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  1. Windows and Doors
    We have experienced a significant amount of leaking in both our windows to our home on one side of our mansard flat wall (we confirmed with getting the hose up there). Would anyone have suggestions for re-doing the flashing the right way? Steps and material? We just had the roofers re-shingle...
  2. Windows and Doors
    So around the windows and doors of our 3.5 year old home looks like what they call integrated J channel. I may be wrong, so please correct me if I am. Some siding and window contractors stated something along the lines of the J Channel/channel flashing or taping wasn't done correctly when they...
  3. Windows and Doors
    We have 2 issues: We are in the process of selling our house. The buyers want ALL the windows on the house to have flashing, even under the soffit. 1) Our contractor says that they can all be flashed, BUT that it's not necessary under the soffit. Is there some sort of code that requires...
  4. Windows and Doors
    I am turning a storage building out in the middle of nowhere into a rustic mountain cabin. For this project, I am all about functional and cheap. I will need to install several new windows into spots where no windows were before, so I will have to cut and frame new openings. The existing...
  5. Windows and Doors
    I'm replacing the vinyl siding on my house with wood siding (clapboard), but my windows are vinyl flange windows with a channel for the vinyl siding to fit under. I want to trim out the windows with 1-by and butt the wood siding up to the trim. I taped adhesive weather-proofing flashing around...
  6. Windows and Doors
    what is the best caulking to use to seal a window? i got some Sika Construction Sealant from HD as I've been real please with their other products (particularly Anchoring Epoxy, that thing rocks my world) but was wondering if there is anything better. my window goes directly against masonry on...
  7. Building & Construction
    Hello, I am working on vinyl siding my house. I have taken off the old siding, installed foam board and have wrapped the house in Tyvek. My concern is at the windows. Because I windows were installed before I wrapped the house, how do I make sure that the windows are properly sealed to make...
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