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Filling in the gaps in exterior windows

Posted by elyssab (My Page) on
Thu, Jan 21, 10 at 22:53

The windows I bought to put in a brick exterior are somewhat smaller than the opening (couldn't get closer size). I need to fill in the exterior gap (sometimes 1.5 inches in width between the window and the brick). Some suggested PVC piping but my windows are a bronze (very dark brown). Any ideas? My contractor wants to use cement but I think its going to look awful. Please help me.

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RE: Filling in the gaps in exterior windows

PVC piping? Are you sure they weren't suggesting an AZEK or similar PVC wood equivalent?

Post up a picture and you will get more suggestions.

RE: Filling in the gaps in exterior windows

this would be a great place for caulk... dont use HD grade ureathane or bathroom silicone. You will need a good nutural cure w/50% movement atleast. I would say Dow Corning 795, Dow Corning CWS...

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