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Doing a spring outside inspection on my 35 year old home I have noticed a continuous gap between my main floor brick and the flashing above which sits below and behind the second storey stucco.
Should I be sealing this with expansion foam,or other to eliminate a down draft behind the bricks, etc and stop the bugs from nesting and moisture seeping in.
To explain better I think I could reach in above the brick and wrap my fingers over the top the the wall behind.
 

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Thanks Bob,
I do have that space below, about every 4-5 bricks a vertical gap between bricks in the bottom row, no mortar. I just never noticed the gap above the bricks and the flashing sits high enough that I could poke my fingers in between. It is also surrounds the coldest 2nd floor bedroom in the house.
So to be clear, the flashing should be secure but the air space should be contiunous along the top of the brick ledge, below the flashing... not an air gap say every few feet?
 
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