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holly210May 9, 2014

This hole here can't be good. I think the water is coming in here too

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Trebruchet

holly210:

The addition siding seems to butt to the old facia/roof. The old roof should have been cut back, the addition sheathing applied, and the new siding/flashing tied into the old roof/facia in a mechanical leak-free manner.

The guy who did this doesn't have a clue.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 9:29PM
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holly210

So, when the contractor comes over do I tell him what you said? Did you see the other pics? Is this why there is water leaking down onto the trim piece that I showed in another picture? thanks

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 10:11PM
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Sophie Wheeler

Bad design is the main culprit. Needs to have just about all of the roofing and siding at the juncture ripped off and properly detailed with correct flashing. And gutters added. You've got much bigger problems than just that one rotten piece.

    Bookmark   May 9, 2014 at 10:26PM
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klem1

The root of your trouble is no flash where the shingle meets siding,wherther there is more like no steps or improperly installed steps is anybody's guess without inspecting it.
BTW,I agree with what someone else said about starting multiple threads for a single issue.

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 2:41AM
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Trebruchet

As a member of the technologically challenged group myself, let's lighten up on the multiple posts, 'n kay?

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 8:17AM
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saltidawg

Technologically challenged,

And yet you consider yourself the Moderator? lol

Start ONE thread with post w/pic.

Same thread, 2n post w/pic

Get the pattern? All pics and answers and follow-ups in one thread. As is the OP is getting fragmented answers in multiple threads.

Think about it.

This post was edited by saltidawg on Sat, May 10, 14 at 10:19

    Bookmark   May 10, 2014 at 9:15AM
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