Having taken the measurements on the roof of the required folds in the lead to fit the job being done using a length of timber mark out the lead along the width of the roll to fold it.
How to do lead roof flashing.
Nail it in.
Nail along its upper edge.
Any longer than 1 2 metres long and the lead will be harder to shape and more likely to split over time.
Cut lead sheets to the regulation required length of 1 5mtr on the ground.
Shape the lead flashing.
Step 1 safely get on the roof.
To seal your roof flashing you first have to get on the roof.
This is made by rolling up a 25mm or less strip of lead into an oval shape just wider than the mortar chase you are fixing and then driving it below the surface of the bricks to form a wedge.
Notch the first step flashing leaving a 1 in.
Re caulk your chimney flashing.
Protect the eave from ice dams and sideways rain step one in steep slope roofing is the edge flashing.
Before attempting to get to the roof you must make sure that the ladder is.
How to fix lead flashings.
Dress the lead to the required angle with a lead beater.
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In order to do so safely you will need an extension ladder and rubber soled non slip shoes.
Flap to bend around the front of the dormer.
One common method is to lay the edge metal under the eaves membrane and over the rake.
The most common method of fixing lead flashings is to make a lead bung also known as a lead chock.
Two ways to flash roof edges.
Bend the flap down and nail along the top edge.
Add another liberal coating of roof cement around the outside edges of the patch to form a water tight barrier.
Now cut a piece of milled lead to around 1 2m long with the measured distance as the width of the lead.
Resealing your roof flashing is easy and you don t need many tools or materials.
Take a second piece of flashing and set it down in place.
Next cut a piece of flashing that s several inches larger than the hole and secure it overtop of the hole using roof cement.
Do this for all 1 5mtr lengths.
How to install step flashing with a wall corner.
Bend the corner flashing tightly around the corner.
Beyond the dormer and cut the top section along the dormer edge.
Ensure it sits flat and extends at least 8 inches above the shingles.
To fit the lead flashing onto the roof lead dressing tools can be used.