Small crack on a pitch pocket

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Old 05-25-19, 06:06 PM
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Small crack on a pitch pocket

I'm totally new to commercial torch down roof. My parents have a small roof leaks at their business. The roof is about 7 years old. I think the leak is coming from a small crack on the pitch pocket (see picture). What should I use to patch it? Thanks!
 
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Old 05-26-19, 06:48 AM
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Commercial roofs are normally patched with a hot tar but any type of roofing patch Black jack) should work for now. They should tell the landlord to let them know.
 
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Old 05-28-19, 10:37 AM
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Thank you! I found Black Jack Cement Roof Sealant at Lowes and patched it on Sunday. We had a huge downpour yesterday and there was no leak. My parents own the building. I should look into some kind of roof maintenance program.
 
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Old 05-28-19, 11:44 AM
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Pitch pockets develop cracks when the lines going thru them move or shift. A little tar to reseal it is usually all that's needed. Sometimes in a pinch I'll use silicone if it's all I have. That roof with the rocks on it doesn't look like any easy upkeep.
 
 

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