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So we are replacing our windows. We had termites about 5 years ago and part of a window sill had damage. Home improvement stores no longer carry the sill or apron or whatever we need. It is the sloped part of the window going outside. Any suggestions on fixing it? Also we had a storm door (all glass) on the front. It wasn't shut good and the wind jerked it open and slammed it against the handrail. It took a big piece out of the door facing where the spring was at the top. DH patched it up but we need to fix it. It is a door with the transom lights/windows on both sides. So we can't just replace a door frame when it has other things connected to it. Or can we?
 
Posts: 460 | Registered: Apr 05, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Home Depot dropped the exterior sill pieces in wood. They still carry them in vinyl. (SKU # 250086).

Lowe's carries them in both wood (SKU #1318) and vinyl.
 
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Did you go to a local lumber yard instead of the big box stores? They often have "old" stock and many can give you helpful advice.
 
Posts: 6965 | Location: North MN & Northern AR | Registered: Oct 01, 2002Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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As suggested above, the regular lumber yards, (not just the box stores) may have the profile you are looking for in trim. If they do not carry it, they can create it for you if you bring them a piece.
 
Posts: 9595 | Location: Plains & Mountains | Registered: Jun 08, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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Someone we know was able to buy some wood and plane it down to fit. It wasn't something we could do and no lumberyards around here anymore.
 
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