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Roof Leaks caused by Air Conditioners

Roof Leaks caused by HVAC roof mounted systems. Air Conditioners on roofs that leak can cause hundreds of dollars in repairs. The problem is finding the responsible party. I can’t tell

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Asphalt Shingle replacement and old felt.

Pam asked,  When replacing a roof with new asphalt shingles, is it best to take off the layer of old felt with the old shingles? Is it better to lay

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Asphalt GAF Grand Canyon® Roof

A rugged shake look with out the risk of a wood roof.   There are all types of asphalt shingles to choose from that range from a little less than

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Installing Cedar Shingles

Roofing with Cedar Shingles Today I was asked by another roofer contractor how to frame a Canoe Valley and roof it with Cedar Shingles. In my attempt to answer his

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Overdriven Nails in the Shingle

Kathy Asked, We had a new roof installed. It failed the first inspection for overdriven nails in 5 of 6 areas lifted for inspection. The nails are actually cutting into

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Dry Rot Repairs up on a Roof

How to stop dry rot up on a roof. Here is an example of a poorly installed dutch barge rafter that never had a chance to perform. As you can

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What is it 3?

What is it? #3 Here is a _____?_____. It is made if oak and a metal plate. It has three dowel stoppers and hinging wood elbows. It is still a

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Tearing off a Roof. The Pro’s and Con’s

Can we lay over roofs that leaks? Barbara Asked, I am the president of a condo association. Our units are now 18 years old and need to be re-roofed. We

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New Technology from Owens Corning

Owens Corning SureNail Technology has changed the playing field in the asphalt shingles industry. It was introduced a few years back and with a few changes has improved greatly, in

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A chimney is a part of your roof.

Tip of the month. I know it is early summer but did you know now is a great time to have your chimney cleaned and inspected. A chimney is a

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