Gap between window frame and brickwork

Postby ayegee » Mon Jan 11, 2010 5:50 pm

When new frames are fitted should there be a weather bond or gap fill be fitted between the frame and the brickwork. In some cases on my installation there seems to be about a 1inch gap and all that is covering the gap is a strip of plastic moulding fixed with the type of sealing you get around a bath, is this right.
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Postby stoneyboy » Wed Jan 13, 2010 9:03 pm

Sounds like the windows were not the right size, remove the plastic moulding a fill the gap with expanding foam, then refit the moulding.
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