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Roofing

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    Guardrail System for Fall Protection

    The Horizontal Under-Eave Guardrail System is an easy-on, easy-off rooftop railing for use with trusses.

     
  • Flexible Seal Roof Sealant

    Flexible Seal Roof Sealant fills cracks up to 1/4 inch wide and sticks firmly to steel, glass, aluminum, concrete, wood, brick, clay, tile, and asphalt - even in the rain, says the maker.

     
  • Weaving Wood-Shingle Hips and Valleys - Epoxy Tip - Hail-Damage (Subscriber content)

    Weaving wood-shingle hips and valleys; epoxy tip; hail-damage scam

     
  • Mounting an Ornamental Iron Railing

    Q: The low-slope roof on the addition I'm building has an ornamental iron railing at the edge. Since the roof won't be used as a deck, it's just there for appearance.

     
  • HitchClip Fall Arrest System

    The key to the HitchClip Fall Arrest System is a 4.4-ounce anchoring clip that attaches to the roof framing with just four 16d (or equivalent) fasteners.

     
  • RhinoRoof Felt Substitute

    Most synthetic roofing underlayments are designed to replace 30-pound felt, but RhinoRoof is intended for applications where the 15-pound variety would be called for.

     
  • Solar Roofing

    Apollo is a low-profile photovoltaic array that can be installed along with the shingles by a certified roofing contractor.

     
  • Re-roofing a Church Dome with Cedar Shingles (Subscriber content)

    Reshingling an Indiana landmark designed by Philip Johnson.

     
  • Weaving Roof Hips and Valleys With Wood Shingles (Subscriber content)

    Traditional methods speed production and ensure a leakproof roof.

     
  • Polymer Roof Underlayment

    Surround SR Underlayment is a waterproof synthetic polymer that’s 40 percent lighter than 30-pound roofing felt — as well as more durable and slip-resistant and less prone to tearing, says the maker.