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  Topic: Tips with working with Sarco M type glaze
michwindows

Replies: 6
Views: 1870

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Tue May 22, 2012 7:42 pm   Subject: Tips with working with Sarco M type glaze
I can't recall if I read it on another thread here some where but someone sujested freezing the putty. About six months ago I bought a small chest freezer and put all my putty in it. Because I also ...
  Topic: The power of weather seals and storm windows!
michwindows

Replies: 1
Views: 629

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:17 pm   Subject: The power of weather seals and storm windows!
This is a great story:

We rehabbed, weather sealed, and installed storm windows over seven small double hung windows for a client of ours at the end of last year. They were remodeling their attic ...
  Topic: Indianapolis Window Workshop, Planning
michwindows

Replies: 6
Views: 885

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Jan 27, 2011 3:05 pm   Subject: Indianapolis Window Workshop, Planning
Greg,

Count me in if you get John to come to Indy!
  Topic: Interesting casement stay
michwindows

Replies: 2
Views: 1079

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Nov 12, 2010 10:31 am   Subject: Interesting casement stay
I have a client who would like to find some more of these type of casement stays but I have not had much luck finding a source.

All I have found so far is what it was called the "Bull-dog Cas ...
  Topic: Business Side Workshop, online conference
michwindows

Replies: 53
Views: 13009

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:57 pm   Subject: Business Side Workshop, online conference
John, I was rereading the posts and realized I must of typed my last name in wrong when I participated in the last Business Side Workshop it should be Leegwater;) Sorry for not catching that sooner! ...
  Topic: Market for reclaimed glass?
michwindows

Replies: 16
Views: 2515

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sun Nov 07, 2010 8:42 pm   Subject: Market for reclaimed glass?
I found this the other day out on the internet regarding lead "leaching" into wood.
  Topic: Pella Rolscreens for the 20's
michwindows

Replies: 2
Views: 969

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Fri Oct 08, 2010 10:39 am   Subject: Pella Rolscreens for the 20's
Has any one run across these type of screens? I just looked at a house full of them. They are mounted on a steal casment window. The owners would like to get them working again. Does anyone know h ...
  Topic: Business Side Workshop, online conference
michwindows

Replies: 53
Views: 13009

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Wed Oct 06, 2010 8:57 pm   Subject: Business Side Workshop, online conference
Danielle: I don't have a problem with you using part of the video conference in some of your marketing. I haven't had a chance to re-watch the conference to really see what I sound like. When you p ...
  Topic: Business Side Workshop, online conference
michwindows

Replies: 53
Views: 13009

PostForum: Business Side for Preservation Trades   Posted: Sun Oct 03, 2010 5:46 am   Subject: Business Side Workshop, online conference
John, I tested the video conference link and found it was working for me! I love my imac! Is there room for me to join in on the 3rd video conference on Monday?
  Topic: Traditional Building Conference Oct 2010
michwindows

Replies: 0
Views: 2472

PostForum: Looks Great! Traditional Building Conference Mar.2009   Posted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:15 pm   Subject: Traditional Building Conference Oct 2010
Any one going to the Traditional Building Conference in Chicago in October?
  Topic: Old Aluminum storms and Double Hung Windows
michwindows

Replies: 19
Views: 3064

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Sep 30, 2010 8:59 pm   Subject: Old Aluminum storms and Double Hung Windows
The picture below is a Norco (now Jeld-wen) aluminum clad casement window which the owner said was installed 10-15 years ago. I was told the insulated glass was replace once already. Don't get me s ...
  Topic: No weight pocket doors?!
michwindows

Replies: 15
Views: 6080

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 7:36 pm   Subject: No weight pocket doors?!
I just seem to run across more of these lately! I just looked at a job today that the windows are in great shape other than most of the ropes have failed. Who was the crazy old dutchmen who came up w ...
  Topic: Porch Floor
michwindows

Replies: 5
Views: 1628

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Sat Jul 24, 2010 6:32 pm   Subject: Porch Floor
I do a lot of tongue and grove porches and we us BMoore's Oil porch and floor paint. The first coat is always cut 10% with paint thinner. This usually makes the drying time longer but allows the pai ...
  Topic: Wood vs. Invisible Storm Windows
michwindows

Replies: 12
Views: 4630

PostForum: Windows & Doors   Posted: Thu Jun 10, 2010 7:07 pm   Subject: Wood vs. Invisible Storm Windows
I thought that study was over the winter months and that the wood windows were left as is (not upgrading like weather stripping)?

LowE glass- has a greenish tint to it that is prohibited in our his ...
  Topic: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
michwindows

Replies: 131
Views: 23265

PostForum: Paints & Finishes   Posted: Wed Mar 31, 2010 7:10 am   Subject: New Lead Paint Rules In Effect in 2010
Sswiat- I can't tell weather it is a stand alone policy or just a added rider. If it was an added rider wouldn't if come from the CGL? The pollution liability policy is 1 million for each pollution ...
 
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