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 ...
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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...
We are having our house exterior painted, which is covered with board and batten siding. One painter told us we should caulk every batten to preve...
We had a hail storm and several people in my area have had to have their roofs replaced. I had two companies come out and since my insurance is co...
My husband and I have purchased a home built in 1937. It's a brick center hall colonial. The porch roof appears to be covered with a silvery metall...
I was about to replace my cedar-shake siding for vinyl but after receiving various estimates, I am definitely not ready for such a big investment. ...
We have just finished a room addition and have encountered many unexpected glitches. The most recent is with our aluminum siding. We began checking...
I will be installing 5-V crimp metal roofing over my existing roof on my mobile home with a 2 in 12 roof pitch. The 5-V directions do not say to us...
I am the second owner of a 6 year old house in MI. A couple of shingles blew off during the storm last night.I have two questions for someone who ...
I am adding a metal roof over our patio. I need any information, diagrams, etc. that will help show me how to connect to the facia. I will be usi...
After a very nice storm 2 nights ago, I come home to find a wet spot above my fireplace right at the crease where the wall and ceiling meet. The w...
I'm trying to find the best type of roof for my house. I live in Vancouver B.C. where the weather is mild in the winter with the occasional snow fa...
I will be residing my house this summer. Last year I got some quote from different people and they all wanted extremely too much. One of the contra...
What is the drop per foot on a gutter for proper drainage? Also what can I do to prevent or at least slow down the deluge of water that comes off t...
I will soon replace a Woodruff roof. The Woodruff is nailed to slats. My question concerns putting in the sheathing. I have noticed that one met...
How does one bleach cedar shingles so that all are the same color,ie grey. I have added new shingles(eastern white,2nd clear) to a building with ol...
i am planning on installing a steel roof and was wondering how it is done on an existing shingle roof. any help
im residing my house this summer. my extrior walls are 2X4 and i am thinking of putting up 1" shiplap sm R5 syrofoam on the exterior so i can get ...