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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, how to, step by step and installation guides 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.)
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 2410-13: Standard Practice for Installation of Windows and Doors with an Exterior Flush Fin over an Existing Window Frame (.99M pdf, read only)
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.
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.]
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.
To help develop consistency in measuring the contributions of window materials to green building standards, Milgard is participating in these AAMA task forces: