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Sloping the Window Buck

bongo30 | Posted in General Questions on

Our contractor used shims when sloping our window buck to the exterior, but now I’m thinking that a continuous wedge should have been used instead.

Is there a way to fix this? Should I insert a backer rod and calk, or try to get insulation in there? Can the water ever get in there?

thank you! 

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  1. Expert Member
    Michael Maines | | #1

    The gap should be caulked to stop air from freely flowing from the interior to exterior, but otherwise there's nothing wrong with that approach.

    1. bongo30 | | #2

      Thank you!

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