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Old 06-16-2008, 05:04 AM   #1
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Hi I am building a new home and have purchased second hand casement alunium windows which I am installing. Can anyone recommend the best way of going about this as the nailing fins are non existing?

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check the window you should have screw holes around the inside of it that how you attach it

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Why are you putting second hand windows in a new home?
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Why are you putting second hand windows in a new home?
This was my thought exactly. What are the energy ratings on those older aluminum windows? What you think you are saving initially, may end up costing you even more, in the long run (with glazing heat loss).

Also, replacement windows are for installing in existing window frames. If it's a new construction home, you want to use new construction windows with nailing fins (with good Low-e ratings).
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