Roofing

Flat roof solutions
Flat roof solutions
Roofing
There are several types of flat roofs. A flat roof isn't a roof with no pitch, but with a low pitch. Imagine a roof with no pitch. Water will gather on it and it can cause the roof to cave in. Tar and Gravel This type of roof consists from ...

Flat roof systems
Flat roof systems
Roofing
Flat roofs aren't as flat as they are thought to be. The have really low roof slopes. They are used especially on tall buildings because of the high speed winds. These roofs are usually covered with a protective coating, to prevent water leakages ...

Mistakes to avoid when installing a steel roof
Mistakes to avoid when installing a steel roof
Roofing
If you've decided to install a steel roof, then you should know that there are many mistakes to avoid. These mistakes can cause injuries and roof problems, like water leakages. Permit In many states you will need a permit to start a roof in ...

How to add a gable roof to your porch
How to add a gable roof to your porch
Roofing
You can add value and appeal to your home by installing a gable roof. This type of roof protects your porch from snow, rain and also heat. It also provides space for relaxation. In order to do this, you will need to get a special construction ...

Installing barn roof trusses
Installing barn roof trusses
Roofing
The barn trusses represent the frame skeleton where the roofing board and shingles are attached. These are made from 2x4 boards, but can be made from any material. Tools and materials truss boards or timber beams metal braces nails and ...

Steel roof ventilation tips
Steel roof ventilation tips
Roofing
It is very important to install vents on any type of roofing, to help distribute the humidity and temperature. There are many ways to install vents, but you need to know where is best to install them and how it will be easier. Planning If y ...

Asphalt vs slate roofing
Asphalt vs slate roofing
Roofing
Asphalt and slate roofs are great and can offer high quality materials. There are many things, though, that you will need to consider before buying those materials. One of them may be more suitable for your region and your home. Costs One o ...

Installation tips for asphalt rolled roofing
Installation tips for asphalt rolled roofing
Roofing
Installing rolled asphalt roofing was a hard task in the past, because of the danger of accidents. Nowadays the process has become a lot easier as the roofing now has adhesive back that allows it to adhere quicker to the wood and it does not requ ...

Aluminium roof paint
Aluminium roof paint
Roofing
Aluminum roofs have become the most popular choice for home owners. Aluminum is more expensive then steel, but it doesn't rust and has a longer life. Because it is very light, you won't need any special structure and it is also very durable. Alum ...

Tile roof underlayment alternatives
Tile roof underlayment alternatives
Roofing
Choosing the right underlayment for a tile roof is a very important task. This underlayment will help direct the flow of water away from your home and roof. It also prevent the water from infiltrating into your house. There are a few alternative ...