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Old 04-21-2011, 12:04 AM   #1
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I'm adding on to my house I i need to frame up the wall to weather proof it but I dont have the windows can I still put the wall up and install the window later?

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It'll be much easier for you to put a window at framing stage then add on later ... but you can do that if you choose to...

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As long as they are installed before the siding goes on you are O.K.

Cover the openings with Tyvec and get to building.
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I'm adding on to my house I i need to frame up the wall to weather proof it but I dont have the windows can I still put the wall up and install the window later?
Just frame the rough opening and don't cut out the opening in the plywood until the windows get there,
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