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I have pooling water on a new flat roof. Roofer said not to

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I have pooling water on a new flat roof. Roofer said not to worry it will evaporate. In addition there is a sag in the roof and again he said it is not a concern. I know there are termites in the rafters as termite inspection revealed. This is a single level attached 5 unit condo. They are recommending tenting to eliminate the termites, but I think the rafters need inspection to evaluate the integrity. any suggestions would be helpful
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Rick replied 4 months ago.

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Generally small puddles are common and not a concern on a flat EDPM membrane roof. However it sounds like you have structural issue that should be checked out at least by a qualified builder/carpenter if not a structural engineer.

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