Window Leaks and Replacement

Water leaks can be a homeowner's worst nightmare, causing damage to both the structure and interior of a house. At Cope Construction and Renovation, we recently encountered a puzzling water leak during one of our projects that highlighted the importance of proper layering in exterior construction. Specifically, we discovered challenges with scallop sidings and freeze boards when the flashing layers weren't installed correctly. Let's dive into the details of this case and understand why getting the layers right is crucial.

When you have water leaking in the top of your first floor windows, and you have second floor windows above with a vinyl siding exterior, there is a pretty good chance, your window and siding contractors made some serious errors in the installation of the exterior cladding on your home. We recently received a call from a concerned customer regarding water leaks in their first-floor windows, particularly at the top side. If you are experiencing similar leaks with windows both above and below, there are several important factors to consider through diagnosing this common home problem.

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