If the flashing on your roof is in poor shape, your roof will develop leaks and other problems. Learn what flashing is, where it is used, and how to fix damaged flashing before your roofing system is compromised.
What is Flashing?
Flashing is connective material that holds the different components of your roofing system together. Flashing can be made from metal, plastic, or a composite material.
To spot flashing on your roof, step outside. Scan your roof overhangs, roof valleys, and any areas with decorative details. You’ll see flashing on these areas. If you have skylights or chimneys, you’ll see flashing around the elements as well. […]