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Windows fitted with expanding foam only?

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by stevewilliams, 30 Oct 2017.

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    stevewilliams

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    It looks as if my builder has used expanding foam only to fit my new wooden windows - is this good practice and approved by FENSA? I can't see any evidence of any mechanical fixings.
     
  2. The fixings could be hidden from untrained eyes :) Kind of makes a neat install.

    Ask fensa,they will offer some reply :love:
     
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    Yup you could be right - I suppose I was expecting to see some screw heads in the vertical frames but nothing visible. I'll see if I can get the lowdown from Fensa. Cheers

    It seems from your reply that this would indeed be bad practice?
     
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    I've replaced some at home that were just foamed in. Made them nice and easy to get out with just a saw.
     
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    When I had wooden windows the fixing were all hidden, it was the way the windows were constructed which allowed for this.
     
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