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Buying Windows at a Auction

Posted by Firsthome21 (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 30, 11 at 13:15

Has anyone ever bought windows at Anderson 200 Windows at auction, how are these windows different compared to windows from Lumber Yard. I am not a builder or contractor, but was trying to save some $$ on windows by buying them in auctions. Lumber Yard said the windows would be set on 4-9/16 jambs for 2X4 wall. Does anyone know if this is a standard jamb that comes with Anderson 200 Windows.

Also, any tips on what all to check when buying a window will be helpful as well.

Thanks


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RE: Buying Windows at a Auction

4 9/16 jamb is the most common,and therefore "standard jamb:... The question is, do these windows fit the sizes in your home?


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RE: Buying Windows at a Auction

Yes they fit the rough opening in my house. But I don't know if the 4 9/16 jambs come standard with the window out of the box, or is this something that one has to add after buying the window.


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RE: Buying Windows at a Auction

What does this mean on an Anderson Window Sticker. Does anyone know where can I find details on what all these letters mean on Anderson Windows?

"WPWI 40.625 X 35"

"UNIT 0 DEG WHTWHT HPTEMP FDL 4W3H 3/4 HDN HDN"

"WDHI 31.125 X 61.75 UNIT 0 DEG WHTWHT HP SDL SEL 2W1H 1 1/8 HDN HDN"


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RE: Buying Windows at a Auction

Why don't you ask them?


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