Planning to install new window


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Old 02-24-10, 02:00 AM
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Planning to install new window

I am planning to install a new construction window in my home. The exterior is stucco. Is there any book anyone know of that covers how to do the installation including dealing with sealing the exterior and repairing the stucco. I understand the window needs to get nailed up against the studs and then sealed. I am just not sure the most graceful way to do this. Any adviced appreciated.
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Old 02-24-10, 03:36 PM
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Stucco is not for the casual DIY, it takes a long time to become profficient at this art. Window replacemtn is much easier. That can be a DIY job, but leave the stucco repair to a pro.
 
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Old 02-24-10, 04:40 PM
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I have to agree....if this is a new install (not just replacing an existing unit)... its an advanced DIY job involving framing, masonry and finish work. I'd leave that to aq PRO.

If its a replacement of an existing window..they have units that can be installed very quickly and efficiently.
 
 

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