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Contractor Installs Windows Improperly

Posted by Probe Specialists on January 23, 2016 at 2:25 PM

It was clearly apparent that the contractor definitely did not install 11 out of the 11 windows correctly, and actually removed the old aluminum window frames, altered the window openings, and breaking the water seal. The contractor installed masonry block type windows which are not design for stucco homes. This contractor left exposed wood sheathing and did not rebuild the wall by flashing the window and blending new stucco, paper, and wire with the existing stucco to reinstate the water seal. If planning on updating or remodeling your home, you may want to consult with a home or building inspector to avoid costly mistakes.

 

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Reply Yessenia
3:51 AM on March 23, 2016 
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Reply Nancy Combs
3:59 AM on March 23, 2016 
Windows are the most important part of a home hence it should be fixed properly. There may exist many varieties of doors and windows, But impact windows are suitable for every home in order to provide more safety. One of my friend has recommend me this site http://www.impactwindowsanddoorspros.com to get the reliable contractors.
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