Roofing

About tile roof styles
About tile roof styles
Roofing
Tile roofing is a great way to provide long lasting protection for your house. Tile roofs are also great as saving energy. They provide great insulation for your home. Concrete tiling Concrete roof tiles are very durable and it's also firep ...

Alternatives for tile roofing
Alternatives for tile roofing
Roofing
Tile roofs have been and are the most popular roofs. Not only that they look great and give your home a nice traditional look, but they are also very durable and can last for decades. Today there are many alternatives to tile roofing. It is very ...

Things to avoid when working with fiberglass shingles
Things to avoid when working with fiberglass shingles
Roofing
Fiberglass shingles are some of the cheapest roofing materials. They are also very popular because of the ease of use during the installation process. Installation Because fiberglass shingles aren't that resistant to freezing temperatures, ...

Working with metal shingles
Working with metal shingles
Roofing
Metal roofs are a great way to protect your house. Metal roofs are the best choice when it comes to durability and price. The bad part is that they are more difficult to work with so you will need the help of a professional. Installing the met ...

Working with slate roofing
Working with slate roofing
Roofing
Wood shingles are great if you want to give your house a stylish and traditional look. They are not as durable as other types of shingles but if the installation is done properly, then they can last for decades. Here are a couple of things to avo ...

Building a flat concrete  roof
Building a flat concrete roof
Roofing
Before building the concrete roof, you will need some careful planning and also a building permit. You will need the advice of a professional on this one. Also you won't be able to do it alone so get some friends to help you. Some of the mater ...

Installing a copper roof
Installing a copper roof
Roofing
Cooper roofing is a time consuming process, taking almost double the time needed to install an asphalt roof, and this is for professionals. But this effort is all worth it. A well installed copper roof has a lifetime of 75 years. Here are the ...

Building a wood cupola
Building a wood cupola
Roofing
Do you want to add elegance and style to your home? Then a wood cupola is the solution. Wood cupolas have become more and more popular as roof tops. They serve also as a ventilation system for your attic and also as a light source. Wood types ...

Building a slanted shed roof
Building a slanted shed roof
Roofing
A slanted shed roof is a great roof to increase your living space. This is not a difficult project and it can be done easily if one of the walls is taller then the other one. If the walls are equally high, then you can do two things. You can rais ...

Building a saltbox roof
Building a saltbox roof
Roofing
Saltbox roofs are great for waterproofing your house and also for insulation, but with the cost of less attic space. The project isn't very difficult if you have some basic skills, but it can be challenging for a novice. In this case, talk to a c ...