Wrapping Windows

Old 01-13-05, 07:47 PM
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Wrapping Windows

Help! I have just had replacement windows installed. I have had two people come out and check the way they are wrapped and both tell me that it is not wrapped around for a brick house, but the wrapping is left straight. My inlaws are arguing and telling me that they are not wrapped correctly. Please advise me where I can go to find out how a brick homes windows should be wrapped.

Old 01-14-05, 05:28 AM
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Depending of type of windows. There so many different style on the market
none are identical.
I would contact the window rep that sell the make of your windows and have them check it out.
A picture sometime might help us out..

Old 01-14-05, 08:26 AM
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it is not wrapped around for a brick house, but the wrapping is left straight
Can you make this a little clearer?
Old 01-16-05, 06:30 PM
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I'm assuming your talking about the exterior brickmould being wrapped with aluminum and the windows sit back in a bricked opening?

The cap work your talking about is shaped like a L that goes to the window and the bends to the brick? and not a [ like would be used on a sided home?

If so, first and foremost the capping of windows serves no purpose what so ever except astetics + no maintenance and is in no way shape or form a water proofing measure. When ever I cap windows on a brick home I like to run a fine line of clear silicone around the perimter of where the cap work mees the brick to help "seal it" somewhat and make the homeowner feel better, but again, capping is not water proofing.

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