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Old 12-05-2010, 01:03 PM   #1
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Had an addition put on this summer. Had a horrible storm with driving horizontal rain last week. Water got behind the T1-11 siding damaging drywall, etc.. I have the contractor coming back this week.

My question is how will he be able to correct this situation? Ideas? I assume the water was getting in between the seems of the T1-11.

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Old 12-05-2010, 01:24 PM   #2
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Is it at the top of the wall?around a door/window????
Whenever i put up T1-11 i use a wheather resistant sealer on the seams T&G or liquid nail etc...
Proper flashing around doors,windows and the roof line of course.
Sorry to hear of your problem

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Old 12-05-2010, 01:28 PM   #3
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Had an addition put on this summer. Had a horrible storm with driving horizontal rain last week. Water got behind the T1-11 siding damaging drywall, etc.. I have the contractor coming back this week.

My question is how will he be able to correct this situation? Ideas? I assume the water was getting in between the seems of the T1-11.
No need for the dbl post for the same problem.
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Old 12-05-2010, 02:07 PM   #4
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Mystery solved. The leak was not through the T1-11. There is an exhaust pipe on the roof above the commode room. This where the leak was occurring and is easily corrected. I am surprised that it took this long for the
problem to manifest itself though. I hope there is no rotting in the walls/roof from previous leaks that are unseen.

This makes a lot more sense. For that rain to have gotten though the T1-11, the Tyvek, the insulation and the drywall seemed impossible.

Thanks.

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what kind of insulation do you have? Fiberglass will dry out but R factor could be damaged.If it were me i would remove drywall/insulation, dry out the area and replace.Similate a rain storm(water hose) and make sure leak is fixed while yr there.
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