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  1. Roofing/Siding
    Hello group, I am painting trim on my mom's house, found a rafter tail or two with water and termite damage. Noticed no drip edge wanted to fix the rafter tails/starter boards and add a drip edge on 18' total of roof. However, found out there are 4 layers of roof shingles, with most crumbling in...
  2. Roofing/Siding
    I want to repair my cedar roof. It is a great challenge to me. A cedar roof is a very strong and it need to maintain on a daily basis which I don't follow. Some few days I notice that a it is leaking.So please tell how can get rid from these problem?
  3. Roofing/Siding
    Hello everyone, I'm thinking about replacing my old roof (it really does need a replacement). I'm choosing between asphalt and cedar shingles. I know that asphalt is cheaper and many of my neighbors have chosen it. But I’ve also heard that cedar is more durable. So I was wondering, is cedar...
  4. Roofing/Siding
    Hi, I just purchased a house with a fairly new roof this past July. The roof failed inspection for leaks which was a surprise because of it's age and it looked great. Roofing company said whoever put the roof on used too much pressure on the nail gun. Also there was already some patched areas...
  5. Roofing/Siding
    High winds during a storm picked up the edge of rolled roofing and tore a long section. Looks like previous owner didn't glue the edge where roofing met flashing! Thanks to a neighbor who alerted me to this issue as it is our weekender cabin. Photos below. :surprise: I only have 2 days out...
  6. Roofing/Siding
    Our 200+year old farmhouse had multiple additions added (1960, 1980, 2000), and we have leaks in every addition (but not the original 1790 rooms). We only saw the first leak, on a flat roof over my office, prior to buying the house-which the previous home owners professionally 'repaired' before...
  7. Roofing/Siding
    I am having a roof leak, so I went up to the attic and saw water dripping from a gap between roof boards about a quarter inch downhill from a nail that is sticking through the board. It turns out the nail is securing the apron flashing below the front of a dormer (see picture), so I am...
  8. General DIY Discussions
    I reside in a 15 year old flat roof covering 1400 sq. ft. of my house. The roof covering is a black rubber membrane.It has never been kept up with so there is cracking and some leaking. I already went up and patched spots with a fibered roof cement, but now that it is getting decently warm I...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Some may know me here ED, GRUMPY AND OTHERS!! But im a roofing contractor in michigan /ohio i do commercial [flat] but do residentail as well have over 32 yrs in the trade .And have been in buisness since 1997 if you need help with a system or if your haveing problems just ask!There are others...
  10. Roofing/Siding
    Hello, I have a duplex located in Pittsburgh with tin box gutters on all four sides. I have a leak at the seam on the west side causeing water to pour throught the soffit. I am fairly handy so if I get the right advice I am sure I can repair it. I just don't know what product to use. I...
  11. Roofing/Siding
    The roof over my kitchen is low slope, covered MB or BUR sheets. Some prior knucklehead owner dropped indoor-rated electrical conduit and wiring vertically through the roof (and through the joists) in order to run electricity into the kitchen ceiling, to avoid cutting through walls. When it...
  12. Roofing/Siding
    Hi everyone, I hope someone can answer my question here. I've got a fairly large house that had a front porch added on to it at one time. The problem is that rain seems to be flowing over my gable end. The new porch doesn't seem to be the problem but its in near the loacation. It's washing out...
  13. General DIY Discussions
    My gas range vents throgh the roof it is getting water in the pipe, i tried changing the roof cap put on rainproof cap, still getting water in the vent pipe i noticed the pipe going through the attic and out the roof is thin alluminum but it is sealed and in good shape on roof, could this...
  14. Roofing/Siding
    Call me stupid... i had a contractor from craigslist come take a look at my house, I thought he would do the roofing repair, but he got me a quote from another company. I am wondering how much a referral fee the roofer is paying the craigslist contractor (ie, how much cheaper it would be to fix...
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