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Prefabricated Chimney Flashing Repair

What keeps rain water from leaking into your home where the chimney penetrates through the roof? When properly installed, Flashing and Counter Flashing will keep water from leaking into the home for years. Unfortunately, sometimes this flashing falls out, rusts through, or is removed and not put back when a new roof is installed.

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Flashing Diagram

Properly Installed Counter-Flashing - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney Services

Properly installed counter-flashing is the correct, long-term approach to keeping water out of the home.

Most commonly, the base flashing is present, but the counter flashing is missing or in need of repair. If you are noticing water leakage around your chimney on your ceiling, in your attic, or beneath your eaves, leaking flashing is most often the culprit. If this is the case with your home’s chimney, consider having A to Z put an immediate stop to your leaking problems!

Base Flashing with Caulk - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney ServicesBase flashing with caulk instead of counter flashing is a short term short cut that ends up creating more problems than it helps. Caulk or roofing tar begin to leak again in no time, and make proper counter flashing repairs more difficult.

Base Flashing with Caulking Temporary Fix - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney ServicesBase flashing with caulk instead of counter flashing is a short term short cut that ends up creating more problems than it helps. Caulk or roofing tar begin to leak again in no time, and make proper counter flashing repairs more difficult.

When it comes to chimneys, we are very experienced at keeping both fire and water where they belong!

Water Damage Stains on Ceiling - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney ServicesWater stains on ceiling

Water Damage above Brick Fireplace - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney ServicesWater stains above fireplace opening.

Water Damage Stains on Wooden Attic Rafters - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney ServicesWater stains on attic rafters.

Correctly Installed Counter Flashing Image - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney ServicesProperly installed counter flashing – step flashing.

Counter Flashing Correctly Installed - Sacramento CA - A to Z Chimney ServicesProperly installed counter flashing – continuous flashing.

The fireplace in a prefab unit will eventually need its refractory panels replaced. We can perform an inspection to determine if you are in need of this common prefabricated fireplace repair.

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