Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Windows and Doors


Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 01-04-2014, 03:02 PM   #1
Join Date: Jan 2014
Posts: 1
Rewards Points: 10

Where the wood meets the glass, caulk?

Got new wood windows in the spring, i live in michigan.

Where the glass meets the wood on the interior side, are you supposed to caulk or seal it?

With 0-10 degrees F they are condensating a little bit and worried about the water getting inbetween the wood and glass.

Already have the humidity cranked way down to 28% to reduce the condensation.

Smooth2222 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 01-04-2014, 03:46 PM   #2
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 27,518
Rewards Points: 4,152

Where the wood meets the glass, caulk?

Only thing that should be there is paint.
A big mistake people do is scrape the paint off to close to the glass.
The paint should be making the wood to glass seal.

joecaption is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to joecaption For This Useful Post:
Smooth2222 (01-04-2014)

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Glass Mosaic Tile over Finished Wood crustey Tiling, ceramics, marble 0 02-07-2012 06:34 PM
ICF vs. Wood Framed JackOfAllTrades Building & Construction 31 11-01-2011 04:14 PM
Glass on greenhouse roof Flavio Building & Construction 16 07-15-2010 08:37 AM
Where porch roof meets wood siding Trish99 Roofing/Siding 14 07-16-2009 09:31 AM
DAP caulking question n0c7 Painting 16 11-01-2008 12:31 AM

Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.