Roofing system and method

  • US 8,153,700 B2
  • Filed: 03/19/2010
  • Issued: 04/10/2012
  • Est. Priority Date: 03/19/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
First Claim
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1. A roof mounting system comprising:

  • a roof substrate;

    flashing supportable on the roof substrate and including a top surface spaced from the roof substrate, a bottom surface, and an outwardly extending projection having a concave interior side, the flashing defining an aperture extending through the projection between the top surface and the bottom surface;

    a seal for inhibiting fluid entry through the aperture, the seal extending through the aperture such that the seal contacts at least a portion of the top surface of the flashing and at least a portion of the bottom surface of the flashing, the seal being conformable with the concave interior side and defining a seal aperture substantially aligned with the flashing aperture;

    a mounting bracket supportable on the flashing and defining an aperture sized to receive at least a portion of each of the seal and the projection; and

    a fastener extending through the mounting bracket aperture, the seal aperture, and the flashing aperture, wherein the seal is operable to inhibit fluid flow through the flashing aperture.

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