Cover flashing | Article about cover flashing by The Free Dictionary
counterflashing, cover flashing, cap flashing
A strip of sheet metal, often built into masonry and turned down over other flashing; used to prevent water from entering the joints and the exposed upturned edges of base flashing
on a roof.
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The roof and upstand were renewed and a cover flashing
fitted over the joint.
Simply fold the lead back down so the cover flashing
is in place.; 9 Again re-seal with lead sealant.; JOB DONE Top tip Use gloves when working with old lead and wash hands after handling.
* Vary the effect by using sheets of copper, or cover flashing
with metallic paints.
The part that you can see is called the cover flashing
because beneath it are L-shaped lead plates, called soakers, set under each slate separately but overlapping each other down the slope.