I saw a gutter on one of the shows that was shaped like an enclosed "C" and said to be leaf and trash proof, will never get blocked. Can anyone giv...
COMMUNITY FORUM: ROOFING & SIDING
Hi- I just bought an old house that has cement asbestos shingles. I want to clean outside of house, repair shingles, and then paint. Can anyone hel...
Trying to locate a Mulberry (greenish) colored siding. Not sure if it exists, but don't know where to look.
We built an ENERGY CRAFTED* Home in 1992. basically it is built and wrapped tight as a drum (MA electric sponsored a specific building program back...
If I add an extension to my house, how would I add building paper to cover the intersection between the existing wall and the new wall? This would...
Hi- I have a manufactured home in Massachusetts. The home has a 12' x 24' "3 Season" room. The room is actually used year-round because it has ele...
We are replacing the outside of a dormer that has a bathroom in it that we are remodeling. It is covered with vinyl siding which we are replacing....
We have a slate roof and rubber valley's. I have heard that you are not to walk on the slate, looking for any ideas on how to seal the valley's Th...
Ice in a gutter can and will destroy it. Give it a year or two and it will likely be hanging off the eaves, leaking badly or look guite damaged. Ta...
Hi,There are a lot of heavy icicles hanging from the edges of the Gutter Helmet. Would that cause ice dam formation and damage the roof?Thanks for...
I want to enclose the area underneath my sundeck and turn it into a room. Is it OK to use my sundeck as a roof without any modifications? Also,...
I have frozen gutters with icicles dripping down onto my car and driveway. Unlike most of the advice I've read about ice dams, the source of the h...
I recently had all my asbestos siding removed and put up new vinyl siding. The contractor told me that although it is called asbestos siding sin...
We purchased an older home last fall. The roof is 2 year old shingles and the siding is white vinyl, in pretty good shape. This winter, we got wh...
My garage roof is continuosly growing mold where it is shadowed by a large tree. More than half the roof. Is there anyway to stop it other than c...
Our old tin roof has gotten pretty rusty but we can't afford to replace it yet. It only has patches of silver paint left on it. We've been told...
I've heard different stories about the cause of discoloration of asphalt shingles on house roofs. Also, read in the local newspaper that using a z...
Their website says it can be cleaned with white vinegar but would this work on mildew?Is there something else I could use?Thanks in advance.
Is a waterproof roofing underlayment (i.e. Ice & Water Shield) necessary for a standing seam (panel style) metal roof with a 8/12 pitch? The house...
I'm looking for a hip roof design on a shed/gazebo 10x14 , any free plans available? If not i'll pay!!!!thanks Paul