Windows & Doors

Windows and doors are both “holes in the wall”, and are subject to water intrusion from both the product itself, and improper termination of the stucco to the opening. Without proper installation products and techniques, they WILL leak and that leak WILL be a problem. Very few buildings are done correctly and most leak to some degree at these points. The damage ranges from relatively minor sheathing rot to substantial structural deterioration of the exterior wall which can include the bearing points of elevated floor and deck structures. The following pictures illustrate the above: