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This sounds like bad advice from the contractor, but it's possible there's a specific problem we can't see over the internet. Typically, to prevent leaks around windows, the window itself is sealed to the house wrap, often with a self sticking rubber flashing. That sort of flashing is installed from the bottom up to ensure all overlaps channel water away ...
Agreed with the research you found. Most vinyl siding, if installed correctly, will not require caulk at the sides of the windows and doors. Often there is actually a separate vinyl piece installed first at the side of the window that the ends of the siding tuck into. You are supposed to leave a gap at the end of the siding pieces to permit expansion and ...
Where the woodpeckers have pecked through to the air space, I have found that a handful of moth balls have kept them away from the hole. It doesn't seem to effect those that are simply pecking on the surfaces.
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