Replacment Windows By Milgard
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AAMA Window and Door Installation Instructions
Milgard is a charter member of American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA). Our replacement and new construction windows and doors comply with and use AAMA's installation instructions. For window and door installer instructions, download a PDF below. (These instructions are for review only. Please contact a Milgard representative if you need a hard copy of the installation instructions.
New Construction Installation
AAMA 2400-10: Standard Practice for Installation of Windows and Doors with a Mounting Flange in Stud Frame Construction (1.31M pdf, read only)
AAMA 2410-03: Standard Practice for Installation of Windows and Doors with an Exterior Flush Fin over an Existing Window Frame (383K pdf, read only)
Field Installation Instructions for Milgard Vinyl Patio Doors
Sliding Patio Doors - Flush Fin: Step-by-step instructions with photos on how to remove previous doorways and install new flush fin sliding patio doors.
Sliding Patio Doors - Mounting Flange: Step-by-step instructions with photos on installation of a mounting flange sliding patio door in new construction.
Swinging Doors Installation Guide: Step-by-step instructions with diagrams on how to install a swinging door.
Installation of Winkhaus Locking Hardware for Fiberglass Patio Doors
Winkhaus Installation Guide: Step-by-step instructions with photos on how to install Winkhaus locking hardware on fiberglass patio doors. [Note: This hardware is no longer available. These instructions are being kept here as a helpful reference.]
Installation Masters™ Training Opportunities
Take advantage of the Installation Masters™ Training and Certification Program. This nationwide training and certification program was developed by AAMA for new construction and replacement installers of windows and exterior glass doors in residential and light commercial markets. Milgard provides many of the accredited instructors.
Milgard's Involvement in AAMA Standards
To help develop consistency in measuring the contributions of window materials to green building standards, Milgard is participating in these AAMA task forces:
- Fiberglass Material Council Green and Sustainability Committee
- Vinyl Material Council Environmental Stewardship Committee
- Green and Sustainability Specification Development Task Group
- Green and Sustainability Committee