Kickout Flashing


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Old 04-13-21, 12:01 PM
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Kickout Flashing

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I have a porch roof that meets the wall below on both sides. My home inspector suggested that the kickout flashing was missing but I think what he really meant was that it may be too small.

I had a ďroof tune upĒ performed by a roofing company and he didnít suggest any issues with the flashing. Itís actually built in to the stucco wall.

I wonder though if it sticks out enough and if not, is there a diy solution to make it bigger, or am I looking at ripping up the wall altogether to have it re-done?

Itís a bit high so I will get a picture when I can.
 
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Old 04-13-21, 04:36 PM
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Slipping a piece of metal flashing under the last shingle is pretty simple. You are just trying to get the water away from the wall so it doesn't run down it all the time.
 
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Old 04-13-21, 05:31 PM
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Can't say much until we see the photo.
 
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Old 04-16-21, 02:27 PM
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Here is the photo.

looks like there are actually two kick outs.

might need to seal between the one closest to the gutter and the wall by the looks of it.


 
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Old 04-16-21, 07:35 PM
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Looks fine to me. Unless there is something around the corner we can't see.
 
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Old 04-17-21, 04:23 AM
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I also think it looks fine, but XSleeper is the pro in this department.
 
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Ok, thatís good news so far.

around the corner is where the higher roof has a downspout that brings water down to flashing which then makes its way around the corner into the picture you see and into those gutters and downspout.
 
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So new update: not related to the flashing but looks like water is slowly trickling down the wall where the downspout that this flashing leads to (outside wall).

I just had my gutters cleaned so wondering if the process they used maybe loosened some old sealant.

we had snow today and the slow melt from the roof is the source.

is there something I can do to seal it while itís wet? Most likely between the gutter and downspout is where Iím thinking itís coming from.
 
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Old 04-21-21, 04:06 PM
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Hard to answer without being able to look at it.
 
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Old 05-16-21, 04:19 PM
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Check out my other side. Looks poorly done to me. What would you do here?

Should the flashing be underneath the shingles? Donít even know where to start with the holes in the wall. Moisture must be getting in there.





 
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Old 05-16-21, 07:19 PM
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If you look carefully (in photo 2) under the black flashing it "appears" that you may have step flashing back there, which would be good, and makes it less critical that the black flashing is on top. I'm guessing the original roofer didn't put the black flashing down.

Even if the black flashing was under the shingles, it isn't wide enough to prevent leaks.

There really isn't much you can do unless you want to pay both the roofer and the stucco guy to come back. It looks like the sort of thing that happens when neither trade is on the same page, and they don't coordinate their work.

If the stucco guy or your "tune up roofer" put the black flashing down, he really hosed every roofer that will ever work on that roof. Someday when your house is reroofed, that black flashing will need to be removed in order to reshingle and correctly flash the shingles at the wall.

Looks like you definitely should caulk the front side of the kickout flashing, and continue that caulking down around the drip edge, fascia, and stucco to the gutter.
 
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Old 05-17-21, 05:02 AM
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There is a kickout just not sure what the deal is with all the gaps around it.

I suspect this was either a botched repair in the past, or the stucco guy finished his work before the roofer did.

Either way, Iíd rather have him come rip the wall open and get it done right than deal with the consequences later.
 
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Old 05-30-21, 12:48 PM
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What type of caulk/sealant would you recommend while I wait for a real repair?
 
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Old 05-30-21, 12:50 PM
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Vulkem 116 would be good. Tools easily, bonds well, and is easy to cut out and replace later if needed.
 
 

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