Capping Windows

Hi, we're looling at capping our 20 year old wood frame windows, 2 bays and all casement style on a two story home.
Any stories, good or bad or anything to watch out for?
TIA Dave
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Define "capping" ?
M.C. somewhere in C.a
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If you have storm windows installed on top of your wood windows make sure who ever is doing the work that they remove the storm windows and cap behind them , then reinstall the storm windows. I have seen to many rotted window frames from people haveing the capping installed on top of the storms and rain water or condensation getting behind the capping.
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So at this risk of sounding stupid, I am really just uninformed, what is capping?
Please I really want to know.
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I doubt he has storms since he stated he has casement windows. Casements are a lot harder to cap. The aluminum must be very accurately installed so sash can swing over it without dragging. On some casement you can remove the interior trim and bring the capping all the way in under it than reinstall the trim. This will hold the cap down straight.
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Talk to several window manufactures ,, Pella Anderson ,,etc etc keeping the water out by proper flashing, proper undercurving of aluminum to allow flow off , of water, it is critical unless as most assinine instalers assssume caulk will do it ,,,,,,,I hired a guy who said we was doing it for 9 years and he was a pro and nobody complained, and had a family,, I pointed his BS out , he walked with his BS and would not take any money...... People , Folks ,, , Flashing a window is like flashing a Chimney ,,, GOOD jobs last 100 years with copper......... 6 months with caulk, to many morons thinking they can fix your shit , cause you more problems in the lomg run like wood rot. .. Good luck
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I believe ,if you look around, you might find a product made to slip over the 908 casings that are usually on casement windows and most new Stanley Steel doors, made of vinyl, probably only in white, maybe tan..... David

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