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NACHI: Roof Flashing Types & Inspection
International Association of Certified Home Inspectors provides pictures and information on how to recognize proper and improper conditions while inspecting steep-slope, residential roofs.
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BCBEC: Wind & Perimeter Roof Flashing Uplift
BC Building Envelope online slide show describes issues and considerations for roof perimeter flashing uplift due to wind. (PDF)

APA: Construction Details For Roof Flashing
Engineered Wood Association provides construction details in JPG drawing or CAD formats for flashing and drainage of roofs including roof sheathing, underlayment, ridges, valleys, chimneys, skylights, and more.

Fine Homebuilding: Back Up Your Vent Pipe Flashing
Fine Homebuilding online video shows how to use flashing tape and additional underlayment to backstop your flashing boot.

Fine Homebuilding: Installing Drip Edge Flashing
Fine Homebuilding online video shows how to cut, bend, and lap copper drip edge the proper way.

Fine Homebuilding: Installing Step Flashing
Fine Homebuilding describes how to install step flashing for roofs.

Fine Homebuilding: Roof Flashing Articles
Fine Homebuilding articles and videos will help you get your roof waterproofing details right and keep your home comfortable and dry.

JLC: Flashing Shed Dormers
Journal of Light Construction shows how shed dormers require a continuous strip of flashing along the top of the lower roof plane where it meets the steeper roof plane.

Old House Web: Flashing Of Roof Valleys
Old House Web describes,with drawings, types of roof valleys and flashing techniques, materials, and tools, and lists further sources of information and US suppliers.

Remodeling: Avoiding a Flashing Failure
Remodeling magazine describes one pesky piece of flashing at roof-wall intersections that you don't want to ignore.

US DOE: Step & Kick-Out Flashing At Roof-Wall Intersections
Building America Solution Center describes issues and considerations for installing step and kick-out flashing at roof-wall intersections.
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