Kickout Flashing

This is a super important detail that is often done wrong.

Required flashing detail

Required flashing detail

2009 International Residential Code:
Sidewall step flashing min 4 in. high & 4 in. wide, length
Sidewall flashings must terminate in kickout flashing F56 [905.2.8.3]72

A lot of water gets directed down where the sidewall and roof-line meet.  When this is skipped water can run behind the gutter often causing significant damage.

kickout-flashing

 

 

Here is a short video demo of why it is important

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JJ & Suzanne are both licensed, highly skilled inspectors and educators. We are the authors of our class curriculum, and truly enjoy sharing this with our students

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