step flashing

stepped flashing

stepped flashing
A metal flashing used at the intersection of a wall and a sloping roof; the upper edge of the vertical part of the flashing steps down, following the general inclination of the roof; the horizontal edges are fastened to raggle cut in the brickwork of masonry walls.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Architecture and Construction. Copyright © 2003 by McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Good chimney flashing includes sections of "step flashing" that run up the sides of the chimney, and "counterflashing." Counterflashing fits into grooves cut into the chimney and covers the step flashing.
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* Metal flashing, such as step flashing or head flashing over a wooden door or Window, should be slipped under the housewrap.
BASS ACKWARDS: Even experienced subcontractors often install housewrap, step flashing, and membranes from the top down (instead of the bottom up, as is proper) so that they actually catch water and trap it behind exterior finishes.
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