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  • California Bungalow Makeover

    New roots, new bones, new space, and a new roof: in Berkeley, California, Blue Dog Construction and Renovation is doubling up a 500-square-foot bungalow (and toughening it up, too).

  • Atlas Roofing WeatherMaster TU Ultra SE

    This self-adhesive, high-temperature underlayment is designed for use with tile, metal, and slate roofs.

  • Velux GXU Roof Access Window

    The window swings open enough to satisfy emergency egress requirements.

  • January 2015 Letters

    Plan for reroofing when installing step flashing and counterflashing on a stucco house

  • Framing a Two-Pitch I-Joist Roof

    To maintain a continuous air barrier, special attention needed to be paid to the seams that formed the joint at the wall plate where the rafters would sit.

  • For the Birds

    Unlike their more modern cousins, dovecotes in medieval Europe weren't simply decorative.

  • Building an Eyebrow Dormer

    CAD program simplifies layout and creates full-size patterns.

  • Fastening Metal Roofing

    Could fasteners being driven through the valleys of the metal corrugation be the cause of a leaky roof?

  • Huberwood Zip System Radiant Barrier

    These roof panels can help lower attic temperatures and protect against moisture.

  • Framing a Two-Pitch I-Joist Roof

    JLC travels to the Maine woods to see Jesper Kruse and the crew of Maine Passive House frame a wood I-joist roof with intersecting steep and shallow pitches.