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Best way to fix this window leak, who can fix it???

Best way to fix this window leak, who can fix it???

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Old 12-14-16, 07:27 AM
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Best way to fix this window leak, who can fix it???

Just starting to do small repairs around my house, but this one seems to be over my head and skill level unless it is a fairly easy repair.

I live in a 2 story condo, the condo's are attached to each other, 4 at a time. anyway, I have a guest bedroom upstairs that for the past 10 yrs of living here, never used. only stored junk in it. Just started to fix it up and was painting and repairing holes in the wall when I pulled a piece of broken drywall out only to find thousands of ants. come to find out, the window is leaking into the wall. I have attached pictures of the window, plus were I am pointing, if water is poured in here, it drips into the wall. I'm not sure if water should ever even make it in the track to begin with or if it does seep in, what needs to be sealed. assuming the entire track and window sill needs to be removed and resealed.

I have contacted several window companies only to have them tell me they only deal with replacement, not anything to do with fixing leaks from the frames. If this isn't a job for me, who can repair this?

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Old 12-14-16, 07:30 AM
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this is where is leaks into the wall if water poured into the track
 
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Old 12-14-16, 11:15 AM
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Any handyman service. But you need to find out why that track leaks... it shouldn't. Clean out any debris, there should be weep holes on the outside. Make sure they are not caulked shut. Any screws in the sill should be removed and chased with caulk as you put them back in. Make sure corner welds aren't cracked.
 
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