For all those Replacement Window questions
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- Window4U (IL)
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The wrapping needs to be attached, but most installers will try to put the nails in areas that don't stand out, like on the side going into the window. Face nailing is not the norm and most everyone tries to avoid doing that.
If the company does face nailing ( i think they do), can you typically ask them to do it a different way? I have seen some recent capping from another company, and what stood out to me was the nails in each corner of the front of the capping, making a nice window look not as nice.
Last edited by jzone2020 on Tue Apr 10, 2012 8:53 pm, edited 1 time in total.
It depends on the skill of the installer and on the individual installation circumstances as well, but generally most if not all nails can/should be hidden. There is nothing wrong with mentioning that to your salesperson or installer, as some guys will throw a face nail in normally, but would hide it upon request.
Thanks. I will make sure I tell them how I want it done. A relative of mine recently had Window World replace the windows all I can see when I look at them, are these big semi white nails on the face of the window.
Generally the "bargain" variety installations are not going to go the extra mile on details like that. A quality-minded company will likely do it anyway, but again, a pleasantly worded request to your installers would not be out of line, just to be sure.jzone2020 wrote:Thanks. I will make sure I tell them how I want it done. A relative of mine recently had Window World replace the windows all I can see when I look at them, are these big semi white nails on the face of the window.