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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?

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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?

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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.

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