Replacing windows in a brick house

Replacing windows in a brick house

Windows in a brick house: measurement, selection, installation, maintenance

This article is about installing windows in a brick house. In it I will talk about how appropriate window sizes and what standard dimensions of openings can be found in brick buildings, what are the signs that new windows should choose, how to install them correctly, and how to solve some problems related to window replacement and their maintenance.

Replacing windows in a brick house

Installation of plastic windows in the house series 600 (domestic ships)

So, how to install PVC plastic windows in a wooden house, so that you do not complain that the plastic windows are rotated and that they do not open (close)?

Replacing windows in a brick house

Why in the brick house the installation of windows is more expensive

Removing old windows on the panel, with rare exceptions, is about 30 minutes. While in brick construction this process can take up to five hours (!) Or more. This happens because there are plenty of plaster on the slopes, sometimes its layer is 25 cm or more, the average is 15 cm. It takes a lot of time, a large amount of garbage is generated.

The seasonal period gives priority to the installation of plastic windows

You have already thought about what will be discussed in this paragraph. No, we do not want to say that construction stops in winter and everyone is waiting for warming. But in a warm period, you can comfortably install the window, use wet work (use of cement mortars) to get into the slopes, have the highest production and all the other foam. It goes without saying that the window should be installed in a warm season. And, say, in terms of technology, it's impossible to install plastic windows in the cold! (below -10 degrees Celsius).
Consequently, incorrect installation may affect the quality of the work and hence the quality of the operational features of the windows. In this case it makes sense to wait for a warm period in order to still lay the windows as it should be, and not suffer, then with the vertebrae, slits, adjustments.

Replacing windows in a brick house

Instructions for mounting plastic windows: measurements

IMPORTANT! The size of the mounting seam can not be increased or reduced at any time: in the first case, the mounting foam installed in the thick layer in the slot can not withstand the weight of the construction, but in the second case, you can not install window sills or windows.