010 4:59 pm   Subject: V vs. standard spring bronze & leaky (not Leeke) sash pu
Either I've totally missed it here or it's never really been discussed, but when would V spring bronze be used over the standard spring bronze? Does the V spring bronze cover a wider gap? I would th ...
  Topic: Window Procedure: 4.b. Paint Frames and Sills.
jlindtner

Replies: 14
Views: 24477

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Jan 25, 2010 12:32 pm   Subject: Window Procedure: 4.b. Paint Frames and Sills.
Hi Kathhuges.

Instead of using Thompsons to pretreat try using a 50/50 mix of Penetrol and Mineral Spirits. If the sash are in good enough condition and the wood is fairly sound you probably won ...
  Topic: Interior Storm Windows
jlindtner

Replies: 11
Views: 17998

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Nov 17, 2009 1:07 am   Subject: Exterior storm windows baking glazing?
On a potential project the architect or GC has specified interior storm windows because he claims that exterior storms bake the glazing too much and also trap UV rays. Has anyone heard of this? I wo ...
  Topic: Putty Analysis
jlindtner

Replies: 172
Views: 240238

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 12:44 pm   Subject: Putty Analysis
What prompted this change (that you no longer prime the putty)? Also, are you adding anything (whiting, japan drier) to the putty to be able to paint over it in 5 days? Also, you mentioned using eit ...
  Topic: Putty Analysis
jlindtner

Replies: 172
Views: 240238

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Oct 31, 2009 9:03 am   Subject: Putty Analysis
So do you prime after 2 weeks, or just skip to painting with latex paint? Does Ed Sarsfield have any recommendations on types of primer?
  Topic: Putty Analysis
jlindtner

Replies: 172
Views: 240238

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Oct 30, 2009 11:58 pm   Subject: Putty Analysis
Thanks Jade and John! I will try using either of your formulas using Penetrol. I wasn't aware of the "toxic" nature of DAP 33. I'm glad that I've been using Sarco. What will happen in a f ...
  Topic: Mold and Testing
jlindtner

Replies: 5
Views: 6934

PostForum: All Other   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2009 11:45 pm   Subject: Mold and fungus party
Has anyone seen anything like this? This was in the basement of a house that probably hasn't been lived in for over 2 years. At first it looks like a spider web but I'm convinced it is some sort of ...
  Topic: Putty Analysis
jlindtner

Replies: 172
Views: 240238

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Wed Oct 28, 2009 10:59 pm   Subject: Glazing failure
At the Traditional Building Conference in Baltimore this past weekend, a presenter had mentioned that he no longer primes the glazing rabbets prior to setting and glazing a sash. He had one incident ...
  Topic: Window Procedure: 4.b. Paint Frames and Sills.
jlindtner

Replies: 14
Views: 24477

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 3:35 pm   Subject: oil based primer
So perhaps a coat of oil based primer in the sash tracks would work. This would cover any repairs and any paint that I could not remove. I'd still probably apply a coat or two of latex paint below a ...
  Topic: epoxy consolident on rot and insect damage
jlindtner

Replies: 0
Views: 1521

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue Apr 14, 2009 11:36 am   Subject: epoxy consolident on rot and insect damage
I am working on restoring some neglected windows and window frames. Ivy had grown up the side of the house and trapped moisture which in turn invited rot and it's friends powder post beetle and termi ...
  Topic: Window Procedure: 4.b. Paint Frames and Sills.
jlindtner

Replies: 14
Views: 24477

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Mon Apr 06, 2009 10:05 pm   Subject: jambs and painting
Of all the window restoration jobs that I've been involved in, I've never seen the jambs left bare. I think painters figure they might as well throw a coat of paint on as they would with the sash and ...
  Topic: Epoxy for Sash Repairs
jlindtner

Replies: 19
Views: 11235

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Feb 19, 2009 11:24 pm   Subject: West System Six10 epoxy
I'm curious if anyone has used the new West System Six10 epoxy that can be dispensed with a standard caulk gun. If so, how well does it sand? Also, are you pre-priming with anything similar to the A ...
  Topic: Window frames - replace or restore?
jlindtner

Replies: 8
Views: 4558

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 6:36 pm   Subject: Window frames - replace or restore?
There had been ivy growing on the walls and also in the walls. I was pulling ivy out from between the jambs and the stonework. Most of the mortar had turned to dust as can be seen in the picture bel ...
  Topic: Window frames - replace or restore?
jlindtner

Replies: 8
Views: 4558

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Dec 18, 2008 11:48 am   Subject: spray foam?
I'm at the point where I hopefully will install the new window frames next week. I would like to use a minimal expansion spray foam insulation made by Hilti between the stonework and the jambs. From ...
  Topic: Crack in Stone Wall
jlindtner

Replies: 2
Views: 5777

PostForum: Masonry & Plaster   Posted: Wed Dec 17, 2008 10:54 pm   Subject: Crack in Stone Wall
I ended up inserting a 3/4" x 5" piece of steel to act as the lintel. The steel got 3 coats of automotive primer and 2 coats of paint. Fortunately I was able to slide the steel in far enou ...
 
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