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Re: Install methods.

#16 Post by Windows on Washington » Thu Nov 08, 2018 5:19 am

1/8 is fine with the fibrous sidings. Its more for the siding than it is the for the window.

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Re: Install methods.

#17 Post by randy » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:18 pm

I agree with WoW, and wouldn’t sweat it.

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#18 Post by LoneStarGuy » Thu Nov 08, 2018 8:41 pm

Thanks Randy and WoW. I spoke with the installer for the local manufacturer, they said with Hardie it is not an issue. The siding installer said if anything the Hardie is more prone to shrinkage than swelling. It looks great - so paint goes on tomorrow weather permitting. The siding installer (who also does windows) was happy with my install and did a good job integrating the Tyvek and adding more ProtectoWrap to the tape I had used. Before the siders came I removed the temporary trim to add an extra bead of Quad around the edges of the nailing fins. This was a step in the AAMA guide I got but not in the instructions with the windows.

Only scary moment today was having my water sensor alarm go off in the laundry room. Turned out the power washing of the foundation/brick sent water shooting up the overflow drain.....

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Re: Install methods.

#19 Post by randy » Fri Nov 09, 2018 3:36 pm

Glad to hear that your projects have gone well!

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