Roofing grommet forming a seal between a roof-mounted structure and a roof

  • US 9,422,723 B2
  • Filed: 01/21/2016
  • Issued: 08/23/2016
  • Est. Priority Date: 01/25/2010
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A roof mount assembly for mounting a structure to a roof, the roof comprising at least one rafter and a substrate at least partially covering the at least one rafter, the roof mount assembly comprising:

  • flashing configured to be positioned on the substrate, the flashing including a first surface configured to be located adjacent the substrate and a second surface opposite the first surface, the first and second surfaces defining a projection that is configured to extend away from the substrate in response to being positioned on the substrate, the projection including an aperture extending therethrough;

    a bracket configured to be positioned on the second surface with the projection received by an aperture of the bracket, the bracket is configured to be coupled to the structure;

    a fastener extending through the apertures of the bracket and the flashing, the fastener configured to secure the bracket to the flashing and the substrate; and

    a washer configured to form a water-tight seal to inhibit flow of fluid through the aperture of the flashing to the substrate, the washer including a first portion, a second portion, and an aperture extending through the first and second portions;

    wherein the fastener extends through the aperture of the washer such that the washer is positioned between the fastener and the bracket.

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