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Old 09-03-2011, 05:32 PM   #1
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Window cladding leak.


I have a window that, when is hit with driven-rain, 'wicks' water down under the bottom of vinyl. It then is pushed back up on the inside and manifests itself just above the formed window pull.

BTW, this is on the bottom sash. Is this possibly just seeking a pressure differential?

Basically, the bottom is U-shaped. Comes in at the top of "U" outside, rolls under the glass, and comes back up and out on top of "U" inside.

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Old 09-03-2011, 06:29 PM   #2
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Window cladding leak.


I've dedicated a few pages to the issue.
http://www.albertsroofing.com/Window%20Flashing.htm

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Window cladding leak.


can you see any weep holes in the bottom of the window frame?

take and post some pics if you can
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Window cladding leak.


+1 for pictures.
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