WRB & Flashing

Trimwork and Layout Tips for Vinyl Siding

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Use real trim stock and give some thought to the layout—it will improve the look of your job 100 percent

The Model ReModel Show: A Sprint to Dry In

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Raised heel trusses and a sealed roof deck make a fast energy efficient roof system

Drip Edge Installation on an Existing Roof

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A look at types of drip edge flashing, how to cut it, and how to retrofit it to an existing roof​

Deck Flashing Code Requirements

The IRC is a thick book, but there is relatively little aimed at decks. A few sections have a few sentences dedicated to construction of safe and durable decks.

Roof Flashing Guide: From Drip Edge to Valley Flashing

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Drip edge metal, valley flashing, dormer, chimney, and kickout flashing are types of roof flashing that shed water away from the connections between roofs, walls, chimneys, and other building assemblies

Weaving a Deck Ledger into a Wall With Thick ZIP Panels

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Peel and stick Z-flashing and some padding pushes a ledger flush with the face of the thick panels. A cover sheet of peel and stick completely waterproof the ledger before the deck is framed 

Flashing Tip: Heat is Your Buddy

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Cold tape doesn't stick and hot tape stick like sh—well, you know what it sticks like.

Flashing a Wood-Framed Chimney w/a Copper Cricket Cap

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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

A Window Install in a Thick ZIP Wall

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The general idea of installing windows is to plug the big hole that you just cut in the wall.

How to Flash a Masonry Chimney Into a Metal Roof

A silent movie about flashing metal roofing into a brick chimney from UnionCorrugating.

Step Flashing 2 Brick: Its Complicated

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Flashing must extend all the way from the wall to the outside. Oh yeah, and it has to be watertight and eight people have to work on it...