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Old 08-08-2012, 07:33 AM   #1
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nails or screws for installing a window which one works best

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New constrution with a nailing fin then use 1-1/4 galvinized roofing nails, replacement window come with there own screws most often.

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Simple answer: Nails.
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Either or work fine.

Nails are faster and are usually less proud so they are easier to seal over.

More propensity to pull the frame out of square by over torquing a screw as compared to over driving the nail.
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