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Design of Durable Joints between Windows and Walls
The joints between windows (or doors) and the structure of buildings are without doubt the most delicate and most vulnerable. All too often, this is where the first signs of deficiencies in the building envelope appear. This fact sheet contains best practice advice on rain barriers, flashing, perimeter joints, choice of mastic, sizing of joints, shims and anchors, and insulation. Sound joint design is essential to achieving the best possible installation of windows, and the manufacturer's recommendations must always be followed.
Conception de joints durables entre les fenêtres et les murs
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