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  1. Fixing a leaky post on a deck
  2. Leak Repairs on Flat Roofs
  3. Flashing and Siding cause leaks
  4. When not to repair a flat roof
  5. Valley Flashing – repairs

These articles are to help you to identify areas on your flat roof that could cause the leaks. Fixing a leaky area will depend on what it is. Remember to try to use materials that are compatible with the roofing system that you have.

A list of Don’ts:

  1. Do not use silicone caulking for any repairs
  2. Do not use tar or roofing cement from Home Depot or Lowes
  3. Do not shovel snow off a flat roof
  4. Do not leave debris around drains
  5. Do not chop ice off a roof

Queens NY – Flat Roof Repair- Fixing others mess

A scupper full of tar will not solve the problem – This had to be removed to make the necessary flat roof repairs – Queens NY Rubber membrane to the scupper was not welded to the roof – Queens NY Removed all the tar from the…

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Roof Valley Flashing – Common problem that causes leaks. Darien

Roof Valley Flashing – Common problem that causes leaks. Darien

Valleys on between two slanted roofs causes leaks very often We have been in the roofing business for 25 years. We may not know how to spell, but roofing we know best. Most roofers know how to install shingles, but many have no clue how to do a valley. The materials…

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Flat Roof Repair – drains, flashing, chimney – 11 videos DIY

Flat Roof Repair – drains, flashing, chimney – 11 videos DIY

Flat Roof Repair – Video https://youtu.be/ZHx2W49uo64 Flat Roof Repair – Pitch Pocket The most overlooked element on flat roofs is a Pitch Pocket. Watch the video to understand what a Pitch Pocket is and how simple a flat roof repair can be. Video on Flat Roof Repair…

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Brownstone Flat Roof Leaks – Watch Video

Brownstone Flat Roof Leaks – Watch Video

Brownstone Flat Roof Leaks – Watch Video by Naas Ferreira | Jun 2, 2017 | 0 comments Brownstone Flat Roofs  Brownstone flat roofs are separated by parapet walls and chimneys. These walls and chimneys are smeared with tar to protect against leaking. This tar will…

Flat Roof Repairs Westport to Greenwich, New Canaan to Redding.

Flat Roof Repairs We Repair all types of flat roof membranes and will help you save money and a lot of aggravation. For the last 20 years, we have been repairing and installing commercial flat roofs. The EPDM rubber roofing system is on our top list of the worst…

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When not to repair a flat roof – Wilton, Weston and Ridgefield

When not to repair a flat roof – Wilton, Weston, and Ridgefield

When not to Repair a Flat Roof – serving Wilton, Weston, and Ridgefield We have been installing and repairing flat roofs in Connecticut for over 30 years. We claim that we can repair almost any roof. But when it comes to gravel roofs, we draw the line. Hot Tar…

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How to fix leaky post and railings on a flat roof

How to fix leaky post and railings on a flat roof

Posts on Flat Roofs causes leaks. What to look for and how to solve the problem Post and Railings on roofs make up for most leaks Most roof leaks are caused by inadequate flashing on a post. This is one of the most common areas where a leak starts. Watch this video to…

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Flat Roof Repair – New Canaan, Westport, Redding

Flat Roof Repair – New Canaan, Westport, Redding

Flat Roof Repair – New Canaan, Westport, Redding When it comes to flat roof repair, don’t feel overwhelmed. Serving New Canaan to Westport and Redding. There are many ways and tricks fixing leaks on flat roofs. Most of the flat roof repairs needed are around…

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Air Conditioner Curb Installation- Flat Roof – Watch Video

Air Conditioner Curb Installation- Flat Roof – Watch Video

 Air Conditioner Curb Installation  The Bow Tie Royale 6 Cinema Theater contracted Commercial Roof USA to install an air conditioning unit on an EPDM flat roof at 542 Westport Ave., Norwalk, CT.  Heating and Cooling Company located in Norwalk, CT.  Mike Tavolacci…

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Flat Roof Repairs – Norwalk CT

Flat Roof Repairs – Norwalk CT

Flat Roof Repairs Flat roof repairs are relatively easy to make, but finding the cause of the problem is harder. There are many types of materials used on flat roofs, and each one requires special techniques and experience to do repairs. EPDM, TPO, and Torch Down…

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Flat Roof – Flashing and siding causes the most problems.

Flat Roof – Flashing and siding cause the most problems.

https://youtu.be/WM8cPxbW-NY   Flashing and siding cause the most leak issues on any roof. In this video, I show the door pan that was incorrectly installed. Notice how the roofing material is attached to the copper flashing.

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Flat Roof Repair leak. Roof Repair kit

Flat Roof Repair leak. Roof Repair Kit

Installing shingles on a low pitch roof. See images below. To nail down flashing. Installing a second layer of shingle over a roof that is not suited for it. Skylights that are meant for flat roofs are installed on pitched roofs. Not adequate flashing against a wall…

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Cupola Installation on Flat Roof. The challenge and how we did it

Cupola Installation on Flat Roof. The challenge and how we did it

It’s a challenge to install a cupola on a flat roof due to the flashing problem. See how we did it. https://youtu.be/Vbp1TzloQm0 What is the function of the Cupola? This particular roof is a gambrel style roof. There are no vents to allow the hot air out that builds…

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EPDM Membrane Roof – Issues to avoid – Watch Video

EPDM Membrane Roof – Issues to avoid – Watch Video

EPDM Membrane Roof: Harmful UV Rays Cause Shrinkage – Watch Video EPDM Membrane Roof is black and thin. These roofing membranes shrink, absorbs heat, and the adhesives fail due to ultraviolet rays. https://youtu.be/TtFEoSwM4xc EPDM Roofing: Installed on Commercial…

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Leak Repairs on Flat Roofs

Leak Repairs on Flat Roofs

Leak Repairs on Flat Roofs We have been repairing flat roofs for the last 30 years Flat Roof Leak Repair Specialists We are the flat roof leak repairs specialists. We repair all types of roof leaks. From Modified Bitumen Torch Down Rubber, EPDM Rubber, TPO  roofs. Our…

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Roof Does Not Collapse After Five Thousand Pounds of Weight

It is strange how many people will shovel their roofs during a snow season because they are worried that the roof may collapse. I took this video where we placed the roofing material for the entire house on a small roof. All together it was five thousand pounds of…

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Flat Roof Drains

There are several things to keep in mind when it comes to flat roof drains. Not all conditions and flat roofs are the same and…
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