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  1. Roofing/Siding
    My mom has a 1900 sq ft half flat and half low pitch roof. The house is an open ceiling design with no attic space. There are leaks at the pitch where there is a narrow band of ponding because the boards creating the pitch do not fit tightly. I still have 2 years on that manufacturer's warranty...
  2. Building & Construction
    Hello all. I rebuilt a roof section on an old house (1924). This roof only covers a closet on the 2nd story. The rafters were 2x4s and the roof had leaked for years around the chimney. I upgraded to 2x6 rafters and added a vented soffit and ridge cap. I've tried to research what would be the...
  3. Insulation
    Greetings, I am new to the forum and the new owner of a largely unwinterized cottage. I have been reading myself in circles about roof ventilation/insulation, so maybe someone out there can point me to a thread that I missed or give me an idea of how to proceed. I have a 20 x 11 exposed...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    i have a storage space 3 feet high above the bathroom and bellow the roof (roof made of concrete). the storage space has foam insulation on the ceiling and metal showing between, the sides are cement and brick and the floor cement. There are also 4 pipes (hot and cold) pipes running through it...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    So my attic is generally well insulated and the roof is well ventilated. Except there was a porch added on to the back portion of the house. This was then finished into a room and has since cut off all of the ventilation for that portion of the roof. Looking at the snow it is melting in this...
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