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Top 25 bad roof maintenance finds - Part 2!

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Continuing the top 25 list, here is part 2 with the last 9! Enjoy...

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Number 9

This plumbing vent on a metal roof always made me wonder, what in the world they were thinking this installation will prevent moisture intrusion. There is enough sealant in the world that will stop water here. Especially with a metal roof. In Houston, this roof will become a hot cookie sheet with our heat and will damage the sealant.

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Number 8

This a perfect example of how vents age and require annual inspections. This box vent is warping and lifting the shingles, creating a potential water entry.

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Number 7

A very damaged plumbing vent flashing. It is also not up to code. The vent needs to be at least 6 inches tall.

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Number 6

This plumbing vent rubber boot is damaged and they decided to use sealant vs. replacing the boot. This is guaranteed to not work. Additionally, there is too much sealant on the nails.

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Number 5

A properly install flashing for a plumbing vent only needs a maximum of three nails. This one has SEVEN, in addition, there are all already rusted and lack sealant. Water is going to love to pass thru these!

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Number 4

I guess if your plumbing vent brakes you could keep the boot in place for venting! I would love to see the attic of this place after a rainstorm.

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Number 3

If it still works and spins, why fix it? As a bonus, it has another hole for venting the roof! Ha!

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Number 2

I don't have a rubber boot flashing cover, so I guess I will use a doormat! Seriously?

And the winner is...

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Number 1

We need to run the video satellite cable inside the house, how about running it to the plumbing vent and the TV?

This one always makes me smile! :)

Hope you enjoyed these and learned a thing or two.

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