My backporch overhang is covered with tar paper.
It is small -- about 4' deep, 8' wide. Pitched roof.
Some of the tar paper has come loose near the front,
perhaps from having an overwhelming wisteria vine
ripped out? The loose tar paper is cooked-looking.
I want to DIY this job if possible. Do I need to hot-mop
a pitched "roof"? My neighbor says only needed for flat roofs.
I can't hot-mop on my own, and would rather not hire somebody for
such a small job.
If hot-mop not needed, what product should I buy to stick on the
replacement tar paper?
Or should I do anything? My neighbor says don't bother; the
rain will run off. Yes, but will it in time damage the wood
underlayment? And/or lead to termite infestation?
I am old, the house is old, so I'm not building for the ages,
but don't want to cheap it either, if there's a serious downside.
Your wisdom welcome.