Details in 4D
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
Roofs peel off from the edges, so it is critical to hold them tight
A retrofit solution that works great for a low-skill workforce—like volunteers
Make a route for drainage, protect the structure, and use water-tolerant materials to rebuild
An item on the Energy Star Thermal Bypass Checklist. Item 5.1.2, to be exact ...
Just because you draw it doesn't mean they'll build it that way. Know what makes sense, what the framer can execute, and forget about designing in two-foot modules