Roofing

Overlap Edge Metal Like A Boss

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

Water-Tight Crickets: Roll Roof Membrane for Tile Roofing

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

Stormproof Roof Deck: Seam Taping Sequence

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

The Right Tin Snip for the Job

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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

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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.

Homebuilding Smackdown: Science vs. Hurricane

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The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!

Drip Edge Installation on an Existing Roof

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A look at types of drip edge flashing, how to cut it, and how to retrofit it to an existing roof​

Roof Flashing Guide: From Drip Edge to Valley Flashing

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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

Roof Ventilation: 7 Minutes of BS

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This episode of 7 Minutes of BS was the MOST POPULAR EPISODE OF 2017! Enjoy your trip down memory lane.