roof plumbing penetrations: Nashville Home Inspections - What's Wrong With This Picture? 10-29-12 - 10/29/12 11:17 AM
Nashville Home Inspections - What's Wrong With This Picture?  10-29-12
Please look at the photo below.  I found this on a roof at a plumbing vent penetration.  What's wrong?
HINT:  Do-It-Yourselfers love duct tape.

ANSWER:  The neoprene composite boot for residential plumbing vent penetrations is good for only 7-8 years before they start to crack due to the effects of sun and rain.  There is a cheap fix available at most home supply stores that is a boot sleeve that simply slips down on top of the damaged boot.  You cannot see the damaged boot in the photo above because a … (0 comments)

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