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Properly Flashing A Door

Properly Flashing A Door

Learn how to keep water from penetrating your new exterior door installation. Proper preparation and caulking the critical areas will give a lasting and trouble free installation.

Step 1: Install the Drip Cap

Be sure to slide the drip cap under the house wrap

Step 2: Caulk the Angle Cuts

Caulk under the cuts and press the house wrap into the caulking

Step 3: Finish Caulking the Door

Caulk where the door jamb and sill meet. Finish by caulking where the brickmoulding meets the jamb.