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More stories about Roofing

  • Tapco InSpire Aledora Roofing Tiles

    They look like slate but weigh a lot less

  • Replacing a Wooden Gutter

    A bowed, sagging wall complicated this custom repair.

  • Soldering Seams

    Regardless of the iron or tip used, soldering requires some prep work. Make sure that the tip is clean and that the four facets are flat and meet at a sharp point.

  • Los Angeles Will Require Reflective “Cool” Roofing

    All new and remodeled roofs in Los Angeles will now be required to reflect sunlight, not absorb it.

  • Atlas Roofing High-Performance Shingles

    Although Atlas' new high-performance or HP Technology Shingles are no thicker than other architectural grade roof shingles, they're warranted to withstand 130 mph winds with four nails per shingle and a 6-inch course exposure.

  • Building Better Eaves

    Roof overhangs can be finished in a number of materials and constructed in a wide variety of different ways. Here's what you need to know to construct eaves that will survive the test of time.

  • The Adjuster's Tool Kit

    Insurance adjusters are on the road for days or weeks at a time and need to be prepared. Here's what you should have on hand.

  • Rigid Roof Board

    A closed-cell EPS bonded to high-density polyisocyanurate cover board, InsulFoam’s HD Composite has a UL Class-A fire rating.

  • Damage From Roof Moss

    That green growth on your roof might be causing expensive damage to many parts of your home.

  • Framing a Hip Roof

    For a perfect fit, pay attention to how the roof will be stacked when calculating lengths and laying out cuts.