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cocean 01-12-2010 10:32 AM

Replacing old aluminum windows
 
I have wood siding and aluminum windows. I don't think you can just get replacement windows and slide them in without tearing up the siding on the outside. Am I correct on this? Any suggestions on how to replace these windows without tearing up the siding?

canyonbc 01-12-2010 09:12 PM

Can you take a picture of the outside.

I have seen installers with Milguard windows to a retrofit with a wood trim on a house that had hardie siding then the trim. I was not doing it, just house sitting while they working.

Just Bill 01-13-2010 06:55 AM

It is possible to use the existing frames as stops for new vinyl replacement windows and save on installation labor.


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