Building out on Vancouver Island, off the west coast of Canada’s British Columbia, we get our share of heavy wind and rain. So when it comes to installing windows, we can’t take shortcuts. The photos in this article (adapted from a Journal of Light Construction story in February 2011) were taken on a siding and window replacement job that we did. We make sure that we get these details right—it assures us that we’ll be dealing with a happy building inspector and won’t get callbacks from the owners when Mother Nature comes pounding on their windows.

To read the original article, please visit The Journal of Light Construction(JLC), a sister publication to PROSALES.