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windows install (by Mike [NY]) Jan 26, 2022 3:57 PM
       windows install (by Richard [MI]) Jan 26, 2022 4:39 PM
       windows install (by Mike [NY]) Jan 26, 2022 5:02 PM
       windows install (by WMH [NC]) Jan 26, 2022 5:09 PM
       windows install (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Jan 26, 2022 5:20 PM
       windows install (by Busy [WI]) Jan 26, 2022 5:31 PM
       windows install (by Mike [NY]) Jan 26, 2022 6:15 PM
       windows install (by Busy [WI]) Jan 26, 2022 7:11 PM
       windows install (by Dave [MO]) Jan 26, 2022 8:54 PM
       windows install (by plenty [MO]) Jan 26, 2022 9:18 PM
       windows install (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Jan 27, 2022 10:34 AM
       windows install (by Busy [WI]) Jan 27, 2022 12:43 PM
       windows install (by myob [GA]) Jan 27, 2022 4:06 PM
       windows install (by Mike [NY]) Jan 27, 2022 5:06 PM
       windows install (by myob [GA]) Jan 27, 2022 9:21 PM
       windows install (by myob [GA]) Jan 27, 2022 9:25 PM
       windows install (by Busy [WI]) Jan 28, 2022 11:57 AM
       windows install (by Mike [NY]) Jan 28, 2022 2:39 PM


windows install (by Mike [NY]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 3:57 PM
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I have a very small apt that an older single woman love but it could use new windows. There are only 3 and Window World says its not worth their time.

Called a lot of carpenters/handymen etc and NO one has called back in a month.

Have any of you used Home Depot or Lowes services to install windows? Do you think they would take this small job? --66.30.xx.xxx




windows install (by Richard [MI]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 4:39 PM
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Are there holes in the walls open to the outside with the windows missing?

If not, do nothing. Maybe, if no storm windows available use plastic to cover them for the winter. Less than $5 per window.

Don't believe those companies that sell new windows. There are millions of old houses with windows 75-100+ years old that people just use plastic over them in the winter. --75.7.xx.xx




windows install (by Mike [NY]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 5:02 PM
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They are hard to open and close. Shes been a great tenant for ten years,..time to do something for her. --96.236.xxx.xxx




windows install (by WMH [NC]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 5:09 PM
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3? Hang nice curtains and get it rented. --50.82.xxx.xxx




windows install (by Ray-N-Pa [PA]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 5:20 PM
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An Amish man puts in my windows. He charges about $165 to build them and about 80 each to tear out and install for replacement windows.

Are there Amish near you?

The good news is, this really isn't the time of year for installing replacement windows. But it will take you about a month to get replacements and by then, it might start to warm up to 25 degree --24.101.xxx.xxx




windows install (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 5:31 PM
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If they are on the first floor, windows are easy to do yourself. Second story? Nope, I don't do heights....

I have used Home Depot for door installs. Excellent for straightforward, ordinary doors. But, most of my doors are odd. Had the Home Depot installer do a door on my own house. Fits perfectly.

I cannot imagine a building with only three windows. If you own more units in the building, perhaps time to do them all. Then Window World, or other brand installer might be interested. --70.92.xxx.xxx




windows install (by Mike [NY]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 6:15 PM
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Ok its not a building with only 3 windows,.its a multi unit with 52 windows,..its a first floor back of the building unit,..she loves it and its priced accordingly,..

I no longer work on buildings, I make enough after 40 years to stop that...and "I don't wanna,.."

Besides, the guys that do this all the time can do things 2=3x as fast, even in my best days.

I might call HD to see what they can do,..but anyone use Lowes? I haven't heard much about them doing that,..(they are a lot closer to this building)

--66.30.xx.xxx




windows install (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 7:11 PM
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I don't wanna... lol! --70.92.xxx.xxx




windows install (by Dave [MO]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 8:54 PM
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Mike, I haven’t used Lowe’s but I know they charge $300 for labor per window plus the cost of a window.

Special order replacement window are 9 weeks out for delivery. --174.202.xxx.xx




windows install (by plenty [MO]) Posted on: Jan 26, 2022 9:18 PM
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Yes I would use Lowes to purchase and install. It will be a great improvement. --172.58.xxx.xxx




windows install (by Oregon Woodsmoke [ID]) Posted on: Jan 27, 2022 10:34 AM
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You don't generally change windows in the middle of winter, but windows seem to be back ordered, so it might be time to order the windows and hope for delivery by summer. Especially if those aren't standard size.

I had a bad experience with one of the big box stores (don't remember which one) on a carpet install, so I won't use them for installs any more. But they don't have their own contractors, they will farm it out, so it is pot luck about what sort of work you will get. --76.178.xxx.xxx




windows install (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Jan 27, 2022 12:43 PM
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Window World was changing a house full of windows a couple of doors down from one of my rentals last week. ( bitter cold) I asked the guys about a small job (broken window during a break-in) , to see if they have any down-time. He said they had only one week off when the shutdowns first started, then they have been full-on since! But, they do squeeze the broken windows in more quickly ( mine has an A/C fitted in to secure, tenant loves it, so, no rush...)

Caulks have gotten good where they can be applied in colder weather. Paint too, though that isn't usually involved in window replacement. I'd have windows done in winter if it was straight-up replacement, or at least using the same opening, even if different configuration. --70.92.xxx.xxx




windows install (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jan 27, 2022 4:06 PM
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forget the windows. Do you really have a tenant thats been yours for 10+ years? Do you call her mom? or Aunt? or sis?

10 years.

Change tenant and then windows. We buy ours at home deopt. takes about 2 hrs each.

10 years???????????? --72.2.xxx.xx




windows install (by Mike [NY]) Posted on: Jan 27, 2022 5:06 PM
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MYOB:

Hey,... she is nice, pays rent on time, quiet,causes no problems ...I wish all tenants were like her.

Giving her a few windows is cheap reward. --96.236.xxx.xxx




windows install (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jan 27, 2022 9:21 PM
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Mike "reward"????

Let me break down your reasoning: she's nice til you say NO. Pays rent cause your so cheap with this long term tenant- who I will guarantee is under paying by 200.00 or more a month. and "cause's no problem" why? Because they have a cherry and there sucking it dry (you).

I want tenants who create problems and don't pay on time and can't move anywhere else and you have them by the go naides.

THERE'S money in those tenants if your not afraid of them!!!!

There's more to LL'ing then breaking even and most here still don't get it. --72.2.xxx.xx




windows install (by myob [GA]) Posted on: Jan 27, 2022 9:25 PM
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AND Oh Mike. Tenants don't deserve anything. YOUR INVESTMENT DOES.

DESERVE r u kidding me? you you you deserve-- not the tenant who BTW could give a crap ola about you. --72.2.xxx.xx




windows install (by Busy [WI]) Posted on: Jan 28, 2022 11:57 AM
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Wow, MYOB. I'll never understand your reasoning. It takes all kinds, I guess. --70.92.xxx.xxx




windows install (by Mike [NY]) Posted on: Jan 28, 2022 2:39 PM
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Well MYOB.

I make plenty of money. Her rent is only cheap because its the tiniest unit of 47 that I have. I would have a hard time filling it up with someone that is not a felon or other very undesirable,.

She plants flowers and trims bushes gratis because she likes doing it.I see her picking up stuff that blows onto my property, keeping it neat,.. She will open the basement for service people and reset an occasional breaker switch.Other things in a pinch,.. Since I'm about 100 miles away these things are appreciated, I consider her an asset. (and no,I don't want to sell)

I hope I don't have management problems or stay in this business so long to become as bitter as you.

--66.30.xx.xxx





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