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JanetH

11:58AM | 11/13/03
Member Since: 08/27/02
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Help me all you handyfolks out there! WE have a 75 year old colonial that has a small exterior but covered porch next to the kitchen, which is over top of my daughter's bedroom.

During bad storms and most recently teh hurricane, water collects in my daughter drywall ceiling and eventually it caved in. My husband has caulked the edges of the porch and put a good coat of porch paint on it, but I'm wondering if the water isn't coming in through the slats of the porch. He wants to put plywood over it and paint it, but I really like the wood floor and would rather see if you can suggest some alternatives. WE can't afford to rip it out and reinstall it. Any suggestions?

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