Roof Construction

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The Hazards of Roofing Tar

Roofing tar is something that roofers have to work with at some point. However, this material is hazardous

How to Install PVC Roofing

PVC roofing can be installed by following traditional roofing installation techniques. The only difference

How to Apply Dimensional Shingles

Dimensional shingles are durable enough to last a number of years. They can also be referred to as architectural

How to Frame a Hip Roof Addition

Although many modern roofs are framed using pre-fabricated trusses there is still a need for handmade

Hip Roof Addition Mistakes to Avoid

Hip roof additions are slightly more complicated to fit than other types of addition. A hipped roof is

How to Tie in a Flat Roof Addition

Tying in a flat roof addition makes it possible to extend and add to your existing property without affecting

Flat Roof Addition Mistakes to Avoid

A flat roof addition is a very popular DIY project which can be used to expand the useful space in your

How to Tie in a Gable Roof Addition

When adding a new gable roof addition to your property, you will need to find a way of joining the two

How to Frame a Gambrel Roof Addition

Any type of addition project will need to spend a certain amount of time looking at roof addition. There

Gambrel Roof Addition Mistakes to Avoid

If you are planning a gambrel roof addition, read on for a list of 8 common and costly mistakes and how

Gable Roof Addition Mistakes to Avoid

A gable roof addition can look great on any home. Any kind of addition will require proper planning to

How to Tie in a Gambrel Roof Addition

Any type of roof addition will need to be tied in for it to work properly. Tying in a roof simply means

How to Build a Patio Roof Addition

Patios are wonderful spaces in your garden where you can relax and soak up the rays however a patio roof

How to Plan for Your Patio Roof Addition

There are many factors to consider when it comes to making a roof addition. Read on to learn some of

How to Tie in a Porch Roof Addition

Instructions on how to tie in a porch roof addition are quite simple to follow. You can accomplish this

How to Build a Deck Roof on a Carport

Homeowners who already have a carport attached to their home can maximize their carport's potential by

How to Build a Door Canopy

A door canopy is a type of covering that is used to protect an exterior door. More often than not, you

6 Reasons to Install Eaves

Eaves overhang over the sides of the building as part of the installation of a roofline. They help to

How to Box Frame Roof Eaves

The appearance of your home can be greatly improved if you box frame your eaves. Open eaves are a fire

How to Design Eaves for Your Home

This article will provide some useful information to help you in designing eaves for your home. Specifically,

How to Install Accent Lights on Eaves

The eaves are a part of your home's roofline—the outermost portion. They are an integral part of

How to Wash Vinyl Eaves

Cleaning out eaves is hard as it is, but vinyl eaves can be harder to maintain. It is important to give

How to Cut a Roof Rafter

The laying out and cutting of a rafter for your roof are not the simplest of tasks; they require both

How to Fix a Crack in a Roof Rafter

A cracked roof rafter can create a sagging and unsightly roof. A cracked roof rafter needs to be repaired

Install Rafter Baffles

Roofing baffles, also known as rafter baffles, are vitally important to the ventilation and circulation

How to Fix Leaking Roof Rafters

If you find that your rafters are causing leaks within your home, you may want to consider having someone

Calculating the Length of a Roof Rafter

When framing a roof system, it is important to calculate the length of a roof rafter correctly. Doing

Roof Rafters vs Trusses

Deciding on whether to install roof rafters or trusses hinges on two important factors: design and installation.

A Sizing Guide for Roof Rafters

Weather you're building a shed roof or adding a dormer to your second story, it is important to choose

How to Install Corrugated Roof Flashing

Corrugated roof has been used for some time now. However, it has had a bad repute as a consequence of

How to Install Synthetic Slate Roofing

Synthetic Slate roofing is the answer to those who cannot afford slate roofing. Although slate roofing

How to Cut Corrugated Metal Roofing

A corrugated metal roofing sheet is best cut with tools that have abrasive cutting wheels. The other

How to Cut Slate Roof Tiles

For the homeowner who wants a durable roof with little maintenance, a roof with slate roof tiles will

Installing Corrugated Metal Roofing: 5 Tips

The installation of corrugated metal roofing is critical for the proper function and visual appearance

Installing Corrugated Plastic Roofing: Two Tips

If you are planning to install plastic roofs for your patio or porch, then corrugated plastic roofing

How to Install Clay Tile Roof Flashing

Clay tile roof is made from baking clay and molded into tile. It is lighter in weight as compared to

Clay Tile Roof Installation: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

If you decide to install clay tile roofing onto your house, you should take care to avoid some common

Concrete Tile Roof Installation Mistakes to Avoid

When considering various roofing systems, one system you should look at is a concrete tile roof. This

How to Convert a Flat Roof to a Gable Roof

A gable roof is one that is built with rafters or boards that angle the pitch of the roof, whereas a

How to Connect a Hip Roof to a Flat Roof

Connecting a hip roof to a flat roof can be done by following the steps, tools and materials provided