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Q: Should underlayment for resilient tile be installed perpendicular to the joists, like the subfloor, or parallel to the joists?
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Q: What is the minimum slope allowed for asphalt shingles? I have heard that asphalt shingles can be applied on a roof with a pitch as low as 2/12, as long as a rubberized asphalt eaves membrane is installed under the shingles.
Working with sheet-vinyl flooring
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Q: Should peel-and-stick eaves membrane be installed over or under the drip edge?
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