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Replacement double glazed units fitted on an upstairs bay, with lead flashing below.

Discussion in 'Windows and Doors' started by pete99mac, 7 Oct 2021.

  1. pete99mac

    pete99mac

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    Hi, I’m looking for any information you gents can provide regarding the sealing of new units over a lead flashing. My elderly neighbours have had new windows fitted in an upstairs flat. The two rooms with small bays, have decorative lead flashing installed directly below the window. D3spite the internal joints being sealed, the external gap between the window and the flashing is in the order of 15mm and, the shims used to level the window units are clearly visible on close inspection. They have complained of a draught, owing from the lower edge of the new window units. Should this gap between the flashing and the window unit be sealed and, if so, what with?
     
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  3. ronniecabers

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    got any pictures? From what you are describing , then no , the shims should not be visible
     
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