Roof repair garage - all the ways their own hands

By Admin | Garden And Buildings / Garage
22 April 2016

garage - a favorite place of "rest" of all Russian men.Where you can sleep, chat with "colleagues", her favorite treat and just be alone with his thoughts.But what to do if it violates the unity of a leaking roof?That's right, you should immediately correct the situation and begin to repair the roof of the garage, because if flows in one place, then in a few days you will see another leak, followed by another and another.And so it will be up to infinity, or rather as long as your patience will not burst and you will not take an ax.


repair soft roof ↑

Why an ax?- You ask, so that in addition to roofing and bitumastic you need also this tool.In general, for the repair of soft roof need the following materials and tools:

  • ax
  • knife
  • building dryer
  • gas burner
  • gas cylinder
  • tin pail
  • bitumastic
  • roofing
  • broom

Prepare forthe work ahead ↑

Most garage cooperatives garages are all in one continuous series, so if you have decided the roof is not "patch" pieces, and change completely, then you have to go to their neighbors to agree to do it at the same time.Otherwise, you run the risk of severely damage relations with colleagues in the cooperative, since, to repair your roof, you will certainly destroy the roof of the neighbors.Surely they will not be glad of such a trouble.

But as a rule, do not find solidarity, so feel free to climb on the roof of his garage and start to clean it of debris.However, there is one thing that is sure to take into account - to engage in the flooring or repair of soft roof should be in a dry warm weather.

Removing leaves and debris with a broom, carefully inspect the surface of the roof may not have a chance to remove it completely, just cut down the most problematic places ax and patch holes formed.As a rule, soft roof, which more than a dozen years, may form cracks, bumps or simply to break up the joints between layers of roofing material.Finding such, you need to take a sharp knife and cut the inflexible problem area crosswise.Then fold the edge and firmly press it to the roof surface, so as not to interfere with work and travel.

get a hole must be thoroughly cleaned from dust and remove any moisture using a hair dryer or the construction of a gas burner.Preparing roof over.

details on repair handling ↑

repair the roof of the garage with his hands - it's not difficult and does not require any special skills and knowledge.Take, for pouring tar or bitumen in holes cut through.What you need promazyvat roof, or rather the problem areas mastic asphalt?This is done in the damaged area of ​​waterproofing, as well as for better adhesion of materials to each other.

most popular way to repair soft roof - it lay a roofing material.This building material has one, but very important advantage - it's cheap, and it is perhaps the most important of his dignity.Although apart from this it also perfectly protects the roof leak.

order to patch our holes, you will need several pieces of roofing material, which you need to pre-cut from the roll.Watch out for size - otrez should not be too big or too small.

finished piece should be put into the hole as a patch and press firmly.On top of it, apply another layer of mastic or resin.Now you can bend the back edge of the old roofing material and seal the resulting joints are another patch.Only now the size of a piece must be larger than the damaged area by 15-20 cm (so you will provide reliable waterproofing joints).Promazhte everything again mastic to surely.

Well, then you can lay a layer of roofing material, and you can leave everything as is.But it is better to be safe even for ten years and cover the entire roof with fresh cloth.

How to lay roofing ↑

Before lay roofing material, you need to give him time for him to "lie down" and straightened.24 hours it will be sufficient.

To lay panels need to pitch (tar), which will connect the old with the new coating and reliably protect all joints against leakage."Cooking" it must be in a tin bucket or any other container that after the work is not a pity to throw.The recipe is simple: using a torch to melt the tar to the consistency of thick cream.

Bay, part of the roof, put the first web and simply walk around on it, although the resin and so fairly quickly grabbed.The second sheet should be laid on top with no large overlap (about 10-12 cm), and with the appearance of blisters or bubbles, which is likely to have to make cuts with a knife, and again press firmly.

Applying a resin to the roof of the garage
application of resin to the damaged areas of the roof

Important: you need to start laying the roofing material from the lowest point of the roof.

first layer of roofing material should be dry for 12 hours, and only then you can proceed to the second deck, and the joints of the two layers should not coincide.This is done in order to eliminate the possibility of moisture between the two layers.Pay special attention to the places where the roof adjacent to the walls of neighboring buildings or other structures.

important: the number of layers of roofing material depends on the angle of the roof.If the angle of inclination less than 15 degrees, you will need to lay at least 4 layers, if more than 16 - not less than two.

Laying roofing
garage roof waterproofing roofing material
Waterproofing of roofs with roofing material
Stack canvas roofing material should be overlapping

Bikrost laying in stages ↑

Bikrost - it surfaced waterproofing and roofing material, which is ideal for the repair of the old roof of the garage.Stack it should be as follows:

  • on the cleaned and thoroughly primed roof rolled out a roll of material, but not all at once, and as needed.
  • as the bottom layer Bikrost oxidized bitumen, it is necessary to heat the gas burner, paying attention to the corners and edges of the canvas.
  • heating the cloth in such a way, presses it to the roof surface, gradually turning roll.
  • overlap between two adjacent blades must not be less than 7 cm.
  • need to do the job quickly and efficiently as bitumen hardens in a few minutes.

In principle, such work does not differ from the decking roofing material, except that you do not have to waste time warming the resin and its application to the surface of the roof.

Laying Bikrost
Laying Bikrost - a simple and fast way to protect the roof from moisture

Specificity repair rigid roof ↑

Some garages, as a rule, free-standing structure, have a rigid roof of metal or corrugated board.To repair a roof will not be difficult, because to replace the damaged sheet is not difficult, but there are also situations where, for example, a tree fell on a garage or a meteorite (just kidding!).Then you have to lay decking again, and perhaps with the crate.Let

will last a whole.Take a sheet of corrugated board and fasten it with screws to the very top of the roof.Perform hardware needed from the middle to the edges of the sheet.The second sheet is laid on the first one wave overlapping and fastened in a similar manner.

Installation of corrugated board
Installation sheeting on the roof of the garage

length standard garage six meters, and the length of the rigid sheet roofing - 1 meter.Thus, it is difficult to calculate that, you only need 12 sheets of corrugated board in order to cover the entire roof.

Laying metal
metal laying on the garage roof

Metal mounted on the contrary - from the bottom up, not only in that it differs from the corrugated board.Fasteners should be carried out by means of screws with rubber gasket, which acts as a limiter.Stela tile sheets need to overlap, and to secure the rows together using special locks, located at the bottom and the top of the sheet.

Overhaul of the roof: video ↑

As you can now make repairs to the roof of the garage his hands is quite real and quite simple.The main thing - to take precautions, as two meters above ground level - it's not a joke.You can easily slide down and break his arms and legs.Be careful and attentive!