House out of Square

Our house was hit by a car that rolled into it several years ago.It knocked it out of

square and our picture window on that corner leaks.  I think this was the cause because I dont remember

it leaking before. The water actually runs down the wall.  There is nowhere for water to come from

other than a small gap in the overhang board on the corner where it was hit.  I am starting to remodel out

of my pocket slowly and would like to know the best way to deal with it being out of square.


Ann G

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Guest Staff answered 7 years ago

When the car hit your house, the damage should have been covered by your homeowners insurance. You might keep that in mind for next time . . .

As for repairs, it sounds like your window is not properly flashed. Do yourself a favor and hire a siding contractor to install some proper flashing at that window.