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    • xyz123
    • By xyz123 15th Sep 18, 10:40 PM
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    Small gap in shed roof
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    Small gap in shed roof 15th Sep 18 at 10:40 PM
    Hi having out up a new shed last week, I now see that there is a very small (3 to 4mm) where timber roof sections meet at apex. There are two layers of good quality roofing felt on top of timber roof.

    Other than trying to remove the roof, what can I do to close this gap. I'll an I use some sort of sealant to close the gap? Expanding foam is probably not suitable. Ta
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    • By London50 15th Sep 18, 11:19 PM
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    Personally I would not worry about it as the roof felt will stop any water coming in but if it is important just get a length of quadrant from your local DIY store then either pin or glue it over the gap.
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    You could inject some clear CT1, or similar, into it. I doubt if it will make any practical difference, but if it makes you feel better, the minor investment will be worth it.
    A garden is never so good as it will be next year....
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