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Knock it on the head - Build 171(2019)

Abbreviation
Knock it on the head
Valid from
01/04/2019

Information provider
BRANZ Limited
Information type
BUILD article
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Website, PDF

Description

Head flashings are a critical element when it comes to detailing and installing windows.

In terms of the 4Ds of water management – deflection, drainage, drying and durability – head flashings provide:

  • a drainage function, allowing water on the back of the cladding to drain out at the window head
  • a deflection function by diverting water away from the top of the window.

 

Scope

This article includes the following parts:

  • Two options for head flashings
  • Size of gap queried
  • Option 1 – firm fit
  • Option 2 – downturn projected forward
  • A tight fit
  • What else?

 

 

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Description

Head flashings are a critical element when it comes to detailing and installing windows.

In terms of the 4Ds of water management – deflection, drainage, drying and durability – head flashings provide:

  • a drainage function, allowing water on the back of the cladding to drain out at the window head
  • a deflection function by diverting water away from the top of the window.

 

View on Information Provider website Download this resource (PDF, 428KB)
Knock it on the head - Build 171(2019)
Description

Head flashings are a critical element when it comes to detailing and installing windows.

In terms of the 4Ds of water management – deflection, drainage, drying and durability – head flashings provide:

  • a drainage function, allowing water on the back of the cladding to drain out at the window head
  • a deflection function by diverting water away from the top of the window.

 

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Knock it on the head - Build 171(2019)

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