Strips of the same fully adhered membrane are the typical material used to bridge the gap between the window flange and the wall in this assembly.
Spray foam and high-quality sealant bridge all of the gaps between the framing, shims, and window for a durable and energy-efficient installation.
Use the liquid WRB and a piece of bevel siding to build a sloped sill before liquid-flashing the entire surface.
Dry-fit the window, then run a bead of liquid flashing that provides an extra layer of protection against water intrusion.
Mask off the window to keep things clean when you flash the window flange to the wall.
Unless a window is very large, I usually install it by myself. Over the years I've played with a few variations of how to install a window without it falling…
Thick-wall assemblies offer better comfort and energy efficiency, but installing windows presents a challenge for builders.
Tall windows and a wide multipanel door are defining features.
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