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Attaching upvc window frames to upvc French door frame.

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by tazman, 21 Jul 2007.

  1. tazman

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    I plan to attach a new window frame to an existing French door frame. Both are 70mm profile and will be side by side. What should I use to secure them to one another? Are there proprietry fixings available?
    Thanks in advance.
     
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    if both profiles are from the same manufacturer you should be able to buy a jointing strip.if not,you're going to have to just screw them together and put a 25mm trim over the joint,dont forget any glass closer than 300mm to a french needs to be annealed.
     
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    A what ? Where did you hear that rubbish ?
     
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    Not too familiar with the building regs then JFC?
     
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    Obviously not ! Never had anything " not passed " with top side lights above 900mm not being toughened or laminated .
     
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    To get away with annealed glass it would have to be bloody thick so as not to break under impact.
     
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    taz, we use window depot in sutton Coldfield. I see u r in the midlands, hopefully not too far, they sell the jointing strips for this thing 0121 311 2666

    HTH :)
     
  10. tazman

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    The gent at the double glazing shop assured me I could screw the 2 70mm profile frames together and also sold me a 28mm wide strip to cover the seam. Looks fine to me.
    Thanks to you guys for your replies.
     
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