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  1. Carpentry
    I have new white vinyl windows and will be using hickory for the window stools and casings. The poll is if anyone thinks it will look ok or will look bad if I used painted white jamb extensions instead of hickory. This will (a) match the windows and (b) save me quite a bit of money. FYI I would...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hi Everyone, I am replacing all windows and sliding doors in my small brick house and because I've learned a lot from this site, I wanted to ask a newbie question. I got 5 bids and chose Marvin Infinity (windows 4" deep). I measured and remeasured and was about to order when the rep. asked me...
  3. Remodeling
    Hi, everyone. We're replacing all the single-pane aluminum windows in our house, and have a couple that look like the picture that I've attached. We're going with new construction windows. Our contractor is telling us that wood windows in this situation would require large extension jambs...
  4. Remodeling
    I bought an older house last year and were slowly remodeling it. We have block walls with no insulation which I understand is common. I'm going to remove exterior walls to insulate. If I leave the furring strips on the walls I can only use roughly 1" foam board which isn't really enough...
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