The edge of the roof has thin metal flashing that helps water drip off the roof without damaging the home or causing a leak.
Flashing a metal roof around a round chimney.
The flashing should partially overlap the shingle that covers the first piece of flashing.
Bend legs up the chimney sides about 1 inch.
How to install a flashing on a metal roof.
The roofing the cricket valley and the chimney base flashing all come together at the chimney corners and must overlap in the proper order.
This flashing is super thin and very flexible to curve around the humps in the metal roofing.
Secure a shingle over the corner flashing using a hammer and roofing nail.
A silent movie about flashing a metal roof into a brick chimney from unioncorrugating.
Following is the proceedure for installing the dsa flashing.
Flashing is a method of weatherproofing the base of a chimney.
While some skylight manufacturers include flashing in their products sometimes roofing professionals have to create it or purchase it separately.
Chimney pipes on metal roofs must be flashed in order to create a watertight seal around the pipe and prevent leaks through the roof.
Hammer 2 roofing nails into the flashing and roof.
Open valleys have metal flashing to protect this critical area of the roof.
Cut two opposing 45 degree notches into z closure to allow a 90 degree bend.
A do it yourself video detailing step by step how to flash a chimney with our metal roofing chimney kit.
Panels above the chimney should be removed.
The rubber boot is trimmed to fit around the pipe and then secured to the roof with screws and sealant.
When the chimney penetrates the roof below the ridge use a cricket on the up slope side to divert water around the chimney.
Trim panels to fit around the chimney.
The flashing can be installed quickly and easily with kits that use rubber pipe boots.
I prefer to use a dsa flashing also known as a dead soft aluminum flashing.
It s typically made of thin pieces of impenetrable material which inhibits water leaking around the chimney preserving the building from moisture and mold issues.
Place the step flashing over the caulk and onto the chimney.
Flashing is often made of metal which is the norm on a metal roof.