Roof Vent Pipe Leak
If you re one of them then you re not really surprised.
Roof vent pipe leak. There are many possible parts of the roof potentially leaking but one of the most common ones is the area around the roof vent. The roof vent pipe is installed cut through the roof and around the pipe attached to the roof is surrounded with rubber boot as insulation for the gap between the pipe and roof. Vent pipe leaks during heavy rain can occur if you have cracks in your vent pipe boot or flashing. Water can also enter your home if the roof vent itself has been disrupted.
These boots vary in quality flexibility and longevity. Best way to fix a leaking roof vent pipe this video shows the installation of a perma boot on a residential roof. This rainwater makes its way down the vent and ultimately to your home s sewer line. I show how to easily install a perma boot 312 on a typical damaged pipe boot.
Not all collar leaks are due to bad rubber boots of course. The leaking may first be seen in the attic but if you don t catch it right away you may see water coming into the house dripping on the floor. When your roof was installed each vent pipe received a flexible boot to seal water around the round surface of the vent pipe. During a rainstorm some rain will fall directly into the open end of the vent pipe.
Roof leaks around vent pipes is relatively common a roof that leaks around a vent pipe is a common cause of small water stains on a ceiling or water leaking into a home. How to fix a roof leak.