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Toller 11-07-2013 10:24 PM

Is a window really this strong?
 
I just saw an ad on television for a local window installer. The guy put a double hung window on two blocks and then stood on the glass.

Is that really possible with a normal window? He didn't give any reason that his was better than anyone else's and I don't find an explanation on his website, so I presume it must work with all windows.

ddawg16 11-08-2013 06:13 AM

Tempered glass? Yes.

That is why the windows next to the driveway at my house are tempered....least a basketball make unwanted entry.

HomeSealed 11-08-2013 11:48 AM

As long as you are standing on strategically chosen areas, you can do that with pretty much any window. I've even seen it done on the $189 variety.


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