Video Vault: How to Choose a Replacement Window
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? In this gem from the Fine Homebuilding Video Vault, 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 detailby John Mahan
A pro shows how he shapes and solders copper cap flashing, a window’s first line of defense against waterby John Mahan
If you don’t include housewrap, use a sill pan, and flash the flanges, the work is far from watertight.by Rob Moody
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.by Rob Moody