Qualitatively install plastic windows in an old wooden house with your own hands is quite possible. The main rules of installation are to follow the sequence of actions and take into account the peculiarities of the construction.
To begin with, measure the distance of the window from the base of the floor. The most optimal parameter is 80-90 cm. Ideally, the window sill is installed above the desk, the height of which according to the standard is 80 cm. The marking of the upper and lower borders of the window opening is performed using a professional tool – water level. Its height should exceed by 13 cm a similar parameter of the inserted plastic window, and width – by 12-14 cm. Plus, 1.5 cm is left on each side for sealing with mounting foam.
The next stage is the preparation of the window opening (measurements, installation). (more…)