Weatherproof Window Installation, Episode 1: Prepping the Rough Opening
Learn solid techniques for preparing a rough opening, installing a new window, and sealing it up tight.
Prepping the Rough Opening: A good window installation is much easier to achieve when you start with an accurately-sized and square rough opening. Water leaks from windows usually show up at the sill—which is by far the most vulnerable area of a window opening—so that’s where the weatherproofing efforts begin.
|Episode 1: Prepping the Rough Opening
Learn techniques for protecting the window opening with an angled sill and flashing tapes
|Episode 2: Prepping and Installing the Window
In this episode, we detail the best practices for air-sealing the window, and flashing it to the outside of the house
|Episode 3: Insulation and Air-Sealing
Working from the interior, Brian installs several layers of insulation and air-sealing
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