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Old 11-10-2009, 10:36 PM   #1
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My brick mason did not leave a 1/4" gap between the brick and the new construction windows on my room addition. Is that going to cause me any real problems down the road? I looked at the vinyl windows that were installed when my house was built in 2203 and there is no 1/4" gap on the rest of the house either and I have had no problems at all with my windows.

What should I do? Or is there anything that can be done at this point about the gap? ANyone had experience with this?

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Old 11-11-2009, 05:58 AM   #2
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The mason was probably trying to leave a clean joint for you to caulk. While I have never seen 1/4", they usually don't allow the brick to touch the window. hope this helps.


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