through-wall flashing

through-wall flashing

through-wall flashing
A flashing which extends through a wall, from one side to the other.
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BlockFlash cuts installation time associated with using membrane flashing in a multi-wythe course by approximately 50 percent, product developers note, and eliminates the need for multiple architectural CMU sizes typical with through-wall flashing. The 6-in.
Staining or detectable moisture at interior drywall soffits, blind pockets, lay-in ceiling tiles, and above windows and doors can indicate defective through-wall flashing in clay brick and concrete masonry cavity walls.
In clay brick and concrete masonry cavity wall construction, this could indicate defects in the through-wall flashing above the windows and doors rather than defects in the window and door products themselves, a common source of misdiagnosis.
Repairs can range from tuckpointing to installation of a properly designed through-wall flashing system.
An engineering inspection before the project began revealed that the original terracotta facade had no provisions for through-wall flashings, allowing water to penetrate and accumulate inside the facade.