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Old 04-06-2010, 12:15 PM   #1
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I am doing a laundry reno and need to replace a window. The outside is cedar siding. Can someone explain the steps to replacing the window? I had a company replace some of the other windows and it didn't look too hard. Here's my thinking:

1) Draw outline about 2" bigger than window and cut out using skillsaw (set at about same width as siding or just a little more) for access to old frame.

2) Remove old window. Put in new window. (Not sure the proper way to do this yet). Also need to install some kind of drip cap...again not sure of this

3) For trim, i would like to set trim flush with the siding but would that cause me future problems with water penetrations where the siding butts against the trim board? I would also like to have the top piece of trim have slightly angled cuts and extend past the side pieces. How do i cut my siding to do this?

I know i can do this i just need to have all the proper info before i go and tear into it...thanks for any help...

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Old 04-06-2010, 01:40 PM   #2
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the devil is in the details . And at least 80% of the contractors will get it wrong. it is really easy, but timely to explain. Send me a private message with your email and I will send you some directions.

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Try going to You tube and look for, "new window installation". There are quite a few choices to view. Come back and ask clarifying questions after the viewing.
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