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My window is broken, what should I do?

Broken glass except for non-thermal pane windows requires a glazier (glass company technician).  Wood insulated window sashes with broken glass are best replaced, not repaired.  The Atlanta region has dozens of sources for sashes.  The cost for a pair of sashes is usually in the neighborhood of $100.  Handy homeowners can easily accomplish this task by going online for directions.  …

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Help! My front door leaks water…

Every exterior door in Atlanta should be constructed with a roof over it.  Lacking that there are four usual reasons for a leaking front door: a bad threshold; rotted wood on the frame; no drip cap; and missing/defective door weather-stripping. All of these except the drip cap are subject to gradual degradation.  The orientation of the house by compass point …

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When to repair a garage door

If you have a wooden garage door and you see signs of rot, you should plan on having the door replaced with an aluminum insulated unit.  Perhaps the door is not rotted but operates poorly.  I would advise contacting a reputable garage door company and asking for a “tune-up”, usually around $150 plus parts.  Their expertise surpasses by far that …

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