Vinyl, aluminum, steel...which of these is best? I know vinyl is probably less expensive but I have heard it fades easily and will crack when it i...
COMMUNITY FORUM: ROOFING & SIDING
Hi Im in contract and had a home inspection done the report found the pitched roof which is strip shingle needed attention because several areas...
I currently have a cape cod style house with a gable roof with no overhang at all. The roof line ends very abruptly at the wall. Is there any way...
My gutter straps on re-sheathed porch roof are blocking installation . Do I snip 2" flashing to fit around it?THANKS
I'm putting asphalt shingles on my new shed and I am not sure how to finish the last row. The roof is flat with a pitch front to back. I'm down t...
I have a 115-year old building that had plaster and lathe over rough cut 2x12 ceiling joists. After removing the plaster and lathe, I have found t...
We have been given the option, at exactly the same cost, to reside the three gables on our 100 year-old home with vinyl shakes, such as Nailite or ...
I have a home with cedar siding. We used penefin as a finish and are very happy with it to date...However, my wifes male cat has sprayed in several...
My new addition is leaking water out of the top of the closet door frame. The roof does not appear to be leaking. The cedar boards under the eave...
Hello, Got a question on making a deck watertight. We have a basement under a deck. I want this to shed water and be weathertight. My intial th...
I have a propanel roof that has suffered several tears in the valleys from snow and ice buildup. The tears are the result of snow on a 31 foot 45 d...
Any good ideas on how to find studs through hardiplank siding? ANy scanners that will work through the hardiplank?
I'm about to close on home that has cedar shake siding. The home inspector recommends that the siding be cleaned and sealed. One contractor recom...
I have a slate roof on my English cottage style house( built in 1923) and I have two questions.1. Why were the slates covered with asbestos ?2. The...
What's the story with gutter guards? Gutter companies say it is good to put gutter guards (plastic or metal nets, or the solid metal lips that let ...
Is Malarkey as good a shingle as I can get in an architectual asphalt, or should I insist on something else?
Hail has totaled my roof recently and I'm getting ready to have it replaced. I was told that there are hail resistant shingles. The shingles on my...
We installed seamless steel siding on our new house. We have 5/8" drywall and plywood sheathing. The noise from the siding is unbearable! We chose ...
I am installing a galvanized steel roof over existing asphalt shingles which will first be strapped with 1X4's. What is the proper way to install ...
I was watching TLC or Discovery on Sunday, May 11, 2003. I came in late to the program and the were showing a material that looked like plywood wi...