Opening window frame

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Lizanne
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Opening window frame

Post by Lizanne » Wed May 09, 2018 11:22 am

How much bigger should the window frame be than the window itself?
Thanks a lot.

Lizanne


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A. Spruce
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Re: Opening window frame

Post by A. Spruce » Wed May 09, 2018 11:52 am

Do you mean the rough opening? If so, about 1/2" on each side, this allows you to center and plumb the window perfectly in the opening for an even reveal when drywall and trim are installed.
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