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bubblegummom 04-06-2011 10:59 AM

tuckpointing above window
 
Hello! The young man who tuckpointed a wall of my house ground out this area on top of the window:


http://img858.imageshack.us/i/dscf2914.jpg/


and he wouldn't fill it back in again because he said something about he thought there should be a piece of metal in there. Does anybody know anything about that?


Thank you!


Loretta

Blondesense 04-10-2011 10:06 AM

Not an expert, but I think you are talking about a lintel.

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dicti...0&t=1302444306

tpolk 04-10-2011 10:26 AM

there appears to be a brick lintel then the junk flashing below. a good grade of sealant at flashing lintel is required


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