Gaines Group Architects

Building Science Issues: Is Water Damage By My Windows an Issue?

Building scienceCan you identify the potential problems with this home? There is visible evidence of long-term moisture issues in the corner of this all wood window (see discolored wood in the corner). The home is located in Central Virginia on a wall that is directly impacted with most local storms. There is wallpaper on the inside of almost all walls. There is wood siding outside that has been painted multiple times. The house is not used on a regular basis (vacation home). Recognizing issues that can be solved using building science will help keep your home from looking aged and worn. Give us a call if you are looking to protect your home for future generations to come.

For more information on problems with wood window frames or to follow this home’s progress, read here.