My Metal Roof Chimney Flashing Has Lifted, Is That Bad?

chimney flashing

Yes! This may not be an immediate issue but it could lead to leaks and other roofing problems over time. The primary reason for this could be the incorrect screw placement. Screws should never be so near an open edge or a path of water.

chimney flashing

The shingles around the chimney flashing need to be replaced. And the penetration should be secured at least at a distance of 6” from the edge flashing on the new shingles.

chimney flashing


This will avoid the problem in the future.

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Derek Lindsay

Derek has been a part of the Roofing Industry for 20+ years. His experience in the field enables him to write insightful and informative content on Roofing and everything related to Roofing.