OK, Think about what`s taking place,......First, if a nail comes through the sheething it is no longer a nail,...it`s an anchor !! Wheather or...
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You have a few options, to name some, An ice railing standing a few inches high and a foot from the eves can prevent ice from dropping down durring...
If you want to use gable vents, you need wind or power fans otherwise the air don`t flow !! It also creats a horizontal vortex that mixes the air r...
It`s best to wait three dry days after re-pointing or other masonary work done, then use a masonary waterseal on the chimney, wait a week,... water...
Take the blade out of a hacksaw, cut two flats,lock on to it with visegrips, turn carfully and leave a good amount of bolt head to use.
OK, Colonial two story, clabboards, leaks on first floor only, good clues. step by step I`ll eliminate possibilities. Clabboards lap 1" 3/4 minus e...
Your roof should be allowed to breath. Applying full coverage promotes sweating, and allergy growth in dark, wet, stale air pockets beneath.( both ...
What type of sidding is it ? What style of home is it ? I,ve seen a few instances, from birds, bugs and bees to sweating and leaks !! Keep in ...
Tim, In a word....Boston !! Specifically,...Cambridge, Somerville, Newton, Brookline, Wellesley, Concord. All these cities have homes scat...
Yes, But you need to be more specific when we cannot see it. Why no siding? Is there roofing completed? Is there gonna be siding e...
Roofing in the winter is fine, just slower, you need to be careful bending cap or vallies, and very careful walking aroud up there. I don`t recc...
Since I don`t know you I`ll tell ya how I do it. After stipping (never a go-over) apply a full with roll or rolls (lapping 4")of ice and water...
I can give you this advice as an expierianced roofer: Makeing your tiles one soldered unit leaves them succeptable to expantion and contracti...
How did you fairly new house with no chimney flashing make it past the building inspector ? Someone is responsable for that !!
It is important to note that the chimney itself and the interior of your home can be severly damaged without ever showing any signs of a leak. You ...
NO!! There is only one way to flash and counterflash Brick, stone or box siding chimnies reguardless of it being a side mounted, ridge mounted...
Hi people, I once saw an episode Bob was doing and cannot recall the title or channel it was on. It had to do with a Shaker home that wa...