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How to install EPS around window area w/ recessed windows?

JackofAllTrades777 | Posted in General Questions on

Anyone have a detail or written explanation on how to wrap EPS around a recessed or innie window buck area? The window will be sitting 5+ inches away from the exterior ICF wall. Stucco cannot be applied to the area without some EPS but how does one bring EPS into that recessed area and how do you attach it to the wood or concrete buck?

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    Martin Holladay | | #1

    Peter,
    If you are using ICFs, the first source for architectural details and window installation details is the ICF manufacturer.

    If your ICF manufacturer is unable to supply window installation details, or provides details that make you nervous, you have discovered strong evidence that you have chosen the wrong ICF manufacturer for your project.

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