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Old 08-28-2006, 11:26 AM   #1
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Older shed with Mansard roof, previous owner built. Leaks around the top edge now. Looks like he just bent the 3 tabs for the transission. What can I do to prevent future leaks? I was thinking of going up to the first edge and adding some flashing and then continue to the top?

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Old 08-28-2006, 11:52 AM   #2
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If it were mine, I would do it as you say youre going to.

I have had customers say no to the flashing at this transition because of the few dollars extra involved with doing it right.


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Old 08-28-2006, 07:37 PM   #3
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You can get a colored flashing, similar to a drip edge, to make the transition with, so it isn't as noticable....sad to say anyone would skimp on $20 worth of flashing, not to mention it is a pain to fold shingles over a transition. Also, the shingles will fail pre-maturely on the edge due to being bent over.
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you can also break up the transition with a trim board running accross it.we often use Aztek,or a Permatrim material with stainless nails for no maintenence. makes it look nice

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