MrBBSeptember 22, 2011

My 16 year old house has 7 Pella sliding windows. I recently noticed that at the bottom of them there are two rectangular openings with a piece of open plastic pushed up to the outside and a deteriorating piece of foam pushed up on the inside. I have not experienced water leaks, but the house has always been drafty. Is this right? Can/should I at least replace the foam with something less porous? Thanks.

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It is probably part of the weeping system on the window and sealing it off could create a leak by not allowing the track to drain.

    Bookmark   September 25, 2011 at 1:19AM
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