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These are called spring balances, and have enough tension in the spring to hold the window open (sorry about your hand). It's kind of hard to tell from the pictures you posted what type they are (other than older ones), but you should be able to find some instructions for a model similar to yours now that you know what to search for. In general, you'll ...


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We just ordered replacement windows but no-one told us the amount of viewing area that we would lose. Since one reason we we bought our house was for the views, we were devastated when we saw the windows and sent them away. For example, our two kitchen casement windows which have 16" of glass each would have been reduced to just over 12" of glass each. ...


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They are called safety cup hooks and have been cleverly repurposed. Links are for illustration purposes only. No product or source is being endorsed.


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This is hard to do and I agree that there is a big range of cost between basic insulated sealed units and some of the high performance glass units which can be triple the cost. Here in Canada when we install a commercial glass project we are required to provide warranty documentation from the glass supplier which shows the makeup of the sealed units ( glass ...


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Passive infrared sensors (PIR), use Infrared (IR) light to detect motion. Unfortunately for you, infrared light does not travel through glass so well.


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This tree, not the one you should be barking up, is. PIRs do NOT work though glass. Put it outside.


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The Family Handyman has an article on How to Install Craftsman Trim, which says to simply glue and nail the stool to the jamb using 2 1/2" finish nails. Once you have the stool cut to length, add a bit of wood glue to the length that will sit against the window frame. Position the stool where you want it, and drill pilot holes through the stool and into the ...


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Looks like you could "float" them level with the existing frame, but screw in from the window side (through the face away from the room, into the part you call a stool that I'd call a sill) which would firmly attach the stool to the windowframe so it could not pull away from the wall. They are probably designed not to have one, yes - "picture-framing" ...


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Build a quick temp wall inside about 3' in so you got room to work. If the ceiling rafters don't bear weight on it just try and bridge over temp.wall to keep.things up. The temp wall is top and bottom plate and 2' centers with a stiff back 2x4 nailed a cross at center. Maybe a angle brace 2x4 0n the other. Put temp wall.in place and demo your wall. The wall ...


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The weight of the roof will be so little in that area, that if you have a fascia board, that will hold it together in a straight line for the short time while you are adding the header. If you have aluminum wrapped fascia, you will most likely have 2X material for a sub fascia, that's even better, unless it is a cover over an existing 1X fascia. Even if it ...


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Based on your description of the loading, I wouldn't be too concerned about supporting it at all unless you're going to leave the framing out for any significant period of time (days for example). If anything it might sag a fraction of an inch, but you'll true it up when the new header goes in. You'll want to remove the old one first and re-frame that ...



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