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Old 09-22-2014, 03:25 PM   #1
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I am looking for some guidance on flashing around my LP siding chimney. See attached photos. I started my roof replacement 17 days ago.... Wow completely underestimated the work involved. At any rate I am stuck at the chimney, the photos arent great, but should I remove the siding from the bottom. Any tips for bending the flashing around the corners to overlap the step flashing. The pan flashing I have is 5 x 13, no way it will fit up under the siding. Suggestions from the pros? If I can make it by the chimney correctly I will be home free so to speak
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Cricket is your friend here.

i.e. chimney cricket.


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Agree with Windows.Cricket and step flashing should do it.
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Some of the siding also has to come off to frame the cricket and to step flash it.
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Some of the siding also has to come off to frame the cricket and to step flash it.
Yes.

I should have explained in more details but I was posting via bad service.

The siding still needs to come up in order to do this properly.
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Yes.

I should have explained in more details but I was posting via bad service.

The siding still needs to come up in order to do this properly.
How high should the "Ridge" of the cricket be? if I have a 6/12 slope?

A roofer told me I only needed a cricket if the chimney was larger than 33 inches I think? Does this make sense?

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Crickets make good sense regardless of width of the chimney.

The ridge on the cricket should be level however high that requires. That usually provides the best aesthetic.
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Make's 0 since.
Any chimney built like that should have had a cricket.
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Make's 0 since.
Any chimney built like that should have had a cricket.
Sounds good, I will build a cricket then, do I still need to use pan flashing or just step flashing up the the cricket? Also do i need anything special on top of the ridge of the cricket where it meets the chimney. the photo posted earlier of a cricket shows flashing that sits on top the ridge or splitting the ridge.
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Need step flashing and counter flashing.
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I've actually heard 24" but yes it needs a cricket. 2:1 ratio is good to use. If it were mine I'd frame it ice and water shield around the chimney then build a metal pan leaving the pan exposed preferably out of copper but I'm sure I'd cheap out and use galvanized. :D
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I'm gonna go against the grain here and say you can get away without the cricket.
That's a small chimney, a pan will do just fine. Checkout Frank's(tinner666)'s website for the details. He also shows how to do the steps at the ridge if you choose to build a cricket.
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I'm gonna go against the grain here and say you can get away without the cricket.
That's a small chimney, a pan will do just fine. Checkout Frank's(tinner666)'s website for the details. He also shows how to do the steps at the ridge if you choose to build a cricket.
Thanks for the info, i went to the website but do not see an article on Crickets
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https://www.google.ca/url?sa=t&sourc...FB1Pv3iZM6hOxw should be on this page near the end.
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I'm gonna go against the grain here and say you can get away without the cricket. That's a small chimney, a pan will do just fine. Checkout Frank's(tinner666)'s website for the details. He also shows how to do the steps at the ridge if you choose to build a cricket.
Like Frank knows anything....

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