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  1. Roofing/Siding
    I am in search of books and/or online videos/sites that help a DIYer from start to finish on low slope roof. Our residential roof is not flat, but has a ~20 degree slope and no attic. The only info I seem to get is either for contractors, which is way above my head, or info that is too general...
  2. General DIY Discussions
    Styles of drip edge, F, D, T, L, G, H, A, all to confusing as are comparing terms roof edge, gutter apron, eave drip, drip edge. I have a low slope roof. I will be installing a wrapped fascia board and a gutter. Current roof has felt, starter course, shingles. Old drip edge was a simple L...
  3. Roofing/Siding
    Hey, I made a different post in which I was asking the wrong question :) Here, I'd like to know whether my low slope (was told 2-12) roof can still be repaired. Plenty of pictures! From what I am told, I have a torch down roof on tar. Now, I haven't been able to find anything on tar roofs, only...
  4. Insulation
    Hi Everyone, I have an existing early 20th century wood frame home on rubble foundation and no insulation in the roof space. The roof is a low slope flat roof with the touch-on-roof still having about 10 years of life left. As I'm in climate zone 6, my heating bill over winter are very high...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    I am doing a rip and replace on a very low slope (2 in / 10 ft) roof. Four + decades of DIY experience and three re-roofs (but they were all shingles on pitched roofs). This will be my first rolled roofing project (other than a couple of sheds). The project is 2,200 square feet, so cost is a...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    Sinc 2006 my new garage roof has been leaking from being improperly installed. I have learned a lot about roofing since then, but today, I learned something else which is confusing and thought someone could help. 1. The front of my garage is OK with a nice pitch, the back 1/2 16' is either 2/12...
  7. Roofing/Siding
    Hi folks. I'm looking for some advice on our flat roofing project. We live in Eugene Oregon, serious rain all winter, hot and dry in the summer, rarely get's below freezing but it does happen at least once a year for a few days... Our slope is around 1:12 (it's an old house, one side is 1:12 the...
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