Roofing question: which sealant to use to epdm (Sarnafil) roofing?

Discussion in 'Other Trades Talk' started by Apteryx, Oct 8, 2021.

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which sealant to use to repair flashings of Sarnafil epdm roofing?

  1. Any roofing sealant is fine on any epdm

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  2. You need to use a Sarnafil brand-specific sealant

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  3. You can use any epdm sealant

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  1. Apteryx

    Apteryx New Member

    Can anyone give me a steer please? We have a 4 year old grey Sarnafil roof and one of the seals around the flashing is leaking into our kitchen where some creature seems to have chewed/pecked the sealant away (see photo). From what I can see online, epdm seems to need a specific sealant (and perhaps different brands need different sealants??) but I can't work out which. Any advice very welcome.

    You can see the original sealant the roofers put in which cracked a bit and my builders added some other sealant over the top. I asked my original roofer but he got very defensive when I said there was a leak (all I wanted was some advice) and he won't return my calls or emails now :(.

    Thanks so much. Phil

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