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How to Repair a Roof Leak

A roofline leak and an open attic vent are allowing both water and critters to enter this home. Learn how to repair a roofline hole and an open gable vent by installing screening and securing flashing.

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  • hammer
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  • pencil
  • measuring tape
  • gloves
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