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January 07, 1:33 PM [GMT -5]

Thanks for your advice! I didn't know if we would have to get full window replacements in Plainfield NJ or if there was another way to stop the cold air from coming in. I don't handle the cold well for me and if I'm in my house and still freezing then you know something is wrong!

October 23, 9:11 AM [GMT -5]

Check your window or door warranty before using expanding foam around them! If the window or door is still under warranty, using expanding foam insulation will more often than not void the warranty. I've installed windows and doors for a living. This is usually stated either with the warranty information or in the installation instructions. Another option is to use fiberglass insulation from a batt. Lightly stuff the insulation into the cavity - don't pack it too tightly, because this will actually lessen the insulating value. A shim or flexible putty knife is good for this.

February 02, 2:23 PM [GMT -5]

Started to take off the Window frames, then I realized that it is a much more involved project with my windows than the window you demonstrated with. With sills, and 1/4" rounds installed along with framing, there is many more things that need to be removed. I will have to wait till it gets warm to just make it a Saturday project. Thanks for the idea though!

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