I bought a house that's 150 years old last month. It's in decent shape and most of the house has newer windows in it. The window in question is a "new" window.
At the top of the window where the casing meets the woodwork it's dripping water into the house.
The problem is compounded in that there are no gutters on the house and we have a foot of snow.
The water is dripping down the inside of the glass- it appears as if the water is rolling towards the house somehow and then in through the top of the window.
I am assuming this wouldn't be a problem if there were gutters on the house. I plan on having them installed in the spring.
My question- what can I do to try and waterproof the top of this window to keep the water out? I looked for caulking at the top of the window, and don't see any, but can't see what's going on from the outside of the house. I thought about putting some kind of silicone caulk around the top, but can't even manage to get the window dry to accomplish this.
Am I stuck with a wet window until the snow is gone? I have towels on the sill and really don't want to rot out the woodwork with water damage. Help!! THANKS!
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