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  1. Concrete, Stone & Masonry
    Okay where to begin? I have 5 glass block windows that were all installed...very poorly to put it in the nicest terms. They left the old mortar that slants up from the block and seals the 1/2 inch air gap to the grade of the brick. Sorry i dont know pro talk lol. They finished the basement with...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    Hello all, need some advice. First, two basement windows, the exterior of one is in slightly better shape than the other. Two main problems: The metal "sill" at the top is badly rusted. I sanded it and was going to apply the Rustoleum protector/paint. What do you guys recommend? What happens...
  3. Windows and Doors
    Hi. I'm replacing the old single pane basement windows in our new(old) house. The problem I'm running into is finding replacement windows that will fit the opening. The rough opening of the wood frame is 28' Wx 25" H. Without the frame the opening of the stone and mortar foundation is 31" W x...
  4. Building & Construction
    I need some help with replacing my basement windows. Currently I have 2 Jalousie windows in my basement. They are old and do not close all the way. I have purchased new vinyl replacement windows, but the Jalousie windows do not appear to have a frame. Do I need to attach a wood from to the...
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