Roofing

Flat roof drainage solutions
Flat roof drainage solutions
Roofing
Flat roofs are prone to water damage, because of the low pitch that allows water to pool. Gravel can be washed away, nails popped, railheads exposed. These things can cause serious leaks and roof damage. This is a severe problem, as leaks can cau ...

How to calculate a home's roof angle for construction
How to calculate a home's roof angle for construction
Roofing
One of the most complicated parts of a roof construction process is determining the angle of the roof. If you hire a contractor, then you need not worry about, but what if you want to do it by yourself. How to you get the right skills. Whether ...

Flat roof insulation
Flat roof insulation
Roofing
Flat roof insulation is a hard job to do and should be handled only by professionals. The biggest problem with flat roof insulation is water. There are a few methods that will stop water from infiltrating into your insulation. One of these method ...

Box framing roof eaves
Box framing roof eaves
Roofing
If you are going to box frame your eaves, then not only that you will improve the way your home looks, but also you will prevent any sparks from setting your roof on fire. This is a used technique in areas where wildfires commonly occur. You will ...

Building a winged gable roof
Building a winged gable roof
Roofing
Gable roofs are very common in colder climates that have heavy snows and rains. There are many designs for the gable roof. One of these is the winged gable roof. This type of roof extends beyond the sides of the house, creating an overhanging eav ...

Tin roof condensation problem
Tin roof condensation problem
Roofing
There is a real problem with tin roof condensation. Also water can collect under the tin roof from rain. Tin roof can rust because of water infiltration and it can then cause serious problems to your roof's structure. Here are a few steps that wi ...

Roof cleaning costs
Roof cleaning costs
Roofing
It is quite hard to estimate the costs for cleaning a roof, because there are many companies and each of them has its own system of determining the prices for cleaning a roof. Roof cleaning is a dangerous job. The average costs are of $.25 per sq ...

Cleaning roofs with little money
Cleaning roofs with little money
Roofing
Roof cleaning is a task that should be done by all home owners, at least once a year. Rain, snow, and wind will put your roof to a real beating and debris and pests can affect its structure. Mold killing Why use commercial mold solutions wh ...

Replacing cracked roof caps
Replacing cracked roof caps
Roofing
Roof caps are the highest parts of your roof. They are covering the sides of the roof. Sometimes, because of high winds they can get damaged and will need to be replaced in order to avoid further damage to your house. You will need the following ...

Shingling a porch roof
Shingling a porch roof
Roofing
If you have a porch, you will need eventually to re-shingle its roof because of damaged shingles or missing ones. If you want to do the job properly, you will need to make sure that the materials used are of good quality. Materials You will ...