Flashing: getting back to basics (Failures Column)

May 30, 2012
Publication: Construction Specifier p 122
Author(s): Sean Obrien

Abstract: In this time of great advances in building technology, it is important to remember the 'low-tech' systems we rely on to perform the building enclosure's basic functions. This article examines a fundamental, ages-old 'technology' that has been keeping water out of buildings for centuries: flashing.

Keywords: Waterproofing