Most flat roofs are made of asphalt rubber.
Flat roof tarpaulin.
Never lay the tarp out during a storm.
Fully secure your roof tarp to prevent flapping.
Lay the tarp across the roof so that at least 4 feet 1 2 m lies on the sloped part of your roof on each side known as the peak.
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If at all possible this task should be left to a professional.
Extend the top edge of the tarp over the ridge of the roof.
A tarp placed over a flat leaking roof can protect the interior of your home from further water damage.
Let the rest of the tarp hang off the lower border of the roof that overhangs the wall known as the eave.
Lay the tarp out flat over the roof.
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Extend the top edge of the tarp over the roof.
However installing a tarp is a dangerous job even on a flat roof.
Stretch a tarp flat on the roof.
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Flat roofs which are mostly level are common on older homes and in arid environments.
Attach 2 x 4 boards to both edges of the tarp just on the peak side perpendicular to the anchor board.
To begin securing the tarp screw through the rolled 2 x 4 boards with your screw gun.
These roofs work well but you do need to inspect them on occasion for cracks and other signs of damage.
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The screws must pass securely into the roof.
Attach the 1x2s through the tarp and into the roof decking with eight penny nails about every 16 inches.
This will prevent water and debris from entering the damaged area.
This will hold the tarp tight to the roof and keep the water out.
If needed cut off the excess tarp from the other end leaving about a 4 overhang.
Positions several 1 2 pieces of lumber on the tarp running vertically down the slope of the roof.
Sandwich the tarp.
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