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  1. Windows and Doors
    I'm looking at replacing my older sliding glass door. The doors are 70" wide. I was hoping of taking the old one out and replacing it with a new one of the same size. I cant find any in this size. The only sizes I see are 60, 71 or 72" wide. I dont want to spend more money on a custom door...
  2. Windows and Doors
    Good evening, I have a 1960's home and two of my 3 entry doors need to be replaced. However, these two doors don't exactly have a bottom sill to just slide the old out and a new prehung door back in. my question what do I do, I'd rather not wrestle with making a custom door myself. As they sit...
  3. Project Showcase
    Hi everyone, First post here. This forum looks like a great community! The attached pictures (bottom of the post) will give the best story, but let me give some details. Hopefully someone has come across something similar. There are two doors in the kitchen that open up to the deck in the...
  4. Building & Construction
    I finally took the plunge this weekend and tear away my old sliding patio door and install a new French Patio door. After tearing out the old sliding door, I found that my initial measure was a bit off for the rough opening. Now that I installed the new doors, there is a gap of over 1 inch...
  5. Carpentry
    I have an issue regarding installing a door in an existing door jamb in my very small tight hallway (4'4"x3'6"). This little bitty hallway has three doorways in it, one at each end and one on the left which leads to my bathroom I'm remodeling. I have the door that goes in the existing doorway to...
  6. Building & Construction
    I'm trying to figure out the best way to widen a door frame from 24" to 30" so I may hang a 28" door. I already have the new door and have removed the old bifold door. The door frame is on a non weight bearing wall so must I remove the old frame all together or is there some alternative I'm...
  7. Building & Construction
    I need help with two things. First I have a Larson Storm Door that won't close all the way and the problem seems to be seasonal. Second I need some storm door recommendations based on local weather conditions. Please be aware I'm not experienced with building, tools and stuff like that, so try...
  8. Remodeling
    My wife and I have a 30 year old house with some early deterioration of a few of the wooden window frames. But the windows and storm windows seem to be working fine: no excessive heating and cooling bills, and noise transmission is very little. We have talked to various contractors, who have...
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