We have just finished a room addition and have encountered many unexpected glitches. The most recent is with our aluminum siding. We began checking...
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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 ...
My complete roof will need to be replaced in the next few years….meaning rafters, sheathing, and all. So I was thinking of raising the pitch a litt...
I'm really having a problem locating red roll roofing. Someone suggested red slate ~ but that would be way too heavy to put on my old farmhouse. ...
We are in the process of replacing the roof of our detached garage. I would like to weave the shingles in the valleys to avoid putting flashing in...
I am getting conflicting stories on the kind of roof I need. Steel or 50 year Architectual 110 mile asphalt.I live in a very high wind area, with c...
I've just purchased an 1830-1860's farm house in Montpelier VT,("needs work" is an understatement) and I think I need to start by replacing the roo...
I live in the Kansas City area. The house was build in the early 1960's. The siding is 4x8 glued particle board. It does not hold paint. It comes o...