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YKmanufacturedhome
Building casing and crown for Vinyl windows and vinyl jambs
YKmanufacturedhome

I just recently installed new vinyl windows with vinyl jambs. I am about to add the inside trim but some of the window jambs do not fit flush with the drywall because the jamb isn't deep enough. There is a .25" gap in some places. I think the stool will end up being solid wood and the casing and crown MDF. I'm going to paint it white to match the vinyl. The issue I'm going to end up having is this gap where the reveal is though. I tried to upload a photo but I was unable to. Thanks to anyone that can answer, hopefully you understand what I am talking about.

MLB Construction
Re: Building casing and crown for Vinyl windows and vinyl jambs
MLB Construction

you can rip 1/4" shims to attach to the jamb prior to installing the casing. then cut and rip new window stops to cover the shims and extend them out to 1/8" shy of the exterior of the casing.

YKmanufacturedhome
Re: Building casing and crown for Vinyl windows and vinyl jambs
YKmanufacturedhome

Okay, that's what I have in mind and then use painters caulk to fill any other gap. Its going to look silly having MDF/wood to vinyl. I didn't think of this happening, somehow I thought it would all end up being perfect. :rolleyes:

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