Installation Details: Definitions, Uses, Selection

What are installation details? In today’s episode, Thad talks to Dave Stubbs and Jeff Hock from the Sheffield Metals technical department at IRE 2019 in Nashville about metal roof flashings. Details are very important when it comes to keeping your roof weather tight. Metal roof flashings generally provide the most opportunity for infiltration in a roof system, because if the product and installation aren’t right, there could be problems.

Watch this video to learn what to look for in a quality flashing, and what installation practices you should keep in mind.

Topics covered:
►What are installation details? 0:42
►Why does Sheffield have approved details? 1:16
►Why are details an important consideration for a warrantied project? 1:52
►How did Sheffield choose the set of approved details? 3:23
►What considerations are required when installing details on any project? 3:48
►What do you want to generally stay away from with installation details? 4:29
►What considerations are required for roof mounted accessories? 5:08
►What should a building owner do prior to installation? 5:56

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Please note the installation details and methods shown in this video are for reference only. Sheffield Metals recommends following their published installation details or for WTW projects following the required details issued and marked approved for that specific project.