Roofing

Preventing a tin roof from rusting
Preventing a tin roof from rusting
Roofing
Rust may be the most often problem that can appear on tin roofs. Tin roofs are very durable and can withstand extreme weather, fire, mildew and insects. They are also very cheap and easy to install. This makes them one of the most popular roofing ...

Shingle costs
Shingle costs
Roofing
Shingles usually have a long life span. For example, asphalt shingles can last up to 20 years. But if you have just bought an older house, you may need to replace the shingles right away. This way yo will prevent any damage to your home and you w ...

Patching a leaky flat roof
Patching a leaky flat roof
Roofing
Because a flat roof cannot get rid of the water, it is prone to leaks. Repairing the leaks is easy, the hardest part is to identify the affected area. Some of the tools and materials that you will need are: Chalk Ladder Large broom Dril ...

Roof maintenance
Roof maintenance
Roofing
The best way to prevent leaks and roof damage is to do some regular roof maintenance. A simple inspection can save you a lot of money and time. Inspecting your roof once a few months will assure that it stays in a great condition. There are a ...

Leaky tin roofs
Leaky tin roofs
Roofing
Tin roofs are very durable and long lasting. Usually, tin roofs are used for patios and tool sheds. But even though they are great, they also are subjected to wear and tear. And this is not a pleasant thought. Leaks can occur and water damage is very ...

About asphalt shingle roofs
About asphalt shingle roofs
Roofing
Asphalt shingles are very popular among roofing materials, mainly because they are very cheap and easy to install. You can find two types of asphalt shingles, organic and fiberglass. Organic shingles Although their name says they are organi ...

About roof cupolas
About roof cupolas
Roofing
If you do not know what a roof cupola is, then this article is just what you've been searching for. Cupolas have been part of house construction for centuries. Nowadays many commercial or residential constructions use this cupola roof. Cupola ...

Painting a tin roof
Painting a tin roof
Roofing
The next article will lead you through the process of painting the roof. Giving your tin roof a new paint coating will increase its resistance and also its pleasant appearance. Some of the tools that you will need are: Wire brush or Sander ...

Wood and copper cupolas
Wood and copper cupolas
Roofing
If you want to add charm and beauty to your home, then a cupola should be your choice. This will also add value to your home. Deciding between a wood or copper cupola can be hard, but here are some pros and cons of each of them. Pros of wood c ...

About standing seam roofs
About standing seam roofs
Roofing
Standing seam roofs are made from metal and have small seams that are fixed above a flat surface. They are usually build on industrial buildings, without looking out of place. The offer many advantages and that's why they have become more and mor ...