Flashing a wood-framed chimney is like flashing a dormer, except there’s no roof behind it. Without protection, water can leak into the joint and rot your walls to direct uphill water away
Dry in a newly-sheathed roof with a roll of Zip System tape
A drip edge overlapping strategy that won't catch the eye
The underlayment is the water control layer; valleys, crickets, and chimneys are the most vulnerable spots
Roofs peel off from the edges, so it is critical to hold them tight
Like an out-of-plumb wall, an insulated and unvented roof can work well—or not.
Left-, right-, and straight-cutting snips with single- and compound-leverage each have their place on a jobsite
Learn how to quickly lock out moisture and air in these three 30-second videos showing how to load, gun, and roll ZIP System tape onto ZIP System sheathing panels.
A California valley is faster than cutting all of the shingles up a valley. With shingles bedded in cement, it can be exported to other states.