Flangeless Window Installation Details
We are building a DBL stud wall with 1/2″ plywood sheeting, 1/2″ plywood rough opening. Flangeless Tilt and Turn windows. The wall is only 8″ thick. We will be trimming the exterior with 1×4 PVC trim overlapping the window/rough opening and caulking. This trim will then be the base for roll shutters.
Is there a drawing detail for installation and taping, I didn’t see any in the Library. I have seen limited video instructions.
Is there benefit to using a 12″ flashing tape or product to completely cover the rough opening on the sides and top? My thinking is to connect the vapor barrier to the outside Weather barrier and then seal the windows to this frame for continuity?
On the exterior, would you use vapor permeable tape on all sides or just the bottom? or would you leave the bottom open and seal it from the inside of the window for drainage?
Thanks, I might just be over thinking all this.
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