06:57PM | 06/25/01
Member Since: 06/24/01
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I'm new to the home improvement thing being this is my first house. I'm currently trying to install a new roll top roof on a portion of my house with a low pitch. I've already removed all of the roof except for a very small portion which is still attached to the flashing around the furnace vent. The flashing and the vent itself appears to be one piece. I'm having great difficulty trying to seperate the flashing from the old roofing since it was nailed down over the roofing material and then coated over with what I believe to be roofing cement. Do I have to detach the whole vent from piping in the attic and replace the entire exhaust vent, or am I overlooking an obvious way to seperate the flashing from the furnace vent? All of the articles I've found on the web about roofing only discuss replacing the rubber gasket flashing around a plumbing vent.
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