I was playing in the backyard this morning with my two dogs and threw
a baseball through my dining room window. (hey, I was great hitter!)
The window is a single-pane old-school piece of crap that is about 5
feet by 3 feet. It's in some aluminum crap-job surround thingy that
supposedly can withstand hurricane force winds.
I have never replaced a window myself before.
Will they laff at me at the local home center?
Any tips for correct tools?
Buy a new window. I just installed two windows, about 5 by 3. You
can buy a cheap, double-pane fiberglass window to replace that one for
under $200 that's probably 10x better than the one that's in there.
Buying a $50 piece of glass doesn't seem cost effective.
Furthermore, putting it in won't be too much easier than installing an
On Aug 5, 2:54 pm, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
Yeah, that's what the guy at Loews said. I think I'll have them come
out and replace all the windows with insulated double-paned windows.
That will be expensive, but it will be worth it over the long run.
(There are about 20 of these windows around the downstairs part of the
house.) My electric company won't like it, but, rsfck them anyway.
Well Jon if you had bothered to read what was written, "...replace all the
windows..." perhaps you would have understood why I made the suggestion.
Then again perhaps you lack the ability to understand anything but the
conclusions you are so ready to leap to.
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