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hidden1 11-16-2012 06:16 PM

vent pipe
What area of the vent pipe usually gives way to leaking 1st(after many years )?

mae-ling 11-16-2012 07:47 PM

flashing. either where the flashing and pipe meet or the flashing and the roof.

joecaption 11-16-2012 10:07 PM

Why you asking?

Windows on Wash 11-16-2012 10:29 PM

Most often times the boot becomes UV degraded and breaks down.

That is an overwhelming majority of the failures.

hidden1 11-16-2012 10:46 PM

Just sealed mine and wanted to know.

joecaption 11-16-2012 10:51 PM

Sealed it:eek:
Hope you do not mean you used something like roofing tar or silicone on it.
Not going to work!!

hidden1 11-17-2012 10:10 AM

over the nails at the bottom of it

Windows on Wash 11-18-2012 07:12 AM


Originally Posted by hidden1 (Post 1054226)
over the nails at the bottom of it

That is fine but that is not where 99.99% of the leaks on vent boots come from.

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