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Poll Question - Exterior Window/Door Frame Insulation or Foam? - Fiberglass/Roxul Great Stuff/DapTex

Post in 'DIY and General non-hearth advice' started by Don2222, May 4, 2014.


What do you like to have under the exterior Window/Door casings

  1. Great Stuff - Really is great! Expands tight and hardens hard

  2. Daptex Plus - Water base non toxic easy cleanup - does not expand as tight and hardens nice

  3. Fiberglass - Tuck in the right amount for the best R-Factor

  4. Roxul - 100% fire proof - more expensive and greater R Value but crumbles a little when tuckin in.

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  1. Don2222

    Don2222 Minister of Fire

    Feb 1, 2010
    Salem NH

    I am trying to make the house tight. Calking the exterior windows for air sealing is a must. Insulating that space between the window and the studs helps even more. Any window or door can be insulated better in this area by insulating more.

    Therefore what do you like?

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