Roof Maintenance

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How to Build a Flat Roof Deck Cover

A flat roof deck makes a perfect spot for lounging after a long day of work. While many flat roof decks

How to Install a Flat Roof Drain

A flat roof drain is one of the most important features of a flat roof design and they need to be taken

How to Prevent Your Flat Roof from Leaking

Finding out that your flat roof is leaking is not at all pleasant news. A flat roof can have areas of

How to Install a Flat Roof Membrane

A flat roof membrane is made out of a synthetic rubber and other compounds designed to move water from

How to Lay Flat Roof Tiles

Laying flat roof tiles is a long process but not necessarily a complicated one. As long as you have all

How to Repair a Flat Roof Vent

A flat roof is difficult to properly ventilate, as the roof doesn't have the soffits which are usually

Troubleshooting a Flat Roof Drainage System

A flat roof is prized for its affordability and durability which can be attributed to proper flat roof

How to Find a Flat Roof Leak

Locating a flat roof leak can be difficult sine the leaks can come in any direction. By comparison, leaks

3 Mansard Roof Design Tips

The mansard roof was created by Francios Mansart, a famous 17th century architect, who was looking to

5 Tin Roof Maintenance Tips

A tin roof is one of the oldest types in the roofing industry. Although not very common, a tin roof has

How to Build Hip Roof Trusses

Before you can build hip roof trusses, it is important to know what they are. The top of hip trusses

How to Install a Gambrel Roof Truss

Installing a gambrel roof truss is a little different than a normal roof. If you have never encountered

How to Prep a Fiberglass Roof for a Roof Coating

A new fiberglass roof can have a roof coating applied immediately, without special prep. Prepping the

How to Frame a Cross Hip Roof

Of all the different roof designs, a hip roof frame is one of the most challenging roof styles to build.

How to Install Gutters on a Hip Roof

Installing gutters for a hip roof is much like installing gutters on any other kind of roof. They come

How to Repair a Corrugated Fiberglass Roof

A Corrugated fiberglass roof is easy to repair at home. The materials required to carry out this work

How to Repair a Corrugated Tin Roof

Perhaps you have a corrugated tin roof in your home. This isn’t one of the common metal roofing

How to Shingle a Square Hip Roof

Putting shingles on your square hip roof takes time, patience and a head for heights. The square hip

6 Advantages of Installing Corrugate Fiberglass Roofing

Corrugated fiberglass roofing is one of the more recent entrants in the roofing sector. It is a synthetic

Pitched Roof vs Flat Roof

People find it hard to decide whether pitched roof or flat roof is the better choice for home and buildings.

How to Clean a Cedar Shingle Roof

A cedar shingle roof will not only look more attractive if it is cleaned at least once each year, but

How to Patch an Asphalt Roof

Go around any neighborhood and you’ll see that most houses have an asphalt roof. They’re

How to Clean EPDM Rubber Roofing

One of the important keys to maintaining the viability of EPDM rubber roofing is to inspect this membrane

How to Lay Fiberglass Roof Shingles

Fiberglass roof shingles are the most common type of shingles sold. Under most circumstances they’ll

How to Cut Fiberglass Roofing Shingles

Fiberglass is a particularly popular material for roofing in the United States and fiberglass roofing

How to Replace Tar and Gravel Roofing

Replacing a tar and and gravel roofing will require specialized tools, equipment and materials. It will

How to Install a Roofing Corrugated Fiberglass Panel

A corrugated fiberglass panel is prepared from a mat of high strength glass fibers embedded in an organic

How to Connect Corrugated Fiberglass Panels

Corrugated fiberglass panels are wrinkled or waved. This type of fiberglass sheet is used for many different

How to Cut a Fiberglass Roofing Panel

A fiberglass roofing panel is a clever roofing design that enables sunlight to pass through in order

How to Repair a Sheet Metal Roof

A sheet metal roof is used widely by homeowners, due to its longevity and durability. However, harsh

How to Install Sheet Metal Flashing on Your Roof

Sheet metal flashing installation is done prior to the installation of shingles. The flashing is used

How to Repair a Galvanized Steel Roof

A galvanized steel roof has a life expectancy of an impressive fifty years under normal conditions. However,

How to Cut Sheet Metal Roofing

Sheet metal roofing is used to make roofs in snowy areas because metal is a good conductor as well as

6 Sheet Metal Roofing Installation Tips

Sheet metal roofing is quite popular amongst homeowners. It consists of flat metal panels that are laid

5 Tips for Installing Corrugated Sheet Metal Roofing

Corrugated sheet metal can help you create a practical and attractive roof for your home. The metal sheets

How to Install Metal Roofing Shingles

Metal roofing shingles are a popular alternative to asphalt and other roofing shingles, providing a unique

Metal Roofing Shingles Vs. Wood Shingles

Metal roofing shingles can help you create an excellent roof for your home. Aluminum, stainless steel,

Can I use roof flashing as a backsplash?

Using roof flashing is a creative and inexpensive way to build a backsplash. This is a solution to save

How can I repair a leak in roof flashing?

If the cause of a leak is a hole in a roof flashing, or a dislodged joint, you can repair it by yourself.

Can I install roof flashing around a chimney?

You can install roof flashing around a chimney. Newly built houses have foundations of the house and