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Making Windows into Doors

Mon, 30 Aug 2010|

Joe Alvarez reviews how to extend windows to provide greater access to residential structures.

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Welcome -- -- minutes I'm Joseph coverage they -- gonna talk about window expansions and adding additional orders for structures. What we have here we have a very large building -- only windows and no doors. So we're gonna do is we're gonna add additional -- that this guy. You never know we might end up haven't had a firefighter from inside the building. We might end up having to -- Movement victim and sometimes it's easier to bring out a point where we found them but it is appreciable way back -- Okay now we're gonna do with the firefighters because starter changed so we're gonna run to -- cut down each side of our window. That's gonna give us a -- some technique. That the other firefighters are coming he -- the window. With -- light poles and -- Okay what we've just done is that -- -- -- we're gonna make too stressed cuts. -- got that each side of our window -- account or -- level. Now a lot of times firefighters will notice it god of war might just by the way -- -- is grabbing. Just like when you're cutting room and you know you're hitting -- -- Or there's another technique we could do. Either this cedar shakes or your vinyl siding to expose. Where you're still -- What we've done is we've done -- technique and it's just go until the firefighter actually felt but he was hitting the lower level. Now our other firefighters are coming here now and -- gonna grab. This and are gonna remove it be a -- -- If -- firefighters pull together. And it completely remove. Our -- we now have made a window. Into a door and very simple technique as long -- you practice you become very proficient at. Know your buildings. Known to keep your other brother firefighters say. I'm Joseph Alvarez and thank you for watching three years.

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