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Other stories by John Curran

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    Reroofing over old asphalt shingles is cheaper than a complete tear-off, but to look good and last long, the new shingles have to lie flat. A veteran roofer explains how to use special flashing, filler strips, and careful layout for a perfect job every time.

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    Q: When replacing old double-hung windows with vinyl replacement units, what’s the best way to insulate the counterweight cavity?