When friends at home ask me what a typical day in the life of an ‘Australian’ looks like, I often look at them blankly. There are so many variables and things to do be doing on a daily basis over here, it makes it hard to define! Luckily though, when it comes to ‘what scenarios would you use lead free flashing for’, Evo Build can offer some guidance.
Installers come in a variety of shapes and sizes – from roofers, to builders, to the weekend DIY’er who has just completed their own construction project. Our lead free flashing range is so easy to use, it will make you wonder why you’ve never used it before.
The use of lead free flashing typically occurs where you have a wall meeting a roof. The lead free flashing is then used to seal the gap between these two structures….nobody likes a leaky roof! You will have this requirement with second storey additions such as Dutch Gables, a chimney stack, or at an abutment.
The main benefits of using lead free flashing for these types of installations are:
– Can install the lead free flashing in 5m lengths
– No specialist tools are required
– Butyl backing creates instant water tightness and prevents lifting
Evo Build’s lead free flashing can also be used to repair a damaged/failed flashing. For example, sometimes lead cracks along the bend. Wakaflex and/or Smartform can be used to go up and under the existing lead flashing (sometimes referred to as an apron flashing) to return the installation to being water tight. This means there’s no need to remove the existing flashing from the wall….all thanks to the butyl backing on the Evo Build flashing range.
The examples above are non-exhaustive, and we at Evo Build have seen the successful installation of our flashings on the hulls of boats and on the top of caravans. So if you have any unique installations that you wish to share with us, or would like to find out whether our lead free flashings can be used for a specific purpose, get in touch with us or one of our may resellers across the nation.