Attic Window Installation Instructions

May 29, 2018
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If the attic window has served its time - the tree has darkened in some places, the varnish has exfoliated, and stains have appeared on the glass - it means it's time to change it.

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Attic Window Installation Instructions

Installation process

Initially, it is necessary to inspect the window, it is quite possible that the lining and frame are in order, you only need to change the sash, which is easily installed according to the instructions attached to it. If you still have to change the window entirely, you can use the services of a specialist or install the window yourself.

An interesting fact: dormer windows first appeared in Denmark, but for our harsh winters they came in very handy.

Installation of the attic window is carried out according to the following step-by-step instructions:

1. Platbands of an internal box, as a rule, fasten by means of clips. If the window box is connected to the frame with long screws - it is required to dismantle the box.

2Next, unscrew the screws with which the hinges were fastened and remove the sash from the hinges. The tile closest to the window must be removed from the roof. Dismantling partially the roof, one should not forget about the mark of its location, so that later there would be no difficulties with its installation.

3. Then you need to dismantle the outer frame, because it is unlikely to fit the new frame.

4. Further it is necessary to screw an auxiliary rail to the rafters located under the frame. Install a new window frame on this rail, carefully align and fix the lower mounting angles.

Инструкция по установке мансардного окна

5. After the procedures performed, you need to hang the sash from the new window, and the hinge retainers should click when entering the nests. Fasten the upper corners, then the middle corners. Remove the sash again.

6. Fasten a strip of under-roofing film to the outside of the window frame - at the bottom, top and sides. The ends of the strips are overlapped.

7. Next, begin to mount the outer frame from the bottom up. It should be well customized apron to the tiled roof.

8. Lay the tile back in place (drill and fix it with a screw to the rail).

9. And the last thing is to hang the sash, check how it keeps.

10.Installation is complete.

Инструкция по установке мансардного окна

Each person can install an attic window construction, as this process is easy and does not require special knowledge. It is important to comply with all the instructions and recommendations of the manufacturer.

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