How to Reflash a Leaky Skylight


Flashing is the key to a skylight that won't leak water into the roof

Model Remodel Show: Metal Roofs are Forever


Watertight membranes and flashings that lock into roof panels mean a durable roof in extreme weather conditions

Replace Tubular Skylights in a Tile Roof


A great-looking method for nestling a tube skylight into a tile roof, without shiny exposed metal flashing

A Framer's Take on Fall Protection: #WorthIt


A few minutes up front can save tons of time when you're in the air—and it can eliminate broken ribs, a broken back, or death

Overlap Edge Metal Like A Boss


A drip edge overlapping strategy that won't catch the eye

Water-Tight Crickets: Roll Roof Membrane for Tile Roofing


The underlayment is the water control layer; valleys, crickets, and chimneys are the most vulnerable spots

Stormproof Roof Deck: Seam Taping Sequence


Overlapping tapes with gravity in mind keeps water out of the house

The Right Tin Snip for the Job


Left-, right-, and straight-cutting snips with single- and compound-leverage each have their place on a jobsite

California Valley: A Fast Way to Shingle an Open Roof Valley


A California valley is faster than cutting all of the shingles up a valley. With shingles bedded in cement, it can be exported to other states.

Roof Flashing Guide: From Drip Edge to Valley Flashing


Drip edge metal, valley flashing, dormer, chimney, and kickout flashing are types of roof flashing that shed water away from the connections between roofs, walls, chimneys, and other building assemblies