How Does Kozy Kollar Work?

final wood model pv-3The origin of the term “flashing” as it relates to roofing is unknown, but essentially roof flashing is  a material installed to prevent the passage of water into a building. They are typically installed at chimneys, vent pipes, walls, windows, and door openings to decrease water penetration. Traditionally, roof flashing is installed from outside. But Kozy Kollar works to keep you safe and dry with a unique, indoor installation process.


What Is Flashing?

Roof flashing is designed to divert water away from joints, seams, and in valleys where water could pool. Although most flashing is installed from the roof’s surface, Kozy Kollar uses a unique method allowing it’s users to place the Kozy Kollar from in the house – making it significantly safer for homeowners to install themselves.


How Is Kozy Kollar Different?

To install Kozy Kollar, place the template in between your roof rafters, trace it, and then cut along the template outline to remove the section of roof you’re looking to seal. Put four of the six provided studs in each corner of the Kozy Kollar, then apply a thin line of the sealant provided. Next, slide the Kozy Kollar through the opening and place it on the shingles. Install the remaining studs, mounting plates, and rod couplings. Tighten the rod couplings to about three-foot pounds of torque.


So, how does it work? Traditional roof flashing relies on impenetrable materials to prevent leaks. Kozy Kollar uses compression to keep water out long term, by compressing the Main Seal and shingles – which forms a continuous seal.  To ensure the seal is tight, double check that all ice and snow are removed from the area before installing the product. Since the product relies on the compression, not a seal, to keep water out, it can be installed wet or dry – meaning you don’t have to wait until the end of the season to fix the problem!


Here at Kozy Kollar, we are dedicated to keeping our customers safe and dry all year round. Give us a call at (603) 598-1192 to see how we can help you seal your home.