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, these imported windows must be installed perfectly.
April 30, 2014
Flashing kits for windows and doors
March 5, 2014
Nine years ago, Barbara and Don McKee stopped dreaming about the changes they wanted to make to the home they’d shared for 40 years and started implementing them. The couple…
January 8, 2014
Get ready: Airtightness requirements are part of the 2012 building and energy code.
October 28, 2013
Bill demonstrates how to use a combination of materials to flash over the flanges. Finally, he installs the pre-built casing over the new window.
Watch as Bill applies sealant to the window flange; checks the window for plumb, level, and square; and fastens the flanges to secure the window.
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