05:29AM | 03/28/02
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We recently purchased a house with a leaky sunroom roof. The problem is that the pitch is not high enough and at the bottom of the roof the water does not completely run off so it lays there and runs back underneath the shingles. Is there a quick and/or cheap way to solve this problem? Any suggestions???


09:34AM | 03/28/02
One way to fix it would be:
1. Remove the bottom 3' of shingles
2. Replace any areas of rotted wood
3. Apply an ice & snow guard
4. Replace the shingles over the ice & snow guard
This will not help the inadequate pitch of the roof, but will take care of any water backing up in the lower 3’ of roof. It will also give you the opportunity to inspect the underlying wood and replace any that is rotting.



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