Leaky Roof Help Please!!

Discussion in 'Coop & Run - Design, Construction, & Maintenance' started by SilkieCRZYness, Jun 24, 2008.

  1. SilkieCRZYness

    SilkieCRZYness Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I have a metal roof, the type that overlaps and it is a few years old now and is saggy in a few areas and collects water in puddles on top. well they drip through and soak my chicken coop inside. Anyone have a problem like this and find an easy solution??? Thanks
     
  2. dacjohns

    dacjohns People Cracker Upper

    Silicon caulk where the holes are.
     
  3. LynneP

    LynneP Chillin' With My Peeps

    You can also use a tar-based caulk, ask at the hardware store, and it might be possible to prop the roof with pieces of 2x4's that cross corrugated sections between the roof joists. Might strengthen the roof enough to make it last years longer.
     
  4. austinchicken

    austinchicken Out Of The Brooder

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    I highly recommend peel and stick roll roofing; I've had terrrific luck with it. You might want to take steps to shore up the sagginess, of course.

    Here's what I'm talking about--you can find it (or a similar product) at both Lowes and Home Depot:

    http://www.cofair.com/roof.aspx
     
  5. WikkitGateFarm

    WikkitGateFarm Out Of The Brooder

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    If it's sagging, you'll just throw good money after bad. Take care of that first.
     

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