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  1. Roofing/Siding
    The leak is either from the space directly under the coping that sits on the brick wall connecting my house with the next row house. I am going to caulk this area but am not sure if I shouldn’t use a flash mate silicone sealant or a polyurethane caulk based on a video recommendation. The...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    Hi, and thank you for your help. We've owned this 1940s house for 3 years, and it needs some maintenance we can't actually afford. One area that must have attention is the front porch roof, which is leaking. Two slow, small drip-type leaks, and a third leak that is large and has caused damage...
  3. Roofing/Siding
    This is a pretty clear cut case of a roof leaking through nail holes, right? The roofer wants to do a 'hose test' where he runs a hose on the roof to see if water comes through. He's being kind of cagey about owning up to this being his problem. This roof was installed 2 years ago and the roof...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    Help! I need advice on how to proceed. We are having a complete roof replacement. Monday they tore off the old roof and laid down new OSB and felt. Monday night it rained. No tarps wrote down, as the rain was a surprise. I have discovered an inch or two of water in my porch light (which...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    I am having a roof leak, so I went up to the attic and saw water dripping from a gap between roof boards about a quarter inch downhill from a nail that is sticking through the board. It turns out the nail is securing the apron flashing below the front of a dormer (see picture), so I am...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    "New" old house ice dams, roof leaks Hello, This spring I purchased a small home built in 1946. (Basement, main floor, and attic that has been converted into a master bedroom with dormer.) During the inspection it was noted that there was evidence of water stains on the main floor tongue and...
  7. Project Showcase
    Here's a repair I did on the drywall and popcorn ceiling at a condominum complex that I have the contract to do all of their drywall and painting work for in Cape Canaveral, FL. The water damage was caused by a roof leak during a Tropical Storm .
  8. Roofing/Siding
    Hi. My back porch is a freaking mess:boat:. It just started with a drip and now with all this rain, there are like 50 drips going on. I ripped the ceiling apart so I could contain the water better and it helped, but I need to fix this problem and unfortunately hire someone. (My dad thinks...
  9. Roofing/Siding
    Last night's rain caused my first leak! I just bought my home this summer so I'm new to the roof leaks. I have a small addition off of my kitchen and I believe the leak is happening above where the roof of the addition meets the outside wall of the second floor of my home. I was up there this...
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