Gap Between Window Trim and Frame
Hello, with a flanged window, what size gap should I leave between the trim and the window frame? If there is a gap, won’t the flashing tape show? I see a gap on some details (like p. 164 here), but no size. Also… Should I caulk it? Is there any concern with puncturing the nail fin with trim nails?
Specs of my project, in case it helps:
-Fiberglass windows, mounted to the sheathing, and projecting ~1 1/8″ beyond it.
-Flashing tape will lap from WRB, across the nail fin, onto the window frame.
-Rainscreen will be 1/2″ plywood strips.
-Siding will be 1″ rough boards, live edge, not beveled
-Trim/casing will be 2 3/4″ thick
Thank you as always!
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