Replacing Steel Casement Windows

 


Article by: John Rocco

I have been getting quite a few emails from homeowners wanting to know how to , Home Improvements - General Points replace their old steel casement windows. , A Hammock For Everyone - Get The Right One For You Those are the type with the handle that you crank and the window , A Tutorial To Pumps opens outward. My instructional video didn't cover these windows, , The 1 2 3's Of Sound Proof Paint so I am going to dedicate two articles to this subject. This first article will cover the removal procedure and measuring for your vinyl windows. , Carpet Cleaning Machines Next week I will go over the installation procedure.

The first thing you need to do is order your vinyl replacement windows. , Home Improvements - General Points You can't remove the old windows , Dog Sunglasses - Fashionable and Protective until you have the new windows. , THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTING THREADS WHEN BUYING LINENS So, let's start with a single casement window, , Getting Started With Home Improvement Ideas no fixed panels. Crank the window , Ceiling Fans - A Lovely Addition to Any Room open from inside , Air Purifiers; Top Buying Tips and you will see a metal , Air Cleaner Filters lip approximately 1/2" wide extending from your drywall on all four sides. This part of the frame stays in place, , Ceiling Fans - A Lovely Addition to Any Room so the new window , Whirlpool Refrigerator - Is It Right for You? is going to fit inside , Spring Into Action: Home Maintenance those lips. So, to get your width dimension, measure left to right from lip to lip, then subtract 1/4" to get in. Do the same for the height. Let's say you measure 35 3/8" width and 38 3/8" on the height lip to lip. You would order your new window , The Solution to Storage Sheds 35 1/8" X 38 1/8". If you live out west, where retrofit frames are available, you want to order the retrofit style frame. In parts of the country where only replacement style frames are available, you will have to add trim to the outside , Different Materials Used for Roofing and Determining the Cost of Each One after you have installed the window. , THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTING THREADS WHEN BUYING LINENS

After your windows , How to Select and Care for Crystal Barware arrive, it's time to remove the old window. , Different Materials Used for Roofing and Determining the Cost of Each One Single casements with no fixed panels are the easiest of the casements to remove. When you crank the window , THE IMPORTANCE OF COUNTING THREADS WHEN BUYING LINENS open, you will notice two pivot assemblies. There is one on top and one on bottom. Cut off the metal , Garage flooring, floor coverings, floor material, epoxy, concrete floor paint, & floor coatings a piece where the pivot pin is attached. Just like that, the entire window , About Tempurpedic Mattresses. frame and glass , Drywall: How To Quickly Fix The Holes From Last Night's Party! are removed. Now, remove the crank assembly by removing the screws , If You’re Looking for Bedding, Think “Pink” holding it in place inside , Minimize Maintenance With Cedar Railings the house. , Hiring a Designer for Your Kitchen Remodeling Project The last step is to remove the protruding metal , ICE DAMS: What To Do? studs that you cut at the pivot to remove the window. , Sharp Solar – Solar Energy Manufacturer The easiest way to do it is to clamp a pair of channel lock , Drywall: How To Quickly Fix The Holes From Last Night's Party! pliers or vice grips as close to the frame as possible, then raise and lower the vice grips to break the metal , A Hammock For Everyone - Get The Right One For You off. That's it.

If you have a combination of casement and fixed panels, you remove the casements as I described. Then, you have to remove the fixed glass. , Vacuum The Grime, Vacuum The Past I used to put duct tape all over the outside , How to Select and Care for Crystal Barware of the glass. , Electrical Systems: Insurance & Electrical Then, I used one of those 2 dollar glass , Dog Sunes - Fashionable and Protective cutters that you can buy at the hardware , Basement Remodeling - Utilize Existing Space With a Basement Renovation store. Put a drop of household , Caring For Your Air Conditioner oil on the cutter tip , Hiring a Designer for Your Kitchen Remodeling Project before each cut. From inside, , Vacuum The Grime, Vacuum The Past score the glass , With A Stylish Bathroom Vanity You Can Take Pride In Your Bathroom's Appearance! accross the very top of the glass, , Heat Your Pool The Low Cost Way With A Solar Heater the very bottom, and along each side. Then, using the tip , Getting Started With Home Improvement Ideas of a screwdriver, tap the score all the way around the glass. , How to Select and Care for Crystal Barware Put a tarp or old sheet down outside , Drywall: How To Quickly Fix The Holes From Last Night's Party! the window, , How to Select and Care for Crystal Barware take the handle end of a hammer, and knock out the glass , Heat Your Pool The Low Cost Way With A Solar Heater at the score. You will have a vertical metal , How to Redesign Your Bedroom on a Small Budget bar in the center where the casement window , About Tempurpedic Mattresses. locked. Using a reciprocating saw or a hacksaw, cut the bar where it meets the frame coming from the drywall. There will be bits of glass , 10 Ways To Cut Your Electric Bill protruding beyond the metal , With A Stylish Bathroom Vanity You Can Take Pride In Your Bathroom's Appearance! lips. You need to knock those out, so they aren't in the way when installing the new window. , Remove Ink Stains From Carpet You can leave the glazing putty in place, , Successful Renovation since it will be hidden after you have installed the new window. , Waterproof Your Basement The Easy Way PLEASE WEAR GLOVES AND SAFETY GLASSES DURING THIS ENTIRE REMOVAL PROCEDURE!!

Next week I am going to explain the two types of installation procedures, whether you install retrofit or replacement style frames.
EzineArticles Expert Author John Rocco
John Rocco has been installing replacement windows , About Tempurpedic Mattresses. since 1978.

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