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Jeld-Wen Weather Seal

A home owner from Baltimore, Md. says:
Need weather seal for jeld-wen casements windows bought in 1999.
I can send pic if you send me an email address.
User submitted photos of weather seal.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you for the images. Unfortunately, we're having a hard time identifying this weatherseal based on these images. If at all possible, can you remove a small sample from the window and take a picture of its profile? You can then upload it here with dimensions for us to see. An illustration would also work. Thank you!
A home owner from Baltimore, Md. says:
I am attaching additional images of the OEM weatherstrip. We are looking to improve on this. The manufacturer Caradco now JELD-WEN has a class action suit pending by 18,000 customers with rotted windows. Strip needs top have a g=flange we can insert into a fromt or back kerf(groove). Bubble strip may work better. This leave type weather strip is actually trapping the water because it does not lay flat. Additional images attached.
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Tom from SWISCO responded:
Thank you! Please take a look at our 55-106 Weatherstripping and compare its dimensions to your sample. Could you use this as a substitute? Let me know!
A quick learner from Baltimore, Md. says:
Would a bubble weatherstrip 58-053 work just as effectively or better? A leaf weatherstrip such as this will not stop water penetration. Something needs to be in the front to block the water.
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Dave from SWISCO responded:
The only bubble I can think of that may fit is our 58-055 offset seal. However water leakage is a hard thing to prevent. I don't know if any type of weather strip can stop the leaks.
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