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    Water leaks at windows can be serious and destructive. Fixing them is a priority matter. But first you need window leak testing to find out why and how the leak occurs. We bring our test equipment to your building anywhere in the world. Our test reporting is clear and illustrated with photographs. In addition, we can customize test methods to fit a particular application. This can accelerate the diagnostic process and provide very specific understandings of water leakage paths that may exist.

    When windows leak, or when performance testing is required for new window product
    certification in the field, these methods are used:

    Window Water Testing Standards…

    ASTM E1105
    Standard Test Method for Field Determination of Water Penetration of Installed Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls, by Uniform or Cyclic Static Air Pressure Difference

    ASTM E331
    Standard Test Method for Water Penetration of Exterior Windows, Skylights, Doors, and Curtain Walls by Uniform Static Air Pressure Difference

    AAMA 511
    Voluntary Guideline for Forensic Water Penetration Testing of Fenestration Products

    AAMA 501.2
    Quality Assurance and Diagnostic Water Leakage Field Check of Installed Storefronts, Curtain Walls, and Sloped Glazing Systems

    AAMA 502
    Voluntary Specifications for Field Testing of Windows and Sliding Glass Door

    RILEM Test Method 11.4
    RILEM Tube

    Read more…
    My Windows Leak!
    Window Glazing Leaks
    Leaks and Problems with Vinyl Windows
    Aluminum Window Leaks
    Window Sealant Failure
    Wood Window Leaks
    Curtainwall Leaks

    For Testing of Window Water Leaks…
    Contact Mark Meshulam at: Mark@ChicagoWindowExpert.com
    847-878-8922

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  • I LEAVE IN A CONDO AND THE PATIO IS LEAKING DOWN THE JACK AND KING STUDS FOR A 1 YR .THERE IS A OVERHANG OVER THE PATIO DOOR. I HAD THE CONDO MAINTENANCE HAS LOOKED AT IT AND HAVE NOT COME UP TO A SOLUTION TO THE PROBLEM. I HAVE A LAMINATED FLOOR AND IT IS MIGRATING DOWN THE SEAMS ABOUT A 2 FT. i WOULD LIKE IT FIXED . IF, YOU NEED PICS LET ME KNOW.

    THANK YOU,
    RICH YELICH

  • Dear sir,

    Kindly inform us the locations where the below mentioned tests are conducted in Saudi Arabia.

    ASTM E 283: Air infiltration test, ASTM E 331: Static Water Penetration test, ASTM E 330: Structural Performance test

    Regards,

    Jaykrishnan
    Sales Consultant
    0504380838
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