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Stepped lead flashing

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Installation of a traditional stepped lead flashing. No subcontractors used or required for this work.

Raggle joints cut out and ready for the newly formed lead.

Lead inserted and secured with traditional lead batts (not these crappy little lead clips that are faster but less secure).

Wetting the joints in preparation for pointing with hydraulic lime mortar.

Joints now pointed.

The rest of the pictures show the completed job. By this time the top strip of lead flashing was on, all lead was cleaned and treated with patination oil, and all raggles were pointed.