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  1. Roofing/Siding
    EDIT: It's cedar clapboard, with 4" showing. I've noticed that the guys doing rot repair on my house have noticed a couple things that are different from how they do things. None of the clapboard joins have any flashing underneath them. None of the clapboards put up have been hand-primed on...
  2. Building & Construction
    We are currently enclosing a concrete slab patio. Using the existing 6x6 support beams, the footprint of the addition is several inches smaller than the concrete pad. This means the concrete extends all the way around. To make the bottom of the walls/floor water tight, we installed metal...
  3. Building & Construction
    Ledger board is firmly attached to house, sitting on stone foundation, and with 1/2in. spacers from brick wall. This allows for easy water flow down brick wall, behind ledger board, and out from underneath the board. [photos below will help understand the situation] I thought I would simply...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    I have a pic to show the type. It sits on top of a small brick wall that lines up with the next row house. I’ve looked at other options for the leak and corrected them. The leak has to come from this wall. I have some aluminum flashing that comes in a roll. It isn’t pre customized as I see...
  5. Building & Construction
    Good Afternoon, I purchased a home a few years ago with a large deck attached. I came to find that the deck was installed by the previous owners, and was not to code. It was rotting and leaning, footings were falling apart, wood was not treated, and the biggest issue... there was no flashing or...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    When my house was painted by the previous owner, they didn't fix this problem area with the flashing above the front porch (although the seller did give me some money to fix it). I will probably repair it myself, but wanted to show the problem in case there is some good advice on how to proceed...
  7. Roofing/Siding
    Good evening experts- I have a bay window roof that is interfaced to stucco and masonry with a wall flashing that has leaked (first picture). I see some possible gaps that may be the culprit (second picture). Climate right now is hovering a few degrees below freezing. Early next week I should...
  8. Roofing/Siding
    Hi, My wife and I purchased a home a few months ago. The roof is relatively new--only 7-8 years old. However, the flashing around our chimneys wasn't replaced when the roof was replaced. We have a leak in the attic around one of our chimneys, and the roofer said he believes it's the flashing...
  9. Building & Construction
    Hi, I have a new construction home under contract and noticed that the flashing looks pretty crappy in some places. The pictured shingles and the flashing (attached) were installed after the Hardie board. Looks like it was hammered in there. Just wondering if anyone else had encountered this...
  10. Roofing/Siding
    We got a shed custom built by a local contractor. The shed was built on a concrete pad. The issue we are currently dealing with is related to the improper installation of the vinyl siding. The bottom strip of vinyl siding was not installed low enough to protect the sheathing against water (or...
  11. Windows and Doors
    So around the windows and doors of our 3.5 year old home looks like what they call integrated J channel. I may be wrong, so please correct me if I am. We had a couple of siding/window contractors come give us quotes since our siding has fallen off in different areas and is ripping/bulging in...
  12. Roofing/Siding
    Hi all - hope someone here knows how to install housewrap, flashing, and siding around this door opening to make sure it's properly protected from rain and wind. I've looked all over the internet and not found any good videos or posts. This is what my rough opening looks like: I'm planning to...
  13. Roofing/Siding
    Greetings from Alaska My brand new metal roof is leaking. It was not installed properly, there is a gap between the flashing and roofing panel where it attaches to my upstairs addition. I was able to unscrew the metal screws and install the butyl tape in the seam and ice and water seal above...
  14. General DIY Discussions
    Greetings from Alaska :) My brand new metal roof is leaking. It was not installed properly, there is a gap between the flashing and roofing panel where it attaches to my upstairs addition. I was able to unscrew the metal screws and install the butyl tape in the seam and ice and water seal above...
  15. Roofing/Siding
    Hi everyone, I had a contractor replace my siding this spring and now after the first big rain storm of the season I have water damage in my house. I believe it is due to the siding company not installing the siding properly and leaving nail holes, cuts and gaps in my old flashing. It appears...
  16. Building & Construction
    I recently bought a house that was built in the late 70's. It is mostly brick veneer with vinyl siding on the upper portion of the gable ends. I've noticed that the wood sheathing under the vinyl is exposed at the bottom where it meets the brick. The sheathing is further out than the brick...
  17. Roofing/Siding
    Hey y'all! I'm helping mother in law with a rather serious ongoing water leak. The water comes off the roof, along the adjoining wall and to the gutter (that abuts the wall), but some water runs between the gutter and the wall and has rotted the exterior siding, rotted the interior drywall and...
  18. Roofing/Siding
    Hi everyone, Came across a siding question and looking for ideas. I am running PVC watertable board at the bottom of my walls. On top of the watertable board I have a z-flash. Then my starter strip and then the siding. What I am having an issue with figuring out is how I am going to snap the...
  19. Roofing/Siding
    Hello, Fairly new homeowner, pretty handy guy as far as DIY goes and this is my first post. After doing some research online and going a few rounds with our HOA about this issue, I am at my wits end. I've realized from reading a bunch of other posts I won't be able to add pictures here until I...
  20. Building & Construction
    I'm reframing my covered porch. I put on a layer of self adhering membrane to the house sheathing and bolted on my 2x8 ledger. I put atop the ledger another layer of self adhering membrane running up the sheathing a few inches and onto and over the ledger. My plan was to attach some metal...
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