Last Activity:01-25-2014 10:39 AM
Posted in thread: install step flashing on 01-25-2014 at 08:35 AM
Can anyone explain how step flashing should be installed at a roof-wall junction? Are the
individual pieces supposed to be sealed to each other? To the roof deck? To the shingles?Also,
what is the adv...
Posted in thread: new flashing at roof-wall junction on 01-25-2014 at 08:28 AM
How do roofers replace flashing when installing new shingles at a wall-roof junction when the
siding is up already? This is not lap siding - it's T1-11 sheets.
Posted in thread: Galvanic corrosion on 01-20-2014 at 04:38 AM
I always thought aluminum and galvanized steel should not be in contact (e.g., galvanized nails
in aluminum flashing), but the galvanic action table in the Florida code has them right next to
Posted in thread: Step flashing and siding problem on 01-20-2014 at 04:19 AM
Thanks, those are great answers. Thanks for the code link also, but as always code generates
more questions than answers. Do you know:[*]Do you know how step flashing is installed? Option
B/Detail C s...
Posted in thread: Step flashing and siding problem on 01-19-2014 at 01:20 PM
Just found I can't leave all existing flashing - some had to be cut off, leaving only about 1"
of vertical. Can I use vinyl flashing over it on vertical? How to tie to existing flashing?
Posted in thread: Step flashing and siding problem on 01-19-2014 at 11:37 AM
Replacing sheet T1-11 siding. Old (rotted) siding at a roof to wall juncture is glued to the
old continuous steel flashing with roofing cement. The flashing was installed over the siding.
I need to re...
Posted in thread: Torque on exterior A/C disconnect lugs on 06-02-2013 at 08:31 AM
Sun's not on that wall yet, so I'm good :rolleyes:. Thanks for the photo.
Posted in thread: Torque on exterior A/C disconnect lugs on 06-02-2013 at 07:35 AM
One more question about this - I assume that for the lug connections you strip off enough
insulation (about 1/4"-3/8") to inert the bare wire under the lug, then just tighten the lug
down on it. In ot...
Posted in thread: Torque on exterior A/C disconnect lugs on 06-02-2013 at 06:53 AM
I am redoing the wiring to an exterior A/C compressor and to/from the exterior disconnect box
(made by GE). The disconnect box instructions say to torque the lugs to 32-35 in-lb. I've
ruined several l...
Posted in thread: NM cable 3-wire to 2-wire? on 06-02-2013 at 06:51 AM
Am I allowed to use 3-wire (plus ground = 4 wires) NM cable for a connection that only needs 2
conductors (+ ground = 3 wires)? If so, how do I flag the wire that's not being used? Can I
just put a sc...