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Change Your House's Shoes. No, Really!
You may not realize it, but your house has shoes! Ok, really they're boots, and maybe they're not for walking. But your house has one, or two, or three, or more!
You say you don't know what a roof boot is? What? How'd you get on my jobsite? Did I hire you? You're got to maintain roof boots, especially roof boots here in the Raleigh & Wake Forest area with all our hot summers. Roof boots wear out and can cause leaks and ugly brown stains. Or worse! That stain inside on the ceiling isn't so bad, but left unattended it will be!
Ok, since I now know that you don't know what a roof boot is, let's show you. You can't work with me and not know about roof boots, we change them all the time. In fact, get up on the roof with me and I'll take you through the whole process. It's pretty simple, but be sure to take precautions getting on the roof. Better safe than sorry!
A roof boot is essentially a piece of flashing that goes around a vent pipe penetration in the roof. Vent pipes are necessary to do at least three functions: release ... more
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