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  1. Windows, Siding and Doors
    Hi, I built and sold my first spec, I was the gc. I hired a guy to build the home, under a builder's contract. Sold the house, now 4 months later I have frost coming in the bottom right and left corner of each window. I found out he used tyveck tape to flash windows instead of flashing tape...
  2. Windows, Siding and Doors
    We’re renovating and installing double casement windows in Minnesota. For one of the windows, the Sheetrock was installed prior to the spray foam insulation, which caused a draft because cold air was getting through the space between the drywall sheet and the window casing. Contractor...
  3. Roofing
    I am installing some vinyl windows for the first time and was surprised to see they say not to put any nails in the nailing fin within 25% of both the heigth and width of the window, not to exceed 10". If I am reading the instructions correctly, and I am, that means on a 20 X 40 inch window you...
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