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Windows were inserted here and have begun to leak in heavy rain and wet conditions:
A full demolition of the area is needed to open up the envelope which has been compromised by the window installations (above):
Once the area is exposed then the windows undergo a full blue-
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?
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