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Old 11-13-2012, 08:31 PM   #1
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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
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:33 PM   #2
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Needs to be moved to windows.
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Old 11-13-2012, 08:34 PM   #3
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You can see it from the outside, we can not.
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Moved to Windows and Doors forum.
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Old 11-15-2012, 06:12 AM   #5
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+1 to JoeCaption's comment.

Need to see a picture of the exterior and of the track of the window.
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Old 11-17-2012, 11:09 AM   #6
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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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