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Flat roof leaking at L joint.

Discussion in 'Roofing and Guttering' started by baronation, 9 Feb 2019.

  1. baronation

    baronation

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    So about 8 months ago we replaced our kitchen extension felt flat roof with a new rubber roof after a small leak developed. Everything was fine, until this morning when 6 damp spots appeared on the kitchen ceiling under where the flashing is that connects the extension to the rest of the house.

    I'm going to call the roofer first thing on Monday, does anybody know if this is a simple fix with maybe some sealant or replacement of flashing, or am I for a major problem? _20190209_170712.JPG
     

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    A picture looking at the roof would help.

    Andy
     
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    Yea, that might help. I'll get one tomorrow in daylight.
     
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    I've uploaded some photos of where I think the problem might be, it looks like the water has got in under the flashing where it joins the rubber roof. I'm not going to try to fix it myself, I'll happily pay somebody!
     
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    That's a lot of lead for a rubber roof!
     
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    So the roofer was out today, looks like the problem is the render on the house, it's cracked and the rain is getting in through the cracks and seeping down behind the flashing and roof. The roofer will fill the cracks in the render and move the flashing further into the render (if that makes sense). That was the lead was already there from the old felt roof.
     
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