How to install exterior door ahead of vinyl siding


  #1  
Old 04-15-16, 03:25 PM
J
Member
Thread Starter
Join Date: Feb 2014
Posts: 9
Upvotes: 0
Received 0 Upvotes on 0 Posts
How to install exterior door ahead of vinyl siding

So I am getting my house resided with vinyl in three weeks. I've taken it upon myself to install the new doors before the installers arrive. So my question is what's the proper way to water proof the opening before the vinyl?

My plan was to wrap the opening in tyvek and tape it to the existing felt paper. The felt paper will be removed and the house will be wrapped in tyvek during the vinyl install. I just don't want to cause more work for the installers.
 
  #2  
Old 04-15-16, 03:50 PM
Norm201's Avatar
Member
Join Date: Sep 2013
Location: United States
Posts: 10,949
Received 716 Upvotes on 637 Posts
Your plan should not be a problem for installers.
 
  #3  
Old 04-15-16, 07:13 PM
J
Member
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: USA
Posts: 4,463
Received 128 Upvotes on 113 Posts
Bottom of the opening needs to be flashed.
https://www.google.com/search?q=flas...seaCRlPb-pM%3A
Under the threshold on the outside wall needs to be fully supported.
I use a piece of 1 X 4 or 6" PVC lumber.
https://www.google.com/search?q=exte...3iHVhK9BgEM%3A
 
 

Thread Tools
Search this Thread
 
Ask a Question
Question Title:
Description:
Your question will be posted in: