Donna Kent
9/16/2017
New metal roof, less than one year, began leaking rain from the the rigpdgeline vent. The local installer "fixed" it by removing the ridgeline vent and sealing it with a heavy, sticky roofing material on a roll, then replaced the vent. Is this a proper " fix" and will the now sealed off roof have any problems with not having ventilation? The roofer took out the old single vents and cut the ridgeline before installing the metal roof. My thinking is that they either cut it back too far or don't have the appropriate ridgeline vent? Thanks!
Info @windowsonwashington.net
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9/16/2017
If the roof was designed to have venting, this would not be a correct fix. Anyway you can post up a picture of the area in question?
Donna Kent
9/16/2017
It's the entire ridgelne, it is under the ridgeline vent, can't really see it from the outside, or inside for that matter. I do have gable vents on both sides, will that provide enough ventilation or do I need to contact the roofer for a "proper fix"? Any suggestions for correcting this issue? Thanks
Info @windowsonwashington.net
An informed customer is our best customer.
9/17/2017
Ridge vents aren't supposed to leak if done properly and there would be no reason to close them off if they were done correctly.
Donna Kent
9/26/2017
Thanks for your reply...will get in touch with the installer and try to get this corrected.

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