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Old 02-25-2012, 12:54 AM   #1
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Okay to use flashing under fiberglass/concrete deck coating?


I am going to have a fiberglass/concrete deck coating installed, I am replacing the sheathing on the walls around where this coating will be installed. Can I place aluminum flashing where the sole plate of the wall and plywood floor meet? The flashing would extend under the fiberglass and concrete coating.
I think they are using a material called elasticrete latex.

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A picture would sure help.
Are you talking about a fiberglass reinforced concrete deck?

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No, it is that coating that is applied to balcony floors everywhere to keep them waterproof. It is laid over the plywood floor, and then built up a couple of inches up the adjacent walls.
I do remember when they repaired our balconies that there was a great deal of flashing that ran from the walls to underneath the concrete/fiberglass membrane. It looked like it was in good shape. But it was galvanized flashing I believe, not aluminum.
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