Flashings are essential for the correct installation of roof windows.
*The letter T in the above code indicates that these flashings are designed with extra thermal insulation*
Precisely designed flashing details ensure a durable and neat fit with the roofing material used. The purpose of flashing is to ensure good drainage away from the window and to provide protection from the elements.
Flashing should be used with all types of FAKRO windows, the centre-pivot, the top hung as well as windows for combinations. Thanks to the uniform design of profiles different types of windows can be place together.
Fakro offers a range of flashing solutions made of aluminum sheet as standard and permanently protected with polyester varnish. The standard coluour is Grey, which matches well with most roofing finishes.
Roof windows can be installed in the roof structure at three different levels: N (+3cm), V (0cm) and J (– 3cm). these letters suffix the flashing code above, the standard one is the V
Flashings are categorised accordingly.
The last letter of the flashing type code indicates the depth at which the roof window can be fitted.
Schedule of standard flashings according to types of the roofing material and level of installation N (+3 cm) V(0) J (–3 cm)