Leaking Low Pitch Roof - How To Trace The Leak Source?

Postby roger196 » Tue Nov 05, 2013 11:24 am

There is a low pitch (twenty degrees) concrete tile roof over my kitchen extension. When it rains, especially when it is windy, water is coming through along a vertical line. This vertical line roughly follows a rainwater downpipe which goes across the roof. There is no access to the roof space. Suggestions on identifying the source of the leak and possible repair methods welcomed.
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Postby welsh brickie » Wed Nov 06, 2013 7:51 am

you could use a hosepipe on the roof to see where the problem is, I suggest spraying the roof with a clear silicone solution to seal the tiles.
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