This horizontal twin flashing from FAKRO has been designed for use on tiled roofs, where two standard 55 x 98cm windows are going to be installed next to each other.
This flashing is Designed for deep profiled interlocking tiles that include, but are not limited to, Redland pantiles, Forticrete Centurion and Senator tiles, Sandtoft Shire, Double Pantile, Double Roman and more.
The FAKRO horizontal twin flashing is manufactured from aluminium, with specific sections that are designed with a ridged profile to increase malleability. The flashing is coated with a polyester covering to improve durability and the lifespan of the flashing before it is finished in a brown grey shade (RAL 7022), which blends in well with most tile colours.
Why do you need FAKRO horizontal twin flashings?
Flashings are an integral part of the installation of a FAKRO window, and although often disregarded, are incredibly important.
Flashings are used to create a tight connection between the roof window and the roof tiles, ensuring that the window is fitted accurately, creating a neat finish. The twin flashings tend to allow a distance of around 10cm between each window.
However, the FAKRO flashing is not just used for visual effect, the flashing is also used to protect the windows from weather conditions, creating efficient rainwater drainage with the ridged design, and preventing water entry at the points where the windows connect to the roof.
By installing FAKRO flashings on your tiled roof, you are eliminating the potential for water to penetrate the roof, which prevents damp, condensation and structural issues from occurring over time. FAKRO flashings also help to increase the lifespan of the roof and the standard roof windows.