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shintech

05:21PM | 05/15/04
Member Since: 05/14/04
1 lifetime posts
I am preparing to have a contractor install a replacement asphalt shingle roof on my home. I am having problems with the existing chimney flashing leaking. How far should the new chimney flashing extend up the roof slope beneath the shingles? I have been told I do not need a cricket due to limited roof area above the chimney penetration.

Piffin

09:30AM | 05/22/04
Member Since: 11/06/02
1278 lifetime posts
Depends on the roof pitch, size of chimney, and roof run above the flashing. Sometimes eight inches, sometimes twenty.

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