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by windowrep
Wed Feb 27, 2008 5:47 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Simonton 5500s
Replies: 5
Views: 2764

Disposal fees that are built into the price and can be taken off are no longer disposal fees, they are a price drop. you have built 100 dollars into the price and someone else has built 15% into the price. Both are the same just wrapped in different packages.
by windowrep
Fri Jul 13, 2007 7:06 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Elements Window... Has the Bar Has Been Raised?
Replies: 10
Views: 5563

since i last posted i have changed jobs, beleive me for the better, and the company i have hooked up with is 2 miles from the soft lite plant. have read all the literature on the window but as of now have not seen them. your numbers are all correct on the double hung imperial and it is made right he...
by windowrep
Sat Apr 28, 2007 10:55 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

What major window manufacturer currently requires the use of foam in their installation instructions?
by windowrep
Mon Apr 23, 2007 4:36 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

GAF and Elk shingle manufacturers will require you to add soffit ventilation provided you are a master elite contractor or elk everest contractor and are offering the 15 year labor and materials warranty. just for your info. I just do not see where it would take 30 years if everyone thinks foam is h...
by windowrep
Sat Apr 21, 2007 10:57 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

I said in an earlier post that I had the chance about a month ago to test both methods because this subject was fought about over a year and a half ago. Here are the exact situation. My friend who owns the business where we installed the windows purchased 6 polaris windows, all double hung. all are ...
by windowrep
Tue Apr 17, 2007 3:31 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

fenex probably sprays their fur with foam because hair is not a very good insulator. lol
by windowrep
Mon Apr 16, 2007 10:01 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

Mr. Franklin, oops Fenex, as we have been down this road before in another thread about a year ago I will as always respect your opinions. As you state that fiberglass is used for furnace filters because air will flow through it. I will say if compacted tightly that same fiberglass will make a fende...
by windowrep
Mon Apr 16, 2007 12:27 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

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by windowrep
Sun Apr 15, 2007 9:53 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

i do not know all the technical data and i really do not care to know. however i do know that after 17 years and thousands of windows installed including my own house, if i feel a draft i stuff fiberglass into it and i do not feel a draft anymore. have pulled wrap off of countless houses with newer ...
by windowrep
Sat Apr 07, 2007 10:58 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Got my quotes: comments?
Replies: 61
Views: 26625

1/8" around the window is ideal for installation and is a properly measured unit. it allows for possible contraction and expansion of both the window itself and the structure that it is fit into. besides that you will never see an insert window going into a perfectly square frame. that 1/8"...
by windowrep
Wed Mar 21, 2007 8:50 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Anyone ever heard of American Exteriors?
Replies: 9
Views: 4299

enjoy your windows kell. i am off to buy more booties.
by windowrep
Sun Mar 18, 2007 10:21 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Advise on window quotes
Replies: 10
Views: 4902

Since when does geographical location have to do with price? since the beginning of time. the government calls it COLA cost of living allowance. Home and garden tv calls it what you get for your money. CNN shows you gas prices all across the nation and they are never the same anywhere, same gallon o...
by windowrep
Sat Mar 17, 2007 11:09 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Anyone ever heard of American Exteriors?
Replies: 9
Views: 4299

kell, i hope everyone is listen to the very important point you just made. one of the biggest problems with this industry and why so many companies come and go. SIT DOWN AND EXPLAIN. sounds easy but very few people do it. and i bet out of those 10-12 quotes you have the only thing you will really re...
by windowrep
Sat Mar 17, 2007 11:01 pm
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: Advise on window quotes
Replies: 10
Views: 4902

how can someone in washington, apprx. 1600 miles away from your home possibly know if that price is high for your area? since you said that you attended the area home show and set up appointments from several contractors i would assume that these quotes are from different companies. if all your quot...
by windowrep
Thu Feb 08, 2007 9:45 am
Forum: Ask Our Pro's a Question
Topic: window replacement in st. louis, please and thank you
Replies: 4
Views: 3023

"pella manufactures the very finest wood windows ever made" gee thanks for clearing that up for us. We have been waiting for a manager of a window company to come onto the board and tell us his window is the best ever made, then solicit for jobs with contact phone number in tow. maybe expl...