This project is continued from Part 5. View of the ice and water shield, new step flashing and shingles as the roofer works his way around the chimney corner.
This project is continued from Part 4. The Owens Corning WeatherLock® Mat Waterproofing Underlayment (ice and water shield) is installed against the chimney and the roof deck. Notice how the roofers slipped water shield behind the first piece of step flashing and under the shingle to shed water.
This project is continued from Part 3. I decided to pull off and replace the damaged HardiPlank® where it met the roofline on the west face of the chimney. Recall that the siding on the north side of the chimney was previously removed in Part 3.
This project is continued from Part 2. The leak is near the corner of the chimney box, which is located at the narrow end of a roof valley. I can see how this could be a problem with water splashing and piling up against the corner of the chimney during a heavy rain. The valley [...]
This project is continued from Part 1. The leak in the attic is coming from the bottom corner of the chimney box, but before going up on the roof I decided to take a closer look inside the chimney for evidence of the leak since water flows downhill and the leak has to be originating [...]
Several water stains appeared on the drywall ceiling above the fireplace after recent torrential rains and high winds the last week of April. The attic is directly above the ceiling and there aren’t any pipes in this area, so it meant I have roof leak. The water stains were small and somewhat faint, but this [...]