I struggled to find a way to make a quick temporary repair on my roof and I
tried everything, starting with every variety of Henry's roof coatings. The
standard roof coatings did not work for more than a few months. I tried
just about everything. What finally worked is when I used GE Silicone II to
cover the cracks. It is very durable and it keeps the water out excellent.
The silicone has allowed me to postpone a $40,000 cost of replacing the
whole roof, maybe for a few more years.
Barry, need to know a few things.
Is the leak spot obvious from inside the attic and fairly small? Easily
- if so you may be able to temp patch but need to seal both sides and it
last long. A few months at best
Is the leak pretty much everywhere?
- bad juju. Take a loan out. Meantime, you might be able to get by a few
without internal structrual damage with tarp and nails. weeks. Not
good soaking rain and wind, and it blows off.
Get a little more specific and folks can give better advice ok?
NO. YOU MUST REPLACE THE ROOF.
Sorry, if you had told us what the roof is made of, maybe we could
have helped. Since you were an idiot, you will have to spend
thousands of dollars to replace the roof.
Jesus will punish you too..... He does not forgive idiots!
Identify where the leak is exactly in the attic. If it's roof, replace
the shingles in that area. If it's flashing around the chimney or vent
pipe or skylight, use roofing tar tube that fits in your caulking gun.
Fill in the cracks. Silicone or latex caulking that dries clear is fine too.
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