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Storm window repair

Posted by oklahomagreg (My Page) on
Tue, Nov 25, 08 at 21:40

Older home with aluminum windows and all have aluminum storm windows covering them. I've got a slider window with a slider storm window covering it. The storm window has a bb hole in it and I want to replace it. But, I can't figure out how to remove it from the frame so I can do so. The storm window pane/frame is on one side of the window and the storm window screen sits right next to it. I can't figure out how to repair or remove either one without totally destroying them. Any ideas? What other info do you need to help me?


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RE: Storm window repair

I used to have aluminum storm windows and they were such
a pain. And they were not energy efficient at all.
Mine were 'double hung', meaning they slid up and down.
to get a pane out you had to force it to one side, or the
other and the other side would clear enough that you could
tilt it out for removal. I'm guessing yours is the same
way, except you would have to lift the pane up enough so
the bottom could pull out a bit and then pull down to
slip it out of it's upper channel. The screen works the
same way and you may have to get that out first.
The best investment I ever made on my home was getting
rid of those windows and putting in vinyl clad double
pane insulated windows that tilt in for washing.


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RE: Storm window repair

Picture would help. The release mechanisms vary from company to company.
Ron


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