No head flashing to window/door openings

Listed under: Exterior, doors, flashings, walls, windows


It was not installed when constructed – for a period during the 1970s and 1980s sealant was sometimes used rather than a metal head flashing 


  • the omission of the flashing may have a significant impact on the long-term performance of the cladding system. Engage an experienced building surveyor to report on the lack of the gap and the repair options available