Integrating Parapet and Roofing Flashing Floral Park NY

On the inside face of a parapet or wherever a masonry wall intersects a lower roof, I have seen cases where the masonry flashing exits the wall one or more courses above the top of the retaining bar for the roof base flashing.

Local Companies

CEK International
(646) 468-4223
600 West 115 Street
New York, NY
Affordable Homes General Construction LLC
(718) 713-2446
511 Chauncey Street
Brooklyn, NY
Home Improvement Man Inc
(516) 681-3737
92 Ketchams Road
Hicksville, NY
Nest Contracting
(646) 405-7787
24878 89th ave
Bellerose, NY
JC and Sons Home Improvement Corp.
(917) 652-6852
84-72 130th Street
Kew Gardens, NY
DB CONSTRUCTION
(347) 365-8284
592 BUSHWICK AVE
Brooklyn, NY
KS Construction and Kitchen Cabinets
(917) 864-2670
19541 Jamaica Avenue
Hollis, NY
Goode Green
212-226-6770
176 Grand Street
New York, NY
Leak Enders
516-620-4575
584 Mineola Ave
Carle Place, NY
ACJ Remodeling
(347) 688-7909
1146 East 92nd St
Brooklyn, NY
Data Provided by:
      

Provided By:

Source: MASONRY CONSTRUCTION MAGAZINE
Publication date: March 1, 2001

On the inside face of a parapet or wherever a masonry wall intersects a lower roof, I have seen cases where the masonry flashing exits the wall one or more courses above the top of the retaining bar for the roof base flashing. Will this cause any problems? There can be problems whenever the roof base flashing and the masonry through-wall flashing are not properly integrated. This is especially true if the masonry flashing stops or is held back slightly at the face of the masonry. If the flashing does not extend beyond the face of the wall, there is a chance the water may run around the end of the flashing and re-enter the wall below. Another good reason for projecting the through-wall flashing beyond the face of the wall is to prevent the outlet edge of the masonry flashing from being inadvertently covered when the roof membrane and roof base flashing are replaced. This would seal off the masonry flashing and route the water under the roofing. (DonÆt laugh; IÆve seen it happen.)

But there can be problems even when the masonry flashing does project beyond the face of the wall if it exits more than one or two courses above the roof base flashing. When water flows across the face of the wall or out from the weep holes, it will flow over the masonry between the bottom of the masonry flashing and the top of the roof base flashing.

Click here to read full article from Masonry Construction

Related Articles
- How to Get Rid of Raccoons Floral Park NY
There's only one real sure fire way to get rid of raccoons, and it probably will work in getting rid of other wildlife that is hanging around your home. Read and find out how you can try other ways.
- Cedar Shake Roof Floral Park NY
- Gutters Floral Park NY
- Fine Finishes Floral Park NY
- Tile Roofing Floral Park NY
- Composite Roof Floral Park NY
- Regular Roof Maintenance and Inspections Floral Park NY
- Torch-Down Roofs Floral Park NY
- Metal Roof Floral Park NY
- Skylights Floral Park NY