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Watertight window flashing Q & A: Watertight window flashing

Replacing a Basement Window
Replacing a Basement WindowOnline Membership Required

This R-30 wall is inexpensive and easy to build

Double-Hung Decision
Double-Hung DecisionOnline Membership Required

Knowing your priorities will help you find the best value in windows

Save Energy with Storm Windows
Save Energy with Storm WindowsOnline Membership Required

A look at the latest products and how to install them

The Passive House Build, Part Five: Installing High-Performance Windows
The Passive House Build, Part Five: Installing High-Performance WindowsOnline Membership Required

By far the weakest link in a Passive House, windows must be installed perfectly

Tailgate: Susan Marvin, Window Manufacturer
Tailgate: Susan Marvin, Window Manufacturer

Keeping a labor force intact was one strategy a family business used to survive the recession by thinking about the future.

New Window in an Old Opening
New Window in an Old OpeningOnline Membership Required

A leak-free installation depends on compatible materials and multiple layers of defense

Build Like a Pro: How to Make a Decorative Window Cap Flashing
Video: Build Like a Pro: How to Make a Decorative Window Cap FlashingOnline Membership Required

Go beyond the basics: A few additional bends of your copper piece turn this functional window cap flashing into a decorative detail

Soldering copper cap flashing
Soldering copper cap flashing

A pro shows how he shapes and solders copper cap flashing, a window's first line of defense against water

Installing and Flashing Windows Correctly
Installing and Flashing Windows Correctly

If you don’t include housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is far from watertight.

Window Installation Done Right
Window Installation Done Right

Doing everything to ensure a leakproof job? If you don’t include the housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is far from watertight.

New Life for Old Double-Hung WindowsOnline Membership Required

With new weatherstripping, weights, pulleys, and ropes, you can improve performance without compromising historical authenticity

A flat-seam copper roof for a bay window
A flat-seam copper roof for a bay window

When installed properly, this centuries-old roofing can last a lifetime

A Basement Bedroom Demands an Egress WindowOnline Membership Required

Providing natural light, fresh air, and a code-compliant exit can be the most important aspect of any basement remodel

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