Patio roof leaks

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Old 09-26-16, 12:41 PM
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Patio roof leaks

Just had my patio screened in and a roof installed. Roof is similar to those used on RV sites to cover RVs. aluminum insulated panels (overlapped @ seams) bolted on aluminum frame. During heavy rain having leaks @ seams and along one edge where room joins to firewall. New flashing installed around perimeter of roof. Although all seams, joints etc sealed, seems to still leak during heavy rain. Have tried various fixes. Wondered if coating entire roof with RV rubber roof coating would do the job. Thanks.
 
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Old 09-26-16, 01:21 PM
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If you had the roof installed can't you call the installer and make him come back and fix it?

If you can posts pics showing the top side of the roof and how the flashing was done we might be able to tell what was done wrong - http://www.doityourself.com/forum/el...-pictures.html
 
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Old 09-26-16, 03:20 PM
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I agree this is the installers job to fix. Joints should be siliconed as they are being installed and again after with a sealant such as Solar Seal or Geocel 2300. Other coatings can be brushed on over a caulked joint, like Geocel 2310.
 
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Installer has been back & is returning. The problem is this is not the usual roof installation situation that he has encountered.
 
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Old 09-26-16, 06:28 PM
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Can't answer what we don't know / can't see.
 
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Maybe it's time for the contractor to bring in an expert. On his dime.
 
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