Custom Metal Flashing
Your Custom Metal Flashing Experts in the Carlyle, IL Community
Sheet Metal Flashings are thin pieces of metal that are waterproof and are fixed in place in order to protect your structure from leaking water. These are typically placed around chimneys, door openings, vent pipes, windows, and walls. The flashings are there to make buildings more durable as well as to reduce indoor mold. Sheet metal flashings can be made from a variety of materials including alloy, aluminum, copper, lead, stainless steel, zinc, and more. This material covers the thermoplastic membrane flashing fixed at horizontal and vertical roof junctions. Sheet metal flashings are there to help protect the membrane flashing from being damaged and are corrosion resistant. These flashings have numerous benefits for homeowners to properly utilize.
Choosing the Best Sheet Metal Flashing
There are several different kids of sheet metal flashings that are out there, allowing you to find the right one for you. Most consumers by an aluminum or stainless steel one, as these types of metals are durable and are simple to use for a roof-related flashing. These types of flashings are usually used for roof-connected flashings such as copings, counter flashings, gravel guards, roofing, penetration pockets, and through-wall flashings.
Sheet Metal Flashing Benefits
There are a variety of benefits that using sheet metal flashings can provide including the following.
- Prevent debris and moisture from getting into the small open areas on your roof.
- Protect your chimney from letting moisture in.
- To keep dirt and dust from accumulating in any openings.
- Help increase the roof’s durability to strong rainfall and winds.
If you are interested in having custom metal flashing applied to your home’s roof, give our team at D/Knows Exterior Construction a call today for roofing services!