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Old 06-26-2012, 08:39 PM   #1
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We just had new windows installed in a new home construction. The contractor did not factor the strapping required for the wood siding and as a result we are an inch short in the jambs. What can we do?

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Old 06-26-2012, 08:43 PM   #2
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Just use 1 X clear pine, or birch.

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Old 06-27-2012, 05:03 AM   #3
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If you are referring to the interior side of the windows: You can furr out the jambs using comparable material (to the planned interior wood finish trim). The width of the extension pieces should be 1/16" proud of the the actual width (depth) - difference - that you are trying to make-up.

If its going to be painted trim work, Poplar wood is the suggested wood-stock to use (as it has less knots and covers well with paint).




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