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Windows were inserted here and there are gaps and a void in the frame, a perfect
place for water to enter (below):
Previous attempt at a color match and stucco is failing and cracking from improper patchwork (below):
Finished with color match (below):
When new windows are installed on a stucco home a few things must be taken into consideration.
Firstly, many installers use a process called window inserts. They will tell you
they can put the window in flush without damage to your stucco, this is not 100 percent
true. They may be able to insert the window without damaging the cement but the install
process itself cuts the building envelope seal. Since stucco is porous, water can
be absorbed by the cement and enter through this now cut paper. Windows on a stucco
home must be sealed properly with blue-
Why should you repair stucco after a new window installation?