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Windows and Doors Expert Advice from Start to Finish

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ISBN-10: 1561584835

ISBN-13: 9781561584833

Edition: 2002

Authors: Andrew Wormer, Scott McBride

List price: $29.95
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This is a comprehensive guide to understanding door and window installation, including preparing and adjusting basic and specialized types of windows and doors. Scott McBride turns what has the potential to be a tedious task into a project builders can approach with confidence.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Taunton Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 4/1/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 9.25" wide x 11.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Scott McBride has been a gardener and a professional carpenter since 1974. He is a contributing editor of "Fine Homebuilding" magazine, and the owner of Mustard Seed Master Builders in Sperryville, Virginia.

Choosing and Specifying Doors
Door Operating Systems
Styles and Materials
Ordering Doors
Installing Interior Doors
Preparing the Opening
Installing a Prehung Door
Installing Complex Interior Doors
Installing a Pair of Prehung Doors
Installing a Set of Four-Panel Bifold Doors
Installing a Bypass Closet Door
Installing a Pocket Door
Installing Exterior Doors
Framing a Door Opening in a New Exterior Wall
Cutting an Opening in an Existing Exterior Wall
Prepping an Exterior Door Opening
Installing a Prehung Exterior Door
Finishing the Exterior
Installing Complex Exterior Doors
Installing Prehung French Doors
Installing Center-Hinged Patio Doors
Installing Sliding Patio Doors
Installing Storm and Secondary Doors
New Doors in Old Frames
Fitting a New Door to an Existing Opening
Hinging a New Door to an Existing Frame
Installing Locksets and Deadbolts
Fixing Door Problems
Adjusting Doors for a Better Fit
Weatherstripping Door Jambs
Sealing Door Bottoms
Repairing Doors
Choosing Windows
Window Operating Systems
Material Options
Glazing Options
Ordering Windows
Ordering Storm Windows and Screens
Installing Basic Windows
Framing a Window Opening
Prepping a Rough Opening for a Window
Installing a Wooden Casement
Installing a Clad Double-Hung Window
Installing a Sliding Window
Installing Complex Windows
Installing Bays and Bows
Installing Round-Top Windows
Repairing Windows
Tuning Up Old Windows
Replacing Sash Ropes
Reglazing Window Sashes
Replacing Double-Hung Sashes and Tracks
Installing Vinyl Replacement Windows
Choosing a Skylight
Framing and Finishing a Skylight Opening
Installing a Skylight in an Asphalt-Shingle Roof
Installing a Special Skylight
Interior Trim
Installing Jamb Extensions
Installing Door Trim
Installing Window Trim
Alternative Trim Styles