Window rough openings and raw edges exposed to multiple rainstorms: Is this a problem?
I have a Zip-R sheathed house that is still in framing. The window rough openings have been unprotected for two weeks now and several hard, heavy rains have poured down on these rough openings, saturating the raw OSB edges and foam. The windows are scheduled to be installed in a few days. I tried my best to get my builder and his crew to flash these windows ASAP after sheathing them, but I was unsuccessful. I would’ve preferred it be protected from the beginning.
My questions are:
1) How big of a problem is it for these areas to get soaking wet multiple times?
2) Should the framers have already flashed the sills, immediately after sheathing around the openings?
3) Does the wood need to fully dry out before window install?
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