about the nail in the corner? this will hold
this look like your chimney flashings, skylight
flashings, or just any brick work flashings in
general? The quality of flashings has been left to
the brick layers with most new construction
builders. Brick layers to say the least are not
Metal Mechanics, they are brick layers. The
builders lack roofing punch out and leave it to
the brick layers to complete the flashing details
around the chimney. No Storm Guard, no Saddles in
most cases and as seen above? Just left wide open
to wind blown rains. Rest assure. Almost every new
construction house Ive seen will need to have the
counter flashings corrected.
Its been a
standard here for what appears to be 20-30 years.
Consumer awareness is null an void until its too
late. With the lack of residential construction
standards on behalf of the city of Dallas (No Real
Roofing Inspections) home owners are left with the
added costs of their new homes to correct the
brick chimney flashings among other things.
is a photo of new copper counter flashings being