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Old Shingle roof meets porch roof with leaks Knoxville, TN

The older shingle roof meets the porch roof installed improperly and is causing le ks. Portions of the rest of this roof are low slope.

The roof leaks where this meets can be caused by how the shingles were tied together. This is inspected during our roof inspection of this property.

Old dimensional roof with improper transition to porch addition

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    2/12 pitch is less than ideal but accept

    2/12 pitch is less than ideal but acceptable

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    Debris buildup in the valleys

    Debris gathering and building and valleys can lead to water retention and leaks in valleys. Ice and water shield installed here will protect against leaks.

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    Plastic gutter guards

    Quality gutter guards can help keep gutters free and clear of leaves. Drip edge installed at eaves and rakes can help prevent water penetration and rot on the decking.

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Improper transition from roof to porch addition

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    Low slope areas are prone to leak

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