Extend it past the cutout on both sides.
Front porch roof flashing.
Nail the flashing securely in place using roofing nails.
Flashing a patio roof ledger.
Secure the bottom cut first.
Mark the location of the ledger against the siding.
Years ago many homes in the northeast had front porches built directly over the basement foundation.
The only thing holding back the cold snowy weather and the rain was 1 inch thick tongue and groove pressure treated porch decking that was painted to seal it from the elements and keep the water out.
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Lay the cut flashing down at the corner over a shingle that is already in place.
First roughen the area around the hole with a wire brush or sandpaper and then clean it.
Try to keep the nails as flush as possible to the edges.
Prepare the area where you will install the roof flashing.
If you already have faulty flashing installed you.
Water and ledgers don t mix and that is why most fail.
Place the flashing between the joint of the house and the roof.
Cracks in the shingles can also be the culprit especially if the shingles are underneath a tree branch.
Watch this ledger flashing siding step 1.
Plug pinholes with roofing cement and patch holes up to about 3 4 inch in diameter with a patch from the same material as the flashing.
Unless it will be protected from rain by the house s eaves or a solid roof a roof ledger that is fastened directly to a house with wood siding should be capped with galvanized metal z flashing that tucks up under siding to prevent water from seeping in behind it.
Like ledger flashing installing brick flashing is not difficult to do and will extend the life of your front porch or deck.
To prevent wood rot it is important to install flashing over your ledger board properly.
The corner cut should be facing upwards.
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Slide z flashing up under the siding and secure with nails.
Gently hammer the 45 degree cut around the corner of the porch roof seam.
A leaky porch roof is caused by numerous reasons but it is most probably due to damage in the flashing and not the roofing material unless the roofing material is too old and nearing the end of its life.
The flashing on the wall should be flush against it and the porch roof portion should be on top of the shingles.
How to repair roof flashing small holes or corroded spots in flashing can be easily repaired.
How to install porch roof flashing step 1.