I have a Jalousie window in a steel frame.
The exterior wall is Block w/stucco.
And the wall has Aluminum Siding.
There is Capping around the current window.
How can i remove the window without destroying the Capping ?
I don't see how to remove the Capping because it goes under the J Channel
around the window opening & i cant remove the nails, which are under the
Also it has some kind of Caulking that is so hard i can't even cut with a
utility knife. ( never saw caulking this hard )
Is there any way i can remove the window thru the interior side ?
I herd there is a 1/2" lip around the exterior side of the window which will
stop me from pulling the window into interior side.
Any suggestions appreciated.
Yep, not an easy chore because of that lip. You may be able to pull the
frame towards then center of the window and collapse it so it will pull out
a side at a time, but then again, you may not. You can try cutting the
frame with a reciprocating saw to weaken it, but you may end up making a
terrible mess if you don't have success.
You can cut up the frame with a side grinder to get it out but how
will you get the new one in and sealed against the wind without
trashing the siding? I think you are doing siding work before you are
I am replacing the Jalousie window with a Vinyl double hung window which i
can install from the interior side.
The Jalousie window that is in there now is 54" wide & has a Joulsie on both
sides & a solid pane of glass in the middle.
Any suggestions how to get the glass out without breaking it ?
If i try to cut up the frame the saw will cut into the Window frame & damage
How can i cut it up without doing damage.
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