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Modified Bitumen Repair

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Having an issue with water leaking in around a water supply pipe that comes up through the roof. Any advice on the appropriate sealant to use to repair would be appreciated.
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Yes, you can use caulk as a temporary repair.

The proper way to patch a pipe penetration is with a "Target Patch", so that when you cal up any roofers, you know what to tell them you need. There is a little more to it than just that term, but at least they will know what they are being called out for.

Bitumen roofs are very delicate. Goooood question.:thumbup: These roofs are notorious for off-gasing during hot weather. This causes heavy expansion and shrinkage. The simple solution is to contact your local roofing supply specialist and purchase anti-off gasing spray. This can be applied by any do-it-yourselfer with a simple garden weed sprayer. The cost savings is ASTRONOMICAL compared to what a contractor will charge.

Good luck,:wink:


Ignore the man behind the curtain.

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