does this roof need flashing?

mocknbirdMay 12, 2013

I paid $10k for a new roof in December. I was up on the roof for the first time since, cleaning gutters. I noticed that there is no flashing where the side of the house meets the roof of the carport. Should there be? If there isn't a definite answer, how would I figure it out.

It looks like there was previously something between the outside siding and the roof but I don't remember for sure.

This is the northern side of the house and this section is typically shaded all day. I am in the mid-Atlantic region. The new shingles are CertainTeed Landmark brand.

I have a similar question for where the chimney meets the roof. I'll post a photo below.

thanks in advance.

Was this job done right?

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mocknbird

Here is a pic of the 'fake' chiminey. There is a masonry chimney, too. Is this properly caulked and flashed?

    Bookmark   May 12, 2013 at 2:13PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

Side walls require step flashing and counter flashing.

The chimney should have a cricket, flashing, and counter flashing.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2013 at 2:46PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mocknbird

even with siding? I'm looking around the neighborhood and seeing flashing where roof meets brick but no flashing where roof meets siding.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2013 at 4:51PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
brickeyee

"even with siding? "

The siding is not the actual drainage plane, and it may be covering the step flashing.

    Bookmark   May 12, 2013 at 4:54PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
mugnaini

I think you need to have a professional inspect the entire job. In my opinion, and based only on the pictures you provided, this roof job was done poorly. Not sure whether you did due diligence before hiring this contractor.

    Bookmark   June 20, 2013 at 2:23PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
southerncanuck

To answer your question no it is not done properly and needs to be rectified by someone that can. I would call back your contractor and get their opinion, his crew screwed up and he or she may not be aware of it. Or they are aware it's not right and you don't want them touching it again. Based on what is shown I doubt they are certified contractors. That may affect your warranty for the materials. I know CertainTeed here requires it be installed by someone that Certain Teed has authorized to install.

If they say it fine you need to make some decisions.

Give them an opportunity to do it right if they can show that they have been qualified by Certain Teed. If not they don't touch it.

Have it done correctly and send them the bill. If they don't agree to pay for it may be Judge Judy time.

    Bookmark   June 21, 2013 at 10:46AM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Help with rough, ugly laminate counter edges
Hello, we recently put in new laminate countertops...
Elizabeth Loparco
How to fix 1" gaps in drywall seams?
We recently bought our home (build in 1938). One of...
Bongo
Sagging Anderson Storm Door
I had an Anderson storm door installed a couple of...
gridgedad
Sidewalk crack
Any way to fill/hide this crack? I could cut slot wider....
stoveguyy
Where to purchase Spanish roof tiles? I just need 2 pieces.
One handyman came to my house to evaluate the price...
janesylvia
Sponsored Products
MTI Cameron Tub 3 (66" x 32" x 20.5")
Modern Bathroom
Folding Teak Shower Seat
Signature Hardware
Meridian Wall Sconce by SONNEMAN Lighting
$390.00 | Lumens
Margot green napkins (set of 4)
Origin Crafts
Glomar Ceiling Mounted Lighting 1-Light Old Bronze Flush Mount Light HD-2632
$21.99 | Home Depot
Pablo Link Wall Lamp - Pablo Designs
$365.00 | HORNE
People viewed this after searching for:
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™