How to repair roof pipe flashingRoofing
Small holes and corrosion can be fixed from pipe flashing. With just a few materials you can do the job by yourself.
Plugging holes and securing a pipe flashing
You can fix loose pipe flashing with some nails. Nail heads can be covered usin ...
How to build a hipped roofRoofing
If you live in a hurricane area and you want a more durable roof, then you should build a hipped roof. The system of trusses is more complex and a lot more difficult to construct.
For the design you will need an architect and a struc ...
How to build a cupolaRoofing
In the past, cupolas were used for ventilating grain stores and attic spaces. Now, with the development of ventilation systems, cupolas have only a decorative purpose.
Tools and materials
Secure roof trussesRoofing
Roof trusses are pre-assembled trussed rafters. The structure is fixed with toothed steel plate connectors pressed on the wood mechanically. Any roof can be customized and then ordered to an assembly plant. They will cut the wood at the specific ...
Choosing the right metal roofingRoofing
There are many advantages on choosing to install a metal roofing, like fire resistance, reduced cooling costs, waterproofing, etc., but this can be achieved only if you choose the right metal roofing.
Curb appeal options
Curb appeal is very ...
Roof preparation for steel coatingRoofing
Before you start installing a steel roofing, you will need to do some preparations. Here's what you need to do.
Removing the old roof material
You can use a shingle shovel to remove the old roof. Throw the debris directly into a container t ...
Flat roof coatingsRoofing
There are many options for roof coatings. Every one of them offers some advantages and disadvantages that you should know about. Having these things in mind will help you determine the right coating for your roof.
Tar and gravel coating
About bitumen roofingRoofing
Here are a few pieces of information about bitumen roofing. This should help you decide if it is a good option for your home.
Bitumen is very similar to tar. It is a thick, black and sticky liquid composed of numerous chemicals. T ...
How to add a pitch to a flat roofRoofing
You may want to add extra space to your attic, but you do not know how to do it on your flat roof. Well, one solution is to add a pitch to it. This is not a hard job and it can be done if you have a little help and follow some simple steps. Remem ...
Metal roofing insulation optionsRoofing
Insulation is more and more important nowadays. Not only that it helps keep a nice temperature in your home, but it also helps you save some money on energy. There are many insulation options for metal roofing, and here are the best of them.