im adding cable rafter ties to my 1952 block home. Cable is stronger and easier to install. however i dont know how strong the cables need to be. I...
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This is a concrete tile roof in Scottsdale AZ, doing a complete new roof, ie; new paper and replacing broken tiles. Is it necessary to remove the ...
We are currently installing new asphalt shingles on our "back" roof and it has been raining when the installers put the new shingles on top of th...
I saw some roofing nails at Lowe's, and it said on the box that they were 1 1/4" x .120" YIG. What does YIG stand for after the dimension of the r...
our 20 foot patio has a metal roof. where it joins the house are a row of 3" by 3" "holes". can i just fill them with foam or something. the was...
Which ventilation system is more effective in the SE U.S.A. - Air Vent Shingle Vent II vs. Lomanco Whirlybird Turbine? (Assume environmental factor...
We rapidly growing do you think this is a lifesaver product or what. www.noholegutters.com?
Having purchased a home new ten years ago, you'd figure you have some time to worry about the roof with thirty year shingles. Well guess again! The...
Has anyone heard of either Great Lakes Window and Siding or Minnesota Rusco? We are trying to decide between the two companies to replace our pati...
my new roof was patched up with plywood and roofed over it. as i remember it the plywood was normal. now the plywood in the patched areas has are...
What do you recommend to protect and get a uniform stain finish on a mix of shingles some are new translucent finish and 5 year old shingles double...
The front exterior of my 14 year old house in Boise, Idaho is coated with an elastic coating that was sprayed directly on the OSB sheating. There ...
New roof, ridge vent and have gable vents, soffit vents, too. When wind blows, whichever direction it is coming from, I hear a noise like a turbin...
We had wood on the top of our floating deck but with all the trees it started growing!! We then put carpet on it and it looked good for 5-6 years ...
What should I expect when removing the vinyl siding from our house after 25 years? What condition will the orignal be in?
We live in Ks and have ridge vents on the roof, but our rooms are very hot upstairs. One half of the upstairs is unfinished attic space (walk in) ...
Bob, I have been looking at cement roof replacement cost as we are funding for replacement costs in the next few years. According to a post of you...
Hi, My wife and I recently filed a claim for damages to our roof and siding, so we have a limited amount to work with. My brother-in-law works ...