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Repair Holes From Dish Removal?


Name: V.A.L.  City:

Question: We need to remove a satellite dish from our asphlt shingle roof and am wondering how to fill/patch/repair the (3) holes that will be left by the removal of the supporting legs of the dish?


Name: Jim | Date: October 19, 2004, 8:11
Answer: They sell roof sealer at any hardware store. Comes in cans or caulking tubes. Works great.


Name: Steven | Date: January 27, 2005, 12:03
Answer: The roof sealer is good but after you remove the dish retaining screws; put them back in and just use the sealer around the screw and check it every year. This would be the same as having the dish still installed and it never leaked when it was up (right?). The best way to repair it is to remove the screw then slide a small piece of metal under the shingles with holes and secure it with the roof sealer. Be careful not to damage the shingles (the warmer the better). A pop can (cut with a small knife or utility blade) will even work in a pinch and last for a very long time! Good luck....