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Cavity Window Installation Instructions

Vinyl basement window installation illustration 02. Vinyl basement window installation illustration 03.

Installation with Redheads or Tapcons

1. Put the window in place and mark the holes to be drilled.
2. Remove the window and drill the holes for the redheads with a 1/4" drill bit. For the tapcons use a 5/32" drill bit.
3. Insert the redheads into the drilled holes. (omit this step for tapcons).
4. Place the insulation strip on the top of the window (for up windows only).
5. Place a line of caulking around the inside of the window flange as in Illustration 1.
6. Push the window into the opening and screw it into place as in Illustration 2.

Installation with Plastic Plug

1. BEFORE the pour, place the Plastic Plugs into the window pouring buck.
2. Remove the buck after the pour. This will cause the tip of the plug to break off but the body will remain in the wall.
3. Place the insulation strip on the top of the window (for up windows only).
4. Place a line of caulking around the inside of the window flange as in Illustration 1.
5. Push the window into the opening and screw it into place as in Illustration 2.