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mt232 04-07-2007 08:30 AM

window installation - nails or screws
 
I'm installing 42 x 42 double casements in new construction, with 2 x 4 framing....should I used nails or wood screws? what size?

thanks!

AtlanticWBConst. 04-07-2007 08:39 AM

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Originally Posted by mt232 (Post 39915)
I'm installing 42 x 42 double casements in new construction, with 2 x 4 framing....should I used nails or wood screws? what size?

thanks!

Hi,

Use 1/ 1/4" to 1 1/2" Roofing nails.

Install the window properly while checking it for square/plumb/level and flat against the house's sheathing.

Do not use screws. They will dimple and warp the window's flange.

mt232 04-07-2007 08:41 AM

Thanks
 
I don't have to know anything....just where to ask!

kidding...I know a bit...just lose some details....


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