The masonry detailing series mds is an exhaustive collection of illustrative construction details and diagrams produced by international masonry institute imi for architects and engineers to use as a design resource. How to install porch roof flashing.
Many people who have porches attached to their homes have problems with water leaks at the junction of the porch and the exterior wall of the home.
Awning flashing detail. Flashing must be installed by a skilled tradesperson if quality results are to be achieved. There have always been problems with the flashing details at the roof to wall intersections of head walls rake walls and chimneys especially if brick or stone veneer or stucco is used. Follow the photo for illustrated instructions.
Install base flashing under shingles or over metal roofing material. This is particularly so for details such as door and window corners and for flashing that has exposed fastenings. Through wall flashing is commonly fabricated by deforming the metal in such a way as to provide bond strength in mortar joints.
These leaks are almost always caused by improper flashing installation or the absence of roof flashing altogether. This video from bunnings will show you the steps involved in properly securing the. Each flashing job is a little bit different and depends on the type of material that the exterior of your house is made of.
This invention relates to the building arts and more particularly to a universal flashing primarily designed to provide a weather tight joint between the roof of an awning and the wall of a building to which the awning is attached and to permit adjustment of the roof of the awning to any desired pitch. Roof to wall intersections. Ca reful design of flashing details to suit the application can help to ensure reliable function and a quality finish.
If you have problems with your porch roof leaking it is often due to poorly installed flashing or a lack of flashing altogetherflashing is a thin strip of weatherproof material installed to deflect water from seals and joints to protect your porch and home from damage. If the roof runs flat up against the brick wall you must install the roof side of the flashing either under the last layer of shingles or over the roof material if it is metal. Installing a timber window into a wall cavity is a pretty straightforward job once you understand the basics.
However the principles are the same and as long as you understand how. All through wall flashing should be set with a bed of mortar above and below the flashing in strict compliance with the flashing manufacturers specifications.