How to Install Standoffs on a Roof

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How to Install Standoffs on a Roof
10 Steps
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1
Measure the rafter spacing, plan layout accordingly.      Measure twice and measure again

Measure the rafter spacing, plan layout accordingly. Measure twice and measure again

2
Use chalk line to mark roof for rafters to be used.

Use chalk line to mark roof for rafters to be used.

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3
Lift the shingles up on location of standoff and pry any nails.

Lift the shingles up on location of standoff and pry any nails.

4
Set the flashing/mount in place.

Set the flashing/mount in place.

5
Drill a pilot hole, remove flashing/mount, continue to drill pilot hole till full depth is achieved.

Drill a pilot hole, remove flashing/mount, continue to drill pilot hole till full depth is achieved.

6
Caulk pilot hole, and place flashing mount back in location.

Caulk pilot hole, and place flashing mount back in location.

7
Install bonded washer into anchor followed by nut.

Install bonded washer into anchor followed by nut.

8
 Install anchor through flashing/mount into pilot hole.

Install anchor through flashing/mount into pilot hole.

9
Install sealing rubber washer, L-bracket, flat washer, lock washer, and finally the nut. Hand tighten.

Install sealing rubber washer, L-bracket, flat washer, lock washer, and finally the nut. Hand tighten.

10
 Dance for joy!

Dance for joy!

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