No-Leak Installation

Every window and door, no matter how well made, represents a potential entry point for water. So when Tom Silva installs one, he makes sure it stays weatherproof. "Spending a few extra dollars in time and materials in the beginning saves you from hundreds of dollars worth of repairs later on," he says.

Windows and doors diagram
Illustration: Ian Worpole

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