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flandersfarm 07-10-2013 06:17 PM

T1-11 sinking into brick
 
Hello! I have an interesting problem. Sorry, no picture though! Hopefully my descriptions helps:

On the front of my house I have t1-11 siding on the top, resting on a brick ledge that carries down to the foundation. The t1-11 has sunk into the brick ledge and the metal flashing has bulged up and allows a nice valley for water to collect in it. The flashing is all bent up, split, and isn't doing the job it's supposed to.

I was thinking to buzz off 3" of the T1-11, remove flashing, add a new horizontal trim board and flash behind it up behind the t1? any ideas?

Thanks!

Chris 07-10-2013 06:33 PM

I would first find out how and why the T1-11 has sunk in the first place.

nealtw 07-10-2013 07:21 PM

The good news is, welcome to the site. The bad news is the siding dosn't slip down the wall. So you have either brick coming up or wall going down. I think you need to remove some drywall on the inside near the floor so you can inspect the bottom of the wall.


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