What is a roof flashing?

Answer Roof flashing is a thin sheet of metal or membrane. Some areas of roofs are susceptible to leaks even if the shingles are properly installed. Flashing needs to be applied in these areas to stop wat... Read More »

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What is roof flashing?

Roof flashing is used on a large percentage of roofing. It is used commercially as well as in residential homes. Flashing is often the last defense that keeps unwanted weather out.What is Flashing?... Read More »

Types of Roof Flashing?

Anyone knowledgeable in roofing will tell you that certain areas are more vulnerable to leakage and water damage than others. These areas, including places such as roof valleys, chimney perimeters... Read More »

Where is flashing used on a roof?

it is used around the edges of the roofactually, it's used in the valley's and anywhere the roof meets an outside wall... drip edge is used on the edges, except in areas where precautions must be t... Read More »

Does the flashing or paper go on a roof first?

When roofing a house, tar paper goes on first, working from the bottom up, and is tacked into place. Next comes the flashing, which is installed in any place that might be vulnerable to moisture, s... Read More »