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Old 11-27-2011, 01:29 PM   #1
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Any suggestions on what I need to do what could be wrong?

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Post some pictures from the outside standing back so we can see the entire area including what’s above this window all the way up to the roof.

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i posted new pictures thanks for your help
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Old 11-27-2011, 01:59 PM   #6
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Is that vinyl with no J-channel Iím looking at?

The siding on the entire wall needs to be removed. J- channels and other flashing details need to be installed around the windows and up the rake.

All of the critical details that keep the windows from leaking are behind the siding. There is no way to fix this without removing the siding.
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Is the leak showing at the head (top) and running down the side?

What model window is that? It appears to be an integrated j-channel/nailing flange type window.
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we bought this house 2 years ago. The people we bought it from ripped everything down to the studs and redid the whole house. I am finding that they did not do the best job in a lot of areas. they said a contractor did the windows but left the area over a year ago. Not sure what i need to by or how to correct the problem
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not sure about window model
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Might just be me but the siding looks like it’s just butting the windows. There’s defiantly no J up the rake.
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Old 11-27-2011, 06:37 PM   #11
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If you are thinking that those cracks on the inside are from a leak, I dont beleive so. They just look like they drywalled and spackled right up to the window. It is cracking from the movement or the vinyl windows. Use a good latex caulk to seal it up. If you are actually seeing a water leak then forget what I said.

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