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I built an addition 1 1/2 years ago, wood frame, tyvek, vinyl windows and vinyl siding. We had a problem with mositure from a driving hours long rain storm, moisture seeped through and you could tell that the grout was changing color along the exterior wall, but no actual water was visible. We rechecked everything and added more caulk. It's been 1 1/2 years, had another driving rain storm recently and the homeowner has called once again, same reason. This time we have removed the vinyl siding and checked the windows to insure all was caulked correctly, all is good, but to be on the safe side, we recaulked.

I looking for suggestions, I absolutely want my customer to be satisfied and yes I know it's been over a year, but I too want this to be right. Any suggestions to determine where to look for the moisture to penetrate would be most helpful.
 

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How where the windows installed? What sealing methods were used? Where all was caulk put?

Is it possible that the leak is somewhere else than the window? Getting through the siding and vapor barrier than a crack in the sheeting?
 

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Caulk is not the be-all, end-all answer.

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