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Old 03-11-2012, 06:29 PM   #1
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How do properly seal a windown

We are rebuilding the bathroom and today we installed one sheet of paneling on the exterior wall with a small bathroom window. We removed the interior trim and while trying to measure for the window cutout the window just fell out in my hands.

I noticed that the window has a rubber seal build into it, Is that enough or should we run a bead of good caulking as well. Do not want any more leaks anywhere with this project.

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Old 03-11-2012, 07:51 PM   #2
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Use putty tape. It is available at all rv stores and is much better than caulk

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Use putty tape. It is available at all rv stores and is much better than caulk
Putty tape, holy crap, 73 years on this earth and this is the first I ever heard of that stuff, I have done a heap of stuff over the years that I could have used that stuff on.

Just saw it in a K & K RV supply catalog in Miami, it comes in three width's and two thicknesses, who woulda known there was such a thing. I have two other windows that are leaking and they were patched with caulking around the outside and it is ugly.

Goona rub out and get me a roll of that stuff tomorrow
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