When it snows w/ 20+mph winds, I am getting some snow in my attic (north end of house). According to my builder (house is only 9 months old) the sn...
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we have an old house that has a flat roof. The original roof was tar and gravel. A Durolast roof ( some rubber-like material)was installed on top o...
Has anyone seen this? I bought a one story ranch house that had the rood redone recently. Today I was in the crawlspace checking insulation and jus...
A leak has develope over our front porch, shich has a roof of low pitch. An old house, the roof decking is tongue and groove--I forget the thicknes...
I am building a home out on the north shore of Long Island (NY). I would like to stucco the house and need some help deciding between using the fo...
We just purchased a 30 year old home with a wood shake roof. We live in a hot area (Palm Springs-California) which receives around 360 days of sun...
Am building a small (26' x 30') garage, wood frame covered with 7/16" OSB. My 2 choices for siding have come down to 4'x8' T-11 pine siding or LP ...
My cottage is finished in wood siding, cedar by the look of things (had a few people take a look at it, and it looks like the consensus is its ceda...
My roofer is suggesting an aluminum roof for my beach-area building. My architect isn't so sure. Is there anyone out there with an opinion or expe...
I have a leaky, slightly pitched roof with rolled roof type shingles. Most of the leaks are either caused by ice dams or from the skylights once sn...
If white reflects light, wouldn't you save money on your summer electric bill, if you had a white roof? I never see any. Was just curious.
Hi, I'm looking for some advice. It appears the local squirrels have chewed a hole through the asphalt shingles near the edge of my roof, and chew...
can someone tell me where i might find diagrams to show me how to vent my roof.I have a ridge vent,but my soffit vent has a headerboard so there is...
I was looking at a house with my inspector (a guy from work) and he told me to stay away from it because it had asphalt shingles over wood shingles...
I have discovered that my house has no sheathing! It's is cedar sided and there appears to be 1" white styrofaom attached on the inside then the in...
We recently purchased an 80 year old house with internal (yankee) gutters. Our roof is in desperate need of replacement, and the many roofers we've...
I've started a project today that I've been putting off for a while- replacing a bunch of rotten/delaminated siding on my house. When I started the...
I have metal gutters with some small rust stains on them but no holes. I want to paint the outside of the gutter a different color. How do I clea...