5 Keys To A Quality Jump Frame Window Replacement You Won't Want to Miss
5 Keys to a Quality Jump Frame Window Replacement You Won't Want To Miss
Jump Framing your windows is a technique that has been growing in popularity since 2016. Moving into the mainstream over the last six months as the preferred method for Utah homeowners looking to replace their windows. Find out why savvy homeowners are choosing this method over others…
1. Flush Fin Adaptor
Choose a window that comes standard with a Flush Fin adaptor. The Flush Fin adaptor is the primary design component that allows for a clean finish that will guarantee years of reliable window use.
2. Do Not Remove The Nail Flange
The nailing flange of your window is the key component to keeping water out of your home. Water generally intrudes at the edge of the window which should be securely fastened to the siding with one and a half inch screws fastened every 8 Inches around the frame. If properly done for the first time you shouldn’t experience any leaking.
3. Are Your Windows Already Leaking?
Caution! If your windows are already leaking this method is not for you. If so please contact us as soon as possible irreversible damage could be caused to your home. If not you shouldn’t expect to have any problems with leaking after our installation.
4. Sealing Your New Windows
Using a two-part sealing and insulation process. We suggest you first seal your new windows to the old windows using a window sealant of your choice. We recommend a polyurethane or a silicone sealant that is applied directly to the old window. Once the window is installed we recommend foaming the window to prevent a draft. Using this two-part process, you should zero problems with your retrofit windows.
5. Finishing the Inside
Vinyl Striping is used to cover the foam, and is then caulked to give a clean finish that is sure to make a savvy homeowner happy. This vinyl Striping is a Window Specific trim that is applied using a industrial grade adhesive to stick to the windows. Pro Tip: The Cleaner the window casing is the better the finish will be for the finished product?
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