Flashings are a critical component for the the accurate installation of skylights.
Accuratley designed flashing details provide a robust and neat fit when installing. The funciton of flashing kits is to provide excellent drainage away from the window and to offer protection against any leaks. Given the multiple roof types, Fakro offers a broad range of flashing options to fit most requirement needs.
All flashings are factory produced using aluminium and are coated with polyester varnish.
The general colour is brown RAL 7022, which is blends in with most roof types.
Types of Flashing
Fakro skylight flashings are graded in according to roof types for the application. Typical flashing are produced to suite most roof types.
For flat roofing matrials such as shingles, flat tiles and slate, we recommend flashings which are called EL or ELA. EL, EL-T thermo flashings is used for fixed skylights (FX model) and ELA, ELA-T Thermo is used with venting skylights (FV, FVE) ELN flashing is used with FTP-V L3 and FPP-V L3 roof windows. ELW is used with egress roof windows only. For profiled roofing materials we recommend flashings called EH-A, EH-AT themo, EH/A-AT thermo, EH/A-A, EH/A-AT thermo is for windows and EHW is for the use with egress windows only.
PLEASE ENSURE CORRECT FLASHING KITS ARE ORDERED
BASED ON THE TYPE OF SKYLIGHT/ROOF WINDOW BEING USED.