Installation Methods and Guidelines

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Installation Method 1 - Back Flashing

Note: Each installation method will have different pricing

Base plate and back flashing option

Referring to installation method 1 drawing

  1.  Clearly indicate positions of ventilators by marking the roof
  2.  Ensure that the area is safe with safety personnel before commencing installation
  3.  Clearly mark the cutout with the necessary marking equipment
  4.  Cut the opening with an angle grinder. The opening can be either square or round.
  5.  Ensure all safety measures and procedures are considered and followed while commencing the cutting of the opening.
  6.  Remove the cutout material with caution considering safety at floor level.
  7.  Ensure that the cutout is to standard of the ventilator to be fitted. All sharp edges should be smoothed for the installation process
  8.  Ensure that the bottom of the roof sheet inside the building is smoothed and rounded off.
  9.  Optional: Trimmers can be fitted as an option only at additional cost.
  10.  Place the bottom plate of the ventilator over the opening, fix and waterproof it to the roof sheet by means of rivets or roofing screws
  11.  Place the back flashing sheet under or over the ridge cap and over the bottom plate of the ventilator
  12.  Fix the back flashing to the roof sheeting by means of rivets or roofing screws to ensure waterproofing is complete.
  13.  Place the ventilator on the bottom plate. Ensure that the angle is adjusted according to the roof slope.
  14.  Fix the ventilator to the bottom sheet by means of rivets.
  15.  Ensure all locks and clips are secured.
  16.  Check that the ventilator is rotating as per standard.
Installation Base Plate

Installation Method 1 - Back Flashing

Installation Method 2 - GRP Soaker Panel

Note: Each installation method will have different pricing

GRP Soaker Panel Option 2

Referring to installation method 2 drawing

  1.  Clearly indicate positions of ventilators by marking the roof
  2.  Ensure that the area is safe with safety personnel before commencing installation
  3.  Clearly mark the cutout with the necessary marking equipment
  4.  Cut the opening with an angle grinder. The opening can be either square or round.
  5.  Ensure all safety measures and procedures are considered and followed while commencing the cutting of the opening.
  6.  Remove the cutout material with caution considering safety at floor level.
  7.  Ensure that the cutout is to standard of the ventilator to be fitted. All sharp edges should be smoothed for the installation process
  8.  Ensure that the bottom of the roof sheet inside the building is smoothed and rounded off.
  9.  Trimmers can be fitted as an option only.
  10.  Place the approved GRP soaker sheet over the opening, fix and waterproof it to the roof sheet by means of rivets or roofing screws.
  11.  Place the ventilator on the soaker sheet. Ensure that the angle is adjusted according to the roof slope.
  12.  Fix the ventilator to the soaker sheet by means of rivets.
  13.  Ensure all locks and clips are secured.
  14.  Check that the ventilator is rotating as per standard.
Circular-Soaker-Detail

Installation Method 2 - Circular Soaker

Soaker

Installation Method 2 - GRP Soaker