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More stories about Roofing

  • 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.

  • Mysterious Leak in Roof Membrane on a 'Butterfly Roof'

    In solving the mystery of an ongoing but elusive leak in a Colorado roof, Steve Clisset sees how a tiny leak can cause major problems.

  • Are Birdmouths in Rafters Necessary?

    Now that there are alternative methods using ripped strips and metal connectors, why are we still cutting birdsmouths in rafters?

  • Rigid Insulation Baffle

    The Smart Baffle is made from corrugated plastic and comes in versions for 16-inch and 24-inch framing

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