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Question DetailsAsked on 2/14/2016

What do I do about hardboard siding attached directly to wall studs of split level with no flashing used?

The split level house was constructed in 1979. The hardboard siding overlaps the foundation at ground level. There was nothing behind the siding other than insulation and the plastic vapor barrier. You can dig around the house and actually see the sill plate in some areas. Some of the siding is rotting. There was no flashing used around any of the new windows that were installed before I purchased it, either. The windows weren't framed out properly, nor were they caulked. The previous owners used the expanding spray foam to seal leaks along the foundation and windows. I had a contractor replace rotten siding at both entrances, but he only installed flashing to one area and just slipped it under the siding. Water continues to leak around my windows and my foundation. What do I do?

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