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Star Plate flashing

showing star plate flashing roof

We decided to use 28 inch flashing material to cover the Star Plate plywood.

Each piece gets overlapped by 6 inches and attached with small drywall screws.



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I would avoid using drywall screws on the exterior. They will rust and deteriorate. There are many fastener options available for exterior flashing.
Comment by Marco Tue Mar 18 17:47:49 2014
A dab of silicone caulk on each screw head should be enough to weather proof the screw holes and the heads for a few years, but may need reapplied every few years.
Comment by Brian Fri Apr 4 13:02:47 2014

One very unique homestead, $1,500 per acre, the opportunity of a lifetime