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Queens NY – Flat Roof Repair- Fixing others mess

This is a roof in Queens that was done by a roofer living in Queens. We found that he did not know how to torch seams together. It was a battle trying to repair his mess.

These are images of all the repairs we did.

Scupper smeared full of tar. Yet it was still leaking
Scupper smeared full of tar. Yet it was still leaking
The transition from the rubber membrane to the scupper was not completed
The transition from the rubber membrane to the scupper was not completed
We had to remove all the tar and make a new transition to the scupper
We had to remove all the tar and make a new transition to the scupper
We removed the ribs on the half-round clay caps to get a smooth surface to install the rubber membrane
We removed the ribs on the half-round clay caps to get a smooth surface to install the rubber membrane
After removing the ribs on the parapet wall we then installed the rubber membrane to make a transition to the roof
After removing the ribs on the parapet wall we then installed the rubber membrane to make a transition to the roof
We had to install an additional membrane in front of the scupper
We had to install an additional membrane in front of the scupper
Removing excess tar and roofing materials to get a smooth transition from the parapet wall to the roof
Removing excess tar and roofing materials to get a smooth transition from the parapet wall to the roof
The transition from the metal cap that covers the parapet wall was just tar.
The transition from the metal cap that covers the parapet wall was just tar.
We installed a rubber membrane over the transition area from the metal cap to the slate roof
We installed a rubber membrane over the transition area from the metal cap to the slate roof
The chimney was not properly flashed to the roof. We installed new rubber membrane and fixed the flashing
The chimney was not properly flashed to the roof. We installed new rubber membrane and fixed the flashing
After installing the flashing membrane, we then covered the entire chimney with a rubber membrane.
After installing the flashing membrane, we then covered the entire chimney with a rubber membrane.
The transition where the two metal caps meet on the parapet wall was covered with a rubber membrane
The transition where the two metal caps meet on the parapet wall was covered with a rubber membrane
This is what the roof repairs look like on a roof in Queens after we were done. The vent pipe,skylight, chimney, scupper and parapet wall was all redone with a modified Bitumen Torch Down rubber membrane
This is what the roof repairs look like on a roof in Queens after we were done. The vent pipe,skylight, chimney, scupper and parapet wall was all redone with a modified Bitumen Torch Down rubber membrane

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