Rethinking Window Flashing
Flashing windows the "right way" requires three sets of instructions - for the...
Step Flashing vs. Continuous Flashing
Do a little homework before abandoning the decades-long practice of using step...
True Through-Wall Flashing for Brick Veneer
At the sloped wall-to-roof intersection on a brick-veneer house, installing true...
Installing Continuous Flashing
Code specialist, Glenn Mathewson, takes a look at a recent IRC provision allowing...
Proper Width of Window Flashing Tape
It can be tricky to determine a minimum width when the window manufacturer refers to the code or the flashing-tape instructions, and the flashing-tape instructions and the code both refer you back to the window manufacturer or flashing-tape instructions.
April 2015 Letters
Step flashing; air-sealing; buried outlets; framing roofs; uneven insulation;...
Best-Practice Apron Flashing
For a more-effective and better-looking result, integrate the exposed apron with...
Door and Window Defects Added to Disclosure List
In Illinois, the disclosure list gets longer, specifically calling out moisure...
January 2015 Letters
Plan for reroofing when installing step flashing and counterflashing on a stucco...