Another way to seal leaky windows is with rope caulk
, a removable, puttylike cord that comes in a roll.
comes in a roll and can be pressed into place by hand.
lasts much longer, is flexible and--if you live in an apartment--you can remove it without damaging the surface).
The band of rope caulk
in the bottom of the form creates a recess in the concrete that directs the water to drip from the edges, rather than run under the wheel.
Put rope caulk
around your windows and get outlet protectors--the kind designed to prevent 2-year-olds from sticking forks in sockets.
You may want to try using a rope caulk
, such as Mortite, around the perimeter of your interior windows and at the midrail where the two sashes meet.
Once the storm windows are on, get out your caulking gun or a box of rope caulk
and the stepladder, and spend a crisp late-fall day sealing gaps between siding and trim around the windows and doors.
Puttylike rope caulk
, such as Mortite, is an easy one to install and remove in the spring for reuse next winter.