ReliaBilt VBHI3224, VBHI3214, VBHI3218 Installation guide

ReliaBilt VBHI3224, VBHI3214, VBHI3218 Installation guide
Vinyl Hopper Window
Installation Instructions
Series #30001
New Construction application with the use of a nailing flange
Note: windowHEADER
openings should always be non load-bearing
This installation guide assumes that a framework
of studs (often called a buck frame or blocking)
has already been properly fastened and sealed to
the wall of the opening by a building professional.
This type of work is commonly referred to as
blocking-up an opening.
SHIM
REQUIRED
TOOLS
JAMB
NOTE: Inspect this window while unpacking
AND BEFORE installation to ensure its proper
operating condition
SHIM
DRILL
TAPE
DRIVER
MEASUREJAMB
SHIM ALUMINUM
PAN HEAD
SILL
SCREWS
SHIM
SEALANT
SHIMS
HEADER
SHIM
HEADER
SHIM
SHIM
JAMB
JAMB
SHIM
SHIM
JAMB
JAMB
SHIM
SHIM
SILL
SHIM
SILL
STEP 1. After the window opening has been blocked-up,
place the window into opening making sure that the cam lock
is to the INSIDE and to the HEADER
TOP.
SHIM
STEP 2. Ensure window is aligned and plumb by shimming
sill and side jambs as necessary. Be sure to check both sideto-side and front-to-back for alignment and plumb. Shim
spaces to be no more than 1/4” per side.
SHIM
JAMB
JAMB
SHIM
SHIM
SILL
inset 1
STEP 3. Secure window using four (4) pan head or round head
wood screws (2 on each side) that are secured through the
side wall installation channels (inset 1). If there aren’t prepunched, installation holes these can be drilled 4” to 6” from
each corner. CAUTION: DO NOT screw through top header or
bottom sill as this may distort the window and its operation.
STEP 4. Apply silicone caulk (or other type of approved
sealant) to the opening between the interior and exterior main
frame and wall.
STEP 5. Finish interior/exterior trim as desired.
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