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Water will find its way into your basement in any way it can. Even if you seal off your concrete walls and install a perimeter drain, leaks can still occur through a variety of possible ways.
One of the most common ways that water floods into a below-grade space is through your basement windows.The experts at Doug Lacey's Basement Systems can help prevent these issues with our patent WellDuct® System.
Why Do Windows Leak?
Basement windows are most often made using inexpensive steel or wood frames. As these materials age, they will begin to break down, showing signs of rust, corrosion, and decay.
As the frames break down, the window panes begin to hang more loosely, and the frame itself begins to hang loosely in its opening in your basement wall.
Along with becoming a leaking issue, these windows will also become drafty. As your home loses conditioned air, your energy costs will rise.
Fortunately, basement window leaks can be fixed quickly, easily, and permanently by draining any leaking water into your perimeter drainage system.