felt roof

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    Fixing a bodged lean to utility roof - EPDM + Hot Roof?

    Hi all, I moved into a property a while back and it's got a kind of lean to building attached to the side. It's essentially a custom sized insulated (poorly) shed. I've had a ton of issues with the roof felt leaking at one end and despite some rather rushed patching I'm not overly confident in...
  2. J

    Downpipe bracket screwed into felt roof

    Hi all, A query about securing a UPVC downpipe bracket onto a felt roof The roof is recently replaced with 3 layers of torched-on felt (above a kitchen extension). It’s a warm deck roof. A downpipe from a higher flat roof discharges directly onto this lower roof, and I need to run a new...
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    Leaking garage roof around boiler flue

    Hi all, I would be really grateful for any thoughts or advice. Really struggling to know where to go with this next. We had a new boiler installed about a couple of years ago. It is in the garage and the new flue goes through a new hole that was cut through garage roof boards. The old flue...
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    Flat roof - felt vs. membrane - pros and cons?

    Hello, everyone. We need to get a flat garage roof - with a large upstand at one end - replaced. It's a double-length garage, and a decent width (i.e. you can still get a modern car in it) so a large area. The woodwork underneath appears to be in generally good condition apart from some...
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    Blockwork Shed Questions

    Hi. I don't have any building experience at all :eek: but I am going to have a go at making my own tool storage shed out of blocks (roughly 3m by 1.5m and just high enough to walk in). I'd appreciate any comments and suggestions on my "plan". As I progress I'll think more about each step before...
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    Old roof space conversion - needs felting?

    Hi some advice appreciated - we have a 1901 semi, with an old roof conversion to a bedroom with recent en-suite added . From the eaves which I access from the bedroom stud wall it looks like there is no felt under the tiles . I can’t see past the stud wall of the bedroom but assume same for the...
  7. R

    Flat Felt Roof

    Hello all, I have a flat felt roof Garage, which is in the middle of a large block. There’s a substantial amount of water ponding on top in a bottom corner. (I cleared this today along with cleaning out the guttering) There’s no guttering at the rear where the ponding is, only at the front so...