If your home has older cast iron pipes, you will need to use Lead Boots for two different reasons:. You'll find a solution there. Plastic boots first came into popularity among roofers as an answer to some common problems with lead boots, such as rising costs. When you become an Alta Products, LLC customer, you open the door to a lifetime of exceptional commercial items and customer service. The unit will accomodate virtually all pipe sizes: Each Deck-Mate flashing system shall include a molded EPDM pipe boot with stepped sides to accommodate various pipe sizes with an integral aluminum flange. Specifications and Submittal Specifications for DeckMates.
Installation Instructions for retrofit boots. Flashing improperly installed can direct water into a building. A flashing detail common to different vent penetrations is that flashing is overlapped by shingles or tiles on the uphill side, and it overlaps them on the downhill side. The flexibility of the EPDM rubberflashing allows for both vertical and horizontal pipe movement, yet provides a maintenance-free permanent installation. Flashing refers to thin pieces of impervious material installed to prevent the passage of water into a structure from a joint or as part of a weather resistant barrier WRB system. Each Deck-Mate shall include a stainless steel clamp for positive securement of the Deck-Mate to the pipe. The product is engineered to incorporate a dead soft aluminum flange that bends to any contour, roof irregularity or pitch.
Flashing may be exposed or concealed. For irregular or multiple penetrations in one area, see our roof penetrations page for additional options. The chimney is a DuraVent double-walled. Salt spray in coastal areas may accelerate corrosion. Also Retro-Spins , roof jack retrofits for electrical conduit entry. This material offers more resistance than soft copper to the stresses of expansion and contraction. But the performance of any roof can be compromised by needed penetrations to accommodate other building systems.