Extend the top edge of the tarp over the ridge of the roof.
Tarp on roof.
The 2 by 4 should be about 2 feet longer than the tarp width.
To begin securing the tarp screw through the rolled 2 x 4 boards with your screw gun.
Let the rest of the tarp hang off the lower border of the roof that overhangs the wall known as the eave.
Lay the tarp across the roof so that at least 4 feet 1 2 m lies on the sloped part of your roof on each side known as the peak.
Lay more 2 by 4s on either side of the tarp and attach those as well for a tight well secured water barrier.
The screws must pass securely into the roof.
While it may take weeks or even months to get a roofer out to repair the damage a tarp can be put in place pretty quickly.
Choose the size you need to create a barrier whether it s for a roof equipment or another outdoor surface.
Lay the tarp flatly over the damaged area and make sure there are at least 4 feet of it overhanging past the roof s peak and the rest over the eave.
Using cap nails attach one of the tarp s peak ends to a 2 x 4.
Screw the 2 by 4 directly into the roof to secure it.
All weather heavy duty tarps keep out harmful moisture and they are ideal in many different outdoor situations.
To secure a tarp to your roof.
It eliminates the need for hammers wood stripes nails bricks and sandbags when trying to cover the damaged roof area.
Then fold the excess tarp under a few rotations for a tight clean fit.
Once installed correctly you can expect a tarp to last a two full years taking into consideration the roof s slope.
Fully secure your roof tarp to prevent flapping.
It can easily be installed by a single person providing consumers with a quick easy and effective solution in the installation of a tarp.
Secure the tarp s remaining sides with additional 2 x 4 boards using your screw gun and screws.
Positions several 1 2 pieces of lumber on the tarp running vertically down the slope of the roof.
Lay the tarp out flat over the roof.
Woven heavy duty tarps are constructed to withstand the rigors of outdoor use.
The size you ll need mostly depends on where the peak of the roof is in relation to the leaking area on the roof.
Stretch a tarp flat on the roof.
This will prevent water and debris from entering the damaged area.
Never lay the tarp out during a storm.
The utarpit tarp is a self adhesive water mitigation product.