Correcting a leak over a window                                    on this 1920's pebble dash stucco house
                        in Washington, DC.

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The window and the horizontal tudor board
had never flashing put on.
 Arrows show where the horizontal tudor
trim has no flashing.
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Cardboard and plastic are wrapped around
power cables for a non-conductive material.

Pepco used to come out and cover these with
a rubber blanket for free, usually the next day
after you called.

The same with Vepco, which changed to Virginia
Power, now Dominion Electric.

Old man free service died.


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Stucco is cut off to the sheathing boards about
4 inches high or so.
Finger points to a water funnel that runs down the side of the window.
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Water funnel that runs above the window. Metal flashing is put on.
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Flashing is sealed with tape.
Tarpaper and metal lath are put on, then the patch is filled in.
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We got the color close by mixing white cement

and brown cement.

I used quick setting mortar to allow for same day completion.