What Can Go Wrong with Exterior Doors and Windows?
In our years of experience, we have learned what can go wrong when exterior doors and windows are not manufactured and finished to meet the requirements of our West Coast environment.
It was also improperly glazed and exposed to a sprinkler system that kept it wet all summer.
The exposed wood was left raw, causing it to absorb moisture, resulting in the decay evident at the tenon.
This treatment was exacerbated by an extreme southwest exposure to sun, rain, and salt, as well as a minimal overhang.
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