Major leak in the flat roof.
Ground view of the back of the flat roof.
Soffits at the back.
Bare wood showing where the soffit vents should be.
Full view of the right corner where the wood is showing.
Chimney has no flashing around the base and the membrane is coming apart.
Crown around the top of the chimney is falling apart. (The chimney is on the neighbour's side)
Bricks and mortar are in good condition.
Keys on the shingles are far apart. The shingles need to be redone. The bathroom vent is not sealed properly.
Caulking is cracked around the plumbing stack.
Spike sticking out of the flat roof. Under the layer of material it's very uneven and there are multiple layers underneath. The wood has most likely rotten in the middle.
4 noticeable spikes (holes) in the flat roof.
3 pales of "leak stop" used but this is just a temporary solution - the flat roof needs to be redone entirely.
Filled nail hole with "leak stop".
No box or ridge vents on the roof at all. It needs 2 vents or ridge venting installed. There is also no underlayment or starter shingles at the bottom.
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Roof is soaked underneath the cap that was put on top. Could not see the full extent of the damage because it was accessed in the middle of winter.
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Tentis is all soaked, gravel underneath.
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Material was torched to the Tentis.
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Completely tarped sloped flat roof using cap nails.
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The water rolled right off the tarp and no chance that it leaked.
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Karnaked the tarp and the cap sheet that the RS tucked it under 1 foot and then nailed it with cap nails. After that the RS pulled the tarp from all sides gradually nailing the tarp at all sides then once it was tight enough they folded the tarp along the bottom nice and tight again and nailed it with cap nails to the back cedar siding.
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Underneath the 2 layers we knew off was 1 more layer of tar & gravel and the first layer was shingles and Tentis.
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These nails were driven through every layer.
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Wood surface is plywood, it's a little wet in this area but it's drying out quick and no rot or damage.
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Insulation batt is all wet and expired.
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All layers torn off and roof deck cleaned. Some wood rot.
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Base around front of chimney cleaned.
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This is the second flat roof that is separate from the back sloped roof.
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New insulation is needed now because it was all rotted in this area.
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Protector board on top of plywood to give nice smooth level surface.
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Metal flashing that separates the upper flat and the lower flat. 2 layers were joined from the upper roof and made into one roof but it is actually 2 roofs. The other layer of flat and 1 layer of shingles were not. These roofs were meant to be separate. Brick wall beyond all those layers and cap flashing.
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1 full sheet of plywood to replace plus insulation is being replaced in this area too.
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New fiberglass insulation. Replaced the existing wet fiberglass insulation.
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4x8 sheet of plywood removed and new insulation put where old and wet insulation was.
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Drilled holes under the soffits to allow air to enter through. Once the Client goes ahead with the ventilation for exhaust vents, this will allow air flow through the space.
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New sheet of plywood installed with screws.
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Staggering the protector board and instead of screwing them in or nailing with cap nails, using Karnak and it will glue the board right to the plywood.
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All new plywood screwed into the deck.
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Completed application of protector board.
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Cap application completed.
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Added an exhaust vent where the previous roofers just installed metal flashing over the original vent hole.
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Fully waterproofed the chimney.