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Sunlux (velux alternative) flashing advise?

Discussion in 'Trade Talk' started by S Faz, 15 Mar 2019 at 10:40 AM.

  1. S Faz

    S Faz

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    hi

    Can somebody advise if this window flashing is installed correctly as some water has come in from inside of window
     

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    If the window was closed and it let some water in then it must have been installed wrong.
    From the picture I can tell there isn't much pride in the workmanship.
     
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    The slates should finish much closer to window side. Maybe the overlap is not enough? I agree about the lack of good workmanship.
     
  4. S Faz

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    The same slates were used. I was thinking that the wind and rain was pushing water up the gaps in the soakers. How could I fix it temporarily?
     
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    How much water are we talking? if its just a drip then try
    undoing the screws that are trapping the rubber seal
    and release it.
     
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    This photo shows the water leak. Are the soakers supposed to be under the slate instead of on top of slate in previous picture ?
     

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    Normally you would leave a gap of 10mm between the skylight and the slates so you shouldn't see much of the soakers. The roof looks to be random slates which could be too large for the soakers but I can't tell from a photo.
     

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