Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Remodeling

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-24-2012, 10:26 AM   #1
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Window trim over existing T-111?


I was asked by a friend to trim out some windows recently. The previous remodelers replaced the old windows with new windows, then replaced the old siding with T-111. They then ran the T-111 siding right up to the window, no trim, no flashing, just caulk all around the window. My question is: How or can I install simple window trim over the T-111 with only a 1/4 inch reveal to work with? (The idea is so they can paint the trim a different color from the building).
One other thing, underneath the siding, is just house wrap and framing. I realize this is a bit of a head scratcher and I could really use some pointers. Thanks.


Last edited by J Howard; 07-24-2012 at 10:32 AM.
J Howard is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2012, 10:35 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2012
Location: Phoenix AZ
Posts: 452
Rewards Points: 250
Default

Window trim over existing T-111?


What kind of trim are you placing on the exterior? Did they pull the old window frames out? Are the new windows vinyl, aluminum, or wood? Was the house wrap put on after the installation of the new windows? What kind of siding was on there before? I'm not sure I understand when you say you only have a 1/4'' reveal to work with? Are you saying the window sticks out a 1/4'' past the t-111? Oh, welcome to DIY !

CopperClad is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-24-2012, 10:49 AM   #3
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Posts: 2
Rewards Points: 10
Default

Window trim over existing T-111?


Ok, I have no idea what kind of trim to install, other than it be an exterior grade something or another. The widows are vinyl, and it looks like the house wrap was installed before the widows were installed. They had used a now canceled type of siding I'm not familiar with. The previous siding had warped badly. And yes, the windows look like they were installed so that they stick out only a 1/4 inch from the T-111. It's a nightmare for sure! And finally, Thank You!
Oops, missed one of your questions. Yes the old widows were one piece single paned aluminum. They never had widow trim previously either. The building is late 1970's/early 1980.

Last edited by J Howard; 07-24-2012 at 10:54 AM.
J Howard is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Existing Window Installation Earnie Windows and Doors 15 02-21-2012 01:04 PM
pvc exterior window trim sealant/adhesive Mudball Building & Construction 6 03-18-2010 07:11 PM
Stool and Apron Window Trim Style Advice DIYCarp Carpentry 8 01-24-2009 09:31 AM
Double hung window trim helpless handyman Carpentry 24 04-10-2007 08:49 PM
locate a vendor for vinyl window pane trim bjr23 Remodeling 1 02-13-2005 11:59 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.