-BAY WINDOW MAKOVER

The bay windows at Montrose St. were a source of enormous heat loss. With 3 exposed facades, the corner property is very uncomfortable in winter. Together with Duffy/Sabra architecture, MNB Constuucts renovated the bay windows utilizing a rain screen methodology and thermally insulating from the outside.

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Here is the Process

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The existing siding and sheathing was stripped to the studs

Fiberglass batt insulation and new 3/4" plywood sheathing installed

Fiberglass batt insulation and new 3/4″ plywood sheathing installed

Self adhering waterproofing membrane is then installed

Self adhering waterproofing membrane is then installed

2" rigid insulation board and furring strips installed over membrane

2″ rigid insulation board and furring strips installed over membrane

Mesh vents i(Cobra Vent) installed between furring

Mesh vents i(Cobra Vent) installed between furring

Insect screening is installed at vent area

Insect screening is installed at vent area

Cement fiber board siding installed to furring strips

Cement fiber board siding installed to furring strips

 

PVC Trim boards added over base flashing to conceal rain screen vents from bottom view

PVC Trim boards added over base flashing to conceal rain screen vents from bottom view

 

Bays Finished in a bright Blue Duration Paint.

Bays Finished in a bright Blue Duration Paint.

 

 

 

 

 

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