How to Choose a Replacement Windowcomments (1) May 16th, 2012
Video Length: 1:56
Produced by: Colin Rusell and Patrick McCombe
Generally speaking, there are two ways to replace a window. The easiest and least-expensive option is what's called an insert replacement window, or simply a replacement window. In this case, you only replace the sashes and balance system. The other way to go is a full-frame replacement window, where you replace the entire window down th the rough opening.
So how do you know what's right for your project? Watch the video above where veteran remodeler Mike Sloggatt gives his take on the situation.
Go beyond the basics: A few additional bends of your copper piece turn this functional window cap flashing into a decorative detail
A pro shows how he shapes and solders copper cap flashing, a window's first line of defense against water
If you don't include housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is far from watertight.
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.
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