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Old 01-31-2017, 08:08 PM   #1
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Roof Patches

I am looking at a used 5th. 2013 that has a Satellite receiver installed on roof, and also small 6" patch. I found no signs of water damage on ceiling in bed room. But I see no reason for the satellite receiver on the roof I would like to have the dealer remove the receiver and patch the opening. I guess my real question would this be a deal breaker? If patched would it last as long as the roof? Thanks for your help
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Old 02-02-2017, 12:17 AM   #2
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Depends on how it is patched. If it is done correctly, should be find.

If EPDM roof, I'd cut out a patch that overlaps the "hole" by several inches, bond it with industrial adhesive, and then eternabond the seam.

If the roof is already patched 6 inches, consider the roof totalled and subtract 6-8 thousand dollars off book value to ensure you are getting a good deal. Per my insurance adjuster, any tear larger than a silver dollar is sufficient to total the roof as a loss.
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