Leaking Carport - roof patch didn't hold

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Old 10-30-10, 09:49 AM
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Leaking Carport - roof patch didn't hold

Hey all -

We have a flat roofed carport attached to our duplex in northern BC. We were aware that when it rains heavily (or snows and melts) the carport will leak. We didn't realize how MUCH until the hubby was replacing the flooring in the laundry and found wet subfloor.

About a week ago we purchased roof patch from Bakor and installed a drain/downspout in the corner of the roof that was lowest. It snowed the next day.

We thought the leak was fixed but it's back, as bad as it was before.

Any suggestions?? It's not very dry up here and the temperature should be above freezing for the next week. Pics posted of damage and (we thought), the repair.




 
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Is there any flashing where the roof meets the side of the house?
 
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Old 10-30-10, 07:32 PM
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Yes, there is. We applied the roof patch under, over, then fabric (some kind of mesh), then more roof patch.
 
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Go up there with a hose or a pressure washer & test it section by section. Start at the low point.
 
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Hubby was up there pressure washing. The leak is still in the same *area* as before.

We're going to try roof cement. The roof patch hadn't fully cured (due to weather, I'm guessing). Since the dirt is gone, now, maybe the cement will help.... I hope.
 
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Roof cement is what you should have used in the first place. Remove as much of that other garbage first.
 
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