Roof Construction

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Soffit Installation For Gable Roofs

Soffits provides a finished and professional look.

Install Metal Roof Flashing for a Skylight

Prevent any potential leaking around the edges.

How to Build Eaves for a Gambrel Roof

These roofs allow for extra attic space.

Roofing 6 - Sheathing the Roof

Why pay a contractor when you can sheath your roof yourself?

Attach Gutters to Metal Roofing in 3 Steps

Everything you need to know to attach gutters to your metal roof.

Flat Roof Insulation Basics

A flat roof can be a little tougher than other types to insulate. Read on for some basic advice to prevent problems.

How to Install Corrugated Metal Roofing

Follow these steps to install corrugated metal roofing.

How to Frame a Bay Window Roof

Installing bay windows are a gorgeous way to fill your house with natural light, but unfortunately for

How to Build a Gable Roof Carport

A gable roof carport is a great addition to any home that does not have an attached garage. Building

Determining Gable Roof Pitch

Pitch is the term used to describe the steepness of a roof.

Painting Metal Roofing: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Paint your roof like a pro by avoiding these 5 mistakes.

How to Apply Roofing Tar

Protect a flat roof with roofing tar and save some money by tackling the project on your own.

Foil Tape vs. Flashing Tape

They both have backing made from aluminum.

How to Build a Front Door Roof

By building a roof, you can protect your front door.

Tools Needed for Standing Seam Metal Roof Installation

There are several materials that can be used.

How to Install a Roof Cap

Keep water flowing down the roof instead of under shingles.

Roof Design 101

There's more than one way to cover your head.

How to Attach a Barn Hip Roof

All sides are sloping down toward the house or building.

Building Recessed Roof Dormers

Roof dormers light up the interior and add living space.

Parts of a Roof Truss Explained

A truss is the framed grouping of rafters.

Install Roll Roofing with No Nails

You need to use a propane torch.

Attic/Roof Ventilation - Installing a Ridge Vent

Considering a ridge vent? Here's why they're useful and how to install one.

Gable or Hip Roof: Pros and Cons

Gable and hip roofs are two types to consider during building or remodeling, but which is better?

Soffit Vents: Controlling Attic Heat and Moisture

Soffit vents, also called undereave vents, are a type of attic ventilation that's typically installed

Why Roof Ridge Vents Work

Roof ridge vents are designed to provide air circulation to the attic and help prevent moisture buildup

Gable Roof Construction Tips

The gable roof is the most common roof you will find in home construction. It looks great, offers excellent

Reinforcing The Roof Framing in Your House

Even though your roof was professionally installed by someone who knows a lot about roof framing, there

Building a Patio Roof

A patio roof effectively protects your porch from elements, such as snow and rain. It can also provide

Deck Roof Construction Step-by-Step

A deck roof is not really that architecturally logical as snow and rain will shed off much faster on

How To Build a Ceramic Tiled Roof Patio

A ceramic roof tile patio extends your living space to the outdoors and creates a beautiful aesthetic

Metal Roof: Maintenance And Care

Your metal roof, while durable, is vulnerabel to corrosion and other problems that can shorten its lifespan.

Accenting Your Home with a Roof Dormer

A roof dormer is much more than just a beautiful accent to your home. There is also a function to roof

Designing a Mediterranean Style Roof Frame

The roof frame for a Mediterranean style roof is generally not all that different from most other roof

Bracing a Gable Roof

Bracing a gable roof is an important part of making sure that it is as secure and as sturdy as it possibly

Adding A Barn Truss To Your Barn Roof

The support structure for any barn truss is the roof truss frame skeleton where the roofing boards and

4 Gable Roof Construction Ideas

Gable roofs are probably the most common types of roof in the world. Typically they comprise two equal

Build And Install A Secure Roof Truss

The term roof truss refers to large gabled roofs that are installed as pre-assembled trussed rafters.

Securing a Roof Truss: 7 Tips

A roof truss saves a great deal of time and labor. Nearly 80 percent of the homes built in the U.S. utilize

Determining Roof Area For Shingles

You may occasionally need to purchase roof shingles for a repair project or to re-roof your home. Roof

Determining The Roof Slope Of A Home

A roof slope is also known as roof pitch. This is the length that a roof raises vertically over a 12-inch