How-to Guide

Storm-Driven Rain Penetration of Windows and Doors

In the aftermath of tropical storms and hurricanes, questions have been raised by some residents who experienced wind-driven rain leaking through or around their windows and doors that otherwise remained unbroken and structurally intact during these extraordinary events. AAMA has chosen to publish this document in order to provide information to homeowners, distributors, and builders as well as code officials regarding water penetration during severe wind-driven rain storms.