Home Improvement--General/WATER BEHIND VINYL SIDING

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I AM GETTING WATER WHEN IT RAINS BETWEEN THE WOOD SIDING AND
THE HOUSE WRAP/VINYL SIDING.  I HAVE CHECKED AROUND THE TOP
OF THE VINYL AND ALSO AT THE ROOF OVERHAND. ANY SUGGESTIONS?

Answer
Ken,

Without knowing where it is coming in at as far as location. The first thing that comes to mind is to always think like a rain drop. With that being said as water flows down hill my main are of concern would be window and door tops. Is there a rain cap or drip cap placed on top of these.Here is a link to a drawing for the rain cap flashing.

https://encrypted-tbn2.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn:ANd9GcS8qWfVZd-PeVac0s4BA1FND9uBe6B6hrcLWLTBLLLX8ZHorP8V

Hope this helps out.

Craig Stevens
COO
Alliance Restoration and Consulting
aracrestoration.com

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