Even the best window in the world is only as good as the quality of the installation.
A few extra bends in this typical aluminum-window-flashing component makes it a more effective water-shedding detail.
You won’t necessarily find head flashing on windows and doors that have integral flanges because some manufacturers call for it and some don’t
In this podcast episode, host and managing editor Justin Fink talks with editor in chief Rob Yagid and design editor Brian Pontolilo about trusses, windows, decking, and foundations.
Protecting the rough opening helps with air-sealing and water management.
Watch an expert demonstrate the process, step by step.
Step By Step: Bending metal for simple flashings.
Residential builders are beginning to experiment with fluid flashing products developed for commercial jobs.
Working from the interior, Brian installs several layers of insulation and air-sealing
Learn techniques for protecting the window opening with an angled sill and flashing tapes
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