Welcome to Vinyl Kraft Windows and Doors

About Us

About Vinyl Kraft Windows and Doors

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 Vinyl Kraft is a company based out of New Boston, Ohio on the beautiful Ohio River in southern Ohio.  Vinyl Kraft is a family company based on strong family values.  As a company Vinyl Kraft strive to make the best products and help strengthen our community as well.


Our Vision at Vinyl Kraft is…

  • To be a leader in the Remodeling Industry in the Midwestern United States, proving the greatest value in vinyl windows and doors
  • To foster the growth and development of individuals that form a superior team that out-performs our competition.


Our Mission is…

  • To continually improve our process
  • To coach each team member to the best they can be
  • To enhance our partner’s ability to increase cash flow by delivering a quality product in a timely manner
  • To discover the best service by solving issues quickly and completely
  • To discover the needs of our customers in order to provide the best solution to help them succeed
  • To partner with customers with like values to succeed in business


At Vinyl Kraft we value…

  • Honesty and integrity
  • Consistency to people, product and customers
  • Success
  • Continuous improvement
  • Team work
  • Systematic solution rather then blaming people
  • A safe and enjoyable work environment
  • Personal development of people

Legacy Series

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Legacy increases your home value, is energy savings and an appearance you will enjoy for many years to come.

Trustgard Series

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Like the Legacy series the Trustgard series will increase the value of your home.  It also offers many more options including color options, triple pane glass and Krypton gas fill just to name a few.

Installation

Hardware

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  • Hand Tools
  • Power Tools
  • Specialty Window Tools
  • Screws, Anchors and Clip 

Best Practices

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 Complete Installation Document covering proper opening preparation and proper installation achieving successful, long lasting weather management solutions. 

Proper Measurement

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  • Width First, then Height
  • Bow and Crown
  • Level and Planar
  • Plumb and Square 

Window Styles and Parts

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  • Window Anatomy
  • Window Hardware
  • Window Types and Styles
  • Window Operating Types 

Window Removal 1

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  • Guidelines
  • Frame-In or Frame-Out
  • Removing Wood Sash
  • Removing Metal Sash 

Window Removal 2

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  • Taking the Old Frame Out
  • Removing Steel Windows
  • Removing Aluminum Windows
  • Concrete/Masonry Tear out 

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Lead-Safe Install

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  • Proper Lead Testing and Notice
  • Containment and Disposal
  • EPA Rules(www.EPA.gov/lead)
  • Equipment and Supplies 

Old Window Disposal

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  • Recycle
  • Glass Recycle
  • Bagging Debris
  • Municipal Waste 

Proper Flashing

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  • Vapor Barriers
  • Sill Pans
  • Drip Caps
  • Method A and Method B 

Proper Shimming

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  • Tapered Shims
  • Stack-able Shims
  • Inflatable Shims
  • Integral Shims and Butterfly Shims 

Caulks and Sealants

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  • Adhesive
  • Expandable
  • SPF Foams
  • Proper Gunning 

Application Variations

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  • Wood Window
  • Frame In and Frame Out
  • Aluminum Window 
  • Frame In and Frame Out
  • Steel Window 
  • Frame In and Frame Out
  • Install Variations 

Installation

Single/Double Hung Box Frame

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  • Blind Stop
  • Pocket Install
  • Remove, Prepare, Install
  • Wrapping the Opening 

Sliding Windows

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  • Box Frame
  • Frame-Out or Frame-In
  • Fin/Flange/Flush
  • With and Without Head Expander 

Casement-Awning Windows

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  • Frame-In
  • Frame Out
  • Tilt-Turn
  • Outside-in Installation 

Outside-In Install

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  •  Install Without Head Expander
  • Dealing with Exterior Stop
  • Sealing Inside and Outside
  • Preserving Inside Trim 

Bay, Bow-Garden Windows

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  • Proper Measure
  • Determine Overhang
  • Sill Support
  • Roof Construction 

Frame-In vs. Frame-Out

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  • How To Choose
  • Proper Sealing for Each
  • Measuring for Each
  • Structural Considerations 

Installation

Steel Window Replacement

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  • Removing Frame from Masonry
  • Leaving Old Frame In
  • Jumping Frame
  • Trim and Sealing Considerations 

New Construction Install

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  • Remodeling
  • Flashing (Method A and B)
  • Sill Pans
  • Vapor Barrier  

Fin Replacement With Box Frame

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  • Remove Old Finned Window
  • Re-Trim with Wider Exterior
  • Use Box Frame Replacement Window
  • Pocket Install to Outside Trim 

Tilt/Turn Installation

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  • Proper Sizing for Proper Fit
  • Important Use of Capture Blocks
  • Wood and Block Installation
  • Tilt/Slide and Fold and Slide Doors 

Installing Curves-Shapes

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  • Circle Tops
  • Picture Windows
  • Trapezoids
  • Exterior Sealing 

Coastal Replacement

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  • Proper Removal
  • Wood Surround/Mounting
  • Dealing with the Gap
  • Rebuild Opening 

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Combining-Mulling

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  • Snap Mulls
  • H-Mulls
  • Structural Mulls
  • Combinations 

Replace Aluminum Window

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  • Pry Out Old Frame
  • Leaving Old Frame In
  • Interior Sill
  • Level Sill 

Entry-Patio Door Install

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  • Wood Buck
  • Nailing Fin
  • Brick Mould
  • Proper Sill Preparation 

Coastal New Window Install

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  • CMU Opening
  • Masonry Wall
  • Impact Glazing
  • Wind Loads and Codes 

Replace Window With Door

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  • Remove Old Window
  • Prepare New Header
  • Frame for New Door
  • Install Door 

Curved Opening in Masonry

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  • Kerfed Wood
  • Flexible PVC Foam Trim
  • Special Shapes
  • Trim 

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Jump Frame Install

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  • Stucco Frontal Flange
  • Safe Removal of Old Window
  • Proper Drip Cap
  • Proper Perimeter Sealing 

Frame Fin Mount & J-Channel

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  • Proper Flashing
  • Proper Overlapping Flashing
  • Foam Board Sheathing
  • Integral J-Channel Install 

Insulate Sash Pockets Frame

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  • Cure Drafts in Box Frame Install
  • Insulate Sash Pockets
  • Insulate Behind Jambs,
  • Insulate Sill and Headers 

Masonry/Brick

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  • Masonry/Brick Veneer
  • Wood Buck Surround
  • Fin, Flange, Flush
  • Install in Stucco 

Fastening

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  • Screws
  • Clips
  • Simplex Nails
  • Best Practices 

Basement-Utility Windows

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  • Hopper
  • Sliding
  • Specialty
  • Sealing 

Installation

Water Management

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  •  Divert, Drain and Dry
  • Reconnecting the 5 Climate Barriers
  • Impel Rods
  • Barrier and Drainage Installation 

Sealant Tape Install

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  •  Gap Install
  • Behind Flange/Fin
  • Retrofit Installation
  • Sealing 

Egress-Safety

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  • Proper Size for Escape
  • Tempered Glazing Rules
  • Storm Safe
  • Sill Height 

Jamb Liner Install

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  • F-Channel
  • Jamb, Head and Sill Liners
  • Fasteners
  • Coordinating Trim 

Sound Control

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  • Asymmetric Glazing
  • Decibels and Comfort
  • Isolating the Frame
  • Double Windows 

Wind-Storm Install

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  • Glazing
  • Window Loads
  • Wind Zones
  • Testing 

Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Vinylkraft.com

3404 Rhodes Avenue, Portsmouth, Ohio 45662, United States

(740) 456-4949

Hours

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8:00 am – 4:30 pm

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