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If you look at your window frames and you wanna cry, then you know you are gonna have to pick that old 'n rusty paint brush and get yourself dirty in paint, swearing that this is the last time you are doing it.
So if you wanna give up painting job, I can tell you there is a solution to your headaches. Just cap it with aluminum coil and be done with it for at least 15 years to come.
For that high tech job we need some heavy equipment and huge amount of desire.
So what we need
If you can find all that staff then we are ready to go. First measure the window frame, do not make it too tight, the capping has to be a little bit wider by 1/16. Take the measurements and bend aluminum coil on a brake.
Like always we start working from the bottom piece, then do the sides and then the top of the window.
The reason we made those little leaps is to eliminate any possible water leaks.
Step 4: Caulk the joints of the window frame and capping. We are using White Caulk Quad, having tested other caulking brands, we can definitely say Quad is the best.
Quad caulking is a little more expensive than other brands, but it is worth every penny. It doesn't crack, change the color, bonds well, when it dries it becomes like a rubber, washable and paintable.
And here we go we've done it, the window capping looks great, the window itself still looks ugly. I would highly recommend to replace windows that cannot be opened or look like windows, that are not gonna survive strong blow of the wind.
Well anyway we dressed it up a bit. People said they would paint the window themselves, I hope they did.
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9/12/2021 07:45:10 am
I've learned some valuable details about window capping today, and it's what I wanted. I will utilize these details in one of my window caulking projects now. I hope it turns out well.
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