Weatherproof Window Installation, 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
Prepping and Installing the Window: Not all windows are created equal, and it’s tough to predict long-term performance. Rather than trying to discriminate based on brand or try to predict, every window that gets installed—regardless of brand, material, or price—receives the same belt-and-suspenders treatment to ensure that air and water leaks aren’t going to be an issue. This means taping all vulnerable areas of the window unit itself before it’s set into the rough opening.
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A Weatherproof Window Installation