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Old 06-01-2012, 06:16 AM
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Originally Posted by billinstuart View Post
The important element to remember in flashing..water runs downhill! Silly as it sounds, many "roofers" still have uphill laps (against the flow of water), and try to seal them with bull (canned roofing tar). Flashing should start at the bottom and work to the top so the laps naturally don't leak. Don't use aluminum, don't use silicon. I've never seen an exposed felt paper flashing.

It was exposed because the roofer never covered it. Its about a 2"x2" piece of tar paper (now hole) that somehow made it almost 8 years without leaking.

I'm hoping I'll get away with only covering that part..but if I have to take it all apart....
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