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No ice and water shield, only felt paper 3 feet around the perimeter bottom.
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Regular plastic box vents.
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Wall flashing has no underlayment up the wall or on the roof deck surface.
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Upper downpipe and elbow causing long term damage to the shingles and wood underneath.
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No drip edge and only 3 feet of felt paper on the upper roof.
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Opposite side of wall flashing.
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Caulking adhesive on the flashing is cracking and exposing the openings where water from wind driven rain can enter.
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Skylight at the front upper portion.
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No step flashing because this type of skylight is a plastic frame. Water can and will enter through the bathroom exhaust flashing or the skylight flashing.
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Exposed rusted nail at the bottom right corner of the skylight flashing.
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Left bottom corner of the skylight - this nail is slightly rusted indicating water leakage as well.
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Previous roofing installers only used regular exterior adhesive around the skylight. This does absolutely nothing.
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Back of the skylight has more caulking which only creates somewhere for the water to sit and eventually enter on through.
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Box vents are cross venting and too low from the ridge. Also, the system is short circuiting due to two different types of vents: 1 turbine and 4 box vents sharing the same attic space.
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Flapper vent isn't waterproofed with cement compound.
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Plumbing stack flange was installed with the wrong fasteners. Normal roof nails were used instead of small screws with gasket seals.
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Nails are popping upwards because of this.
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Flange also isn't waterproofed.
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This plumbing flange has no shingles between the two key slots where water will migrate on behind the flashing.
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Another exposed roofing nail installed in the wrong area. This nail has popped up and now is a potential leak beside the turbine vent at the back portion.
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Roofing nail has popped up around the chimney stack flashing.
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No waterproofing done around the chimney stack as well.
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Base around chimney flashing on the lower roof.
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Matching shingles to be installed.
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Seal is damaged.
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Plywood rotted in the bottom right corner where the frame is located.
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Rot all around the bottom frame.
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Insulation is soaking wet.
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Not enough insulation around the skylight.
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The bathroom fan unit wasn't even insulated.
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Mold on the drywall ceiling.
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This side has minimal damage but needs insulation.
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Client needs to replace the drywall ceiling underneath.
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Opposite side of wall is in good condition still but needs insulation as well.
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Lower portion below skylight, drywall needs to be replaced inside.
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Spray foamed around perimeter.
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Added new insulation.
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Weather stripping.
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Removed turbine and installing brown aluminum slant back vent.
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The Challenge

The customer had issues with a leaking skylight that had been repaired a few times by another company. Unfortunately the skylight still leaked so they decided to contact Mr. Roof Repair this time.

The Solution

The Repair Specialist Team ended up having to replace the skylight with a new Velux model. It was completely sealed with roof cement all around the exposed roof deck and skylight flashing before ice and water shield and new shingles were installed. This sealed the unit entirely and made it air tight, to prevent moisture and condensation from building up. They also extended a downpipe to the side of the home into the lower eavestrough to minimize any damage that could occur in that area.

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