Begin at either end of the wall and set the level middle section of the z flashing onto the top edge of the siding panel with the wider flange upward and against the wall framing.
Flashing against panel siding.
Minimum gap between the bottom of the panel and the z flashing.
One of the most vulnerable areas for siding is transitions.
Galvanized steel z flashing is made from 28 gauge galvanized steel.
Remember when installing lp.
This gap should.
J flashing on transitions.
When nailing the rest of your lp smartside panel siding make sure you space your nails no more than 6 inches apart from the panel edges around the perimeter and no more than 12 apart at the intermediate stud supports.
Make sure that the flashing is sloped away from the wall and does not rest flat on the top edge of the panel.
Flush the end of the flashing length with the wall corner and secure the flashing to the framing with an 8d nail at each wall.
Install the first length of z flashing.
The large leg of the metal goes against the wall leaving the seat and face covering the top edge of the siding.
It is used to protect the horizontal joints between sheets of siding from water infiltration.
In an existing construction you might have siding whether it be vinyl wood or brick.
The seat dimension 3 8 in corresponds to the siding thickness.
Oftentimes if you re installing in a re roofing situation you re going to be coming up against vinyl siding brick wood.
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Install the second level or gable panels leaving a 1 4 in.
Installing the z trim.
Of panel siding install vinyl or coated aluminum z flashing at the top edge of the panel.
There you have a z trim and an end wall flashing that have been joined using a stitch screw.
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Normally this wall would have a house wrap on it like tyvek.
The solution to rotting sidewalls is a small piece of bent metal called a kickout flashing at roofing suppliers which simply directs all that water away from the wall.
In those instances the best thing to do is remove the siding and run the flashing up against the wall and replace the siding so that you have a watertight finish.
In this case we ve gone against new construction.