September 10, 2015
Working from the interior, Brian installs several layers of insulation and air-sealing
Learn techniques for protecting the window opening with an angled sill and flashing tapes
In this episode, we detail the best practices for air-sealing the window, and flashing it to the outside of the house
July 11, 2015
Q: When installing new windows, I believe it is considered good practice to allow the head flashing above the window trim to overhang a little bit on each side. This leads…
March 4, 2015
How to swap out those corroded cast-in-place windows with new, more efficient units
November 5, 2014
I believe that we should always build for where things will be after many years. With that in mind, when installing sliding doors, I’ve learned not to shim and nail…
Knowing your priorities will help you find the best value in windows
September 10, 2014
On a recent job, I was hanging some solid-wood doors, jambs, and trim. I had cut the door and trim and had an idea for a way to get rid…
A look at the latest products and how to install them.
July 9, 2014
By far the weakest link in a Passive House, windows must be installed perfectly
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