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Top 10 Roofing Tips

Here are 10 things you must know about common roof leak locations and how to fix them safely.

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Fix Roof Boots(7 of 10)

Flashing, roofing, ice damping and skylights are all obvious places for potential leaks. One thing people often miss is the rubber boots. It's where the roof fence comes up that you find roof boots. If they dry up they will cause major leaks. It's a quick fix; purchase a new roof boot in a local hardware store. You may have to remove some of the shingles, lay a better tar under it and put it back in place.

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