Step 2: Install Flashing

strips of sheet-lead flashing
Photo: Brian Wilder
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Vietri protects the framing with overlapping strips of sheet-lead flashing. (Copper or waterproofing membrane also work.) Then he protects all the exposed edges of the old trim with a coat of oil-based primer.
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    Tools List

    • hammer
      Hammer
    • sand paper
      220-grit sandpaper

    Shopping List

    1. FLASHING MEMBRANE

    2. OIL-BASED PRIMER

    3. POLYURETHANE CONSTRUCTION ADHESIVE

    4. PVC-SOLVENT-BASED CEMENT

    5. ACRYLIC GLAZING PUTTY

    6. ACRYLIC PRIMER

    7. 100-PERCENT ACRYLIC PAINT