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Old 01-12-2010, 10:32 AM   #1
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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?

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Old 01-12-2010, 09:12 PM   #2
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Replacing old aluminum windows


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.

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Replacing old aluminum windows


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