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osaleh89 11-13-2012 08:31 PM

Window leak!
 
I live in a cmu block house in Florida, and the window in my kids bedroom is leaks after a hard rain. I tore the drywall off beneath the window to find water stains on the block. I sprayed the window with a hose from outside and saw that the water was coming in from the side of the window. After removing the drywall below the window, I noticed that there is a gap below the window between the window farm frame and the block. What is the best way to stop the window from leaking? Can I fill the gap with great stuff? Should I remove the drywall around the entire window to check for more gaps?

Anything would help. Thank you

joecaption 11-13-2012 08:33 PM

Needs to be moved to windows.

joecaption 11-13-2012 08:34 PM

You can see it from the outside, we can not.
Post a picture.

beenthere 11-15-2012 04:08 AM

Moved to Windows and Doors forum.

Windows on Wash 11-15-2012 06:12 AM

+1 to JoeCaption's comment.

Need to see a picture of the exterior and of the track of the window.

hand drive 11-17-2012 11:09 AM

it needs to be fixed from the outside not the inside as water starts from the outside when it rains and works its way to the inside of the structure...


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