Installation Information

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  • Hand Tools
  • Power Tools
  • Specialty Window Tools
  • Screws, Anchors and Clip

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Complete Installation Document covering proper opening preparation and proper installation achieving successful, long lasting weather management solutions.

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  • Width First, then Height
  • Bow and Crown
  • Level and Planar
  • Plumb and Square

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  • Window Anatomy
  • Window Hardware
  • Window Types and Styles
  • Window Operating Types

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  • Guidelines
  • Frame-In or Frame-Out
  • Removing Wood Sash
  • Removing Metal Sash

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  • Take the Old Frame Out
  • Removing Steel Windows
  • Removing Aluminum Windows
  • Concrete/Masonry Tear out

Installation information

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  • Proper Lead Testing and Notice
  • Containment and Disposal
  • EPA Rules (www.EPA.gov/Lead)
  • Equipment and Supplies

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  • Recycle
  • Glass Recycle
  • Bagging Debris
  • Municipal Waste

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  • Vapor Barriers
  • Sill Pans
  • Drip Caps
  • Method A and Method B

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  • Tapered Shims
  • Stack-able Shims
  • Inflatable Shims
  • Integral Shims and Butterfly Shims

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  • Adhesive
  • Expandable
  • SPF Foams
  • Proper Gunning

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  • Wood Windows Frame in and Out
  • Aluminum Window Frame in and Out
  • Steel Windows Frame in and Out
  • Install Variations

Installation Information

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  • Blind Stop
  • Pocket Install
  • Remove, Prepare, Install
  • Wrapping the Opening

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  • Box Frame
  • Frame-Out or Frame-In
  • Fin/Flange/Flush
  • With and Without Head Expander

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  • Frame-In
  • Frame-Out
  • Tilt-Turn
  • Outside-In Installation

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  • Install Without Head Expander
  • Dealing with Exterior Stop
  • Sealing Inside and Outside
  • Preserving Inside Trim

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  • Proper Measure
  • Determine Overhang
  • Sill Support
  • Roof Construction

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  • How To Choose
  • Proper Sealing for Each
  • Measuring for Each
  • Structural Considerations

Installation Information

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  • Removing Frame from Masonry
  • Leaving Old Frame In
  • Jumping Frame
  • Trim and Sealing Considerations

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  • Remodeling
  • Flashing (Method A and B)
  • Sill Pans
  • Vapor Barrier

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  • Remove Old Finned Window
  • Re-Trim with Wider Exterior
  • Use Box Frame Replacement Window
  • Pocket Install to Outside Trim

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  • Proper Sizing for Proper Fit
  • Important Use of Capture Block
  • Wood and Block Installation
  • Tilt/Slide and Fold/Slide Doors

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  • Circle Tops
  • Picture Windows
  • Trapezoids
  • Exterior Sealing

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  • Proper Removal
  • Wood Surround/Mounting
  • Dealing with the Gap
  • Rebuild Opening

Installation Information

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  • Snap Mulls
  • H-Mulls
  • Structural Mulls
  • Combinations

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  • Pry Out Old Frame
  • Leaving Old Frame In
  • Interior Sill
  • Level Sill

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  • Wood Buck
  • Nailing Fin
  • Brick Mold
  • Proper Sill Preparation

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  • CMU Opening
  • Masonry Wall
  • Impact Glazing
  • Wind Loads and Codes

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  • Remove Old Window
  • Prepare New Header
  • Frame for New Door
  • Install Door

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  • Kerfed Wood
  • Flexible PVC Foam Trim
  • Special Shapes
  • Trim

Installation Information

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  • Stucco Frontal Flange
  • Safe Removal of Old Window
  • Proper Drip Cap
  • Proper Perimeter Sealing

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  • Proper Flashing
  • Proper Overlapping Flashing
  • Foam Board Sheathing
  • Integral J-Channel Install

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  • Cure Drafts in Box Frame Install
  • Insulate Sash Pockets
  • Insulate Behind Jambs
  • Insulate Sill and Headers

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  • Masonry/Brick Veneer
  • Wood Buck Surround
  • Fin, Flange, Flush
  • Install in Stucco

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  • Screws
  • Clips
  • Simplex Nails
  • Best Practices

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  • Hopper
  • Sliding
  • Specialty
  • Sealing

INSTALLATION INFORMATION

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  • Divert, Drain and Dry
  • Reconnecting the 5 Climate Barriers
  • Impel Rods
  • Barrier and Drainage Installation

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  • Gap Install
  • Behind Flange/Fin
  • Retrofit Installation
  • Sealing

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  • Proper Size for Escape
  • Tempered Glazing Rules
  • Storm Safe
  • Sill Height

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  • F-Channel
  • Jamb, Head and Sill Liners
  • Fasteners
  • Coordinating Trim

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  • Asymmetric Glazing
  • Decibels and Comfort
  • Isolating the Frame
  • Double Windows

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  • Glazing
  • Window Loads
  • Wind Zones
  • Testing