Left-, right-, and straight-cutting snips with single- and compound-leverage each have their place on a jobsite
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.
Part 2 in a miniseries on fall protection equipment and techniques
Open metal valley flashing plus ice & water membrane - your whole roof will perform better
How to bend a lock-hem drip edge on a sheet metal brake
The top reason to study engineering in college: Wall of Wind. Yay Science!
A look at types of drip edge flashing, how to cut it, and how to retrofit it to an existing roof
Learn how to quickly lock out moisture and air in these three 30-second videos showing how to load, gun, and roll ZIP System tape onto ZIP System sheathing panels.
Drip edge metal, valley flashing, dormer, chimney, and kickout flashing shed water away from the connections between roofs, walls, chimneys, and other building assemblies
This episode of 7 Minutes of BS was the MOST POPULAR EPISODE OF 2017! Enjoy your trip down memory lane.
The tiny house on stilts is ready for relaxation!
The first steps of roofing are having the right tools and the job and knowing the game plan
Flashing a wood-framed chimney is like flashing a dormer, except there’s no roof behind it. Without protection, water can leak into the joint and rot your walls to direct uphill water away
A silent movie about flashing metal roofing into a brick chimney from UnionCorrugating.
Dry in a newly-sheathed roof with a roll of Zip System tape
Flashing must extend all the way from the wall to the outside. Oh yeah, and it has to be watertight and eight people have to work on it...
Simple country houses, Brutalist bodegas, and superb craftsmanship
Roof valleys are like gutters with a steep pitch; but the stakes are higher for valleys than they are for gutters
There are many products in a roof assembly, so choose a system that is specifically designed to work together
Vapor barriers cause a lot more harm than good in many parts of North America. Understanding vapor barriers begins with knowing what it means to be one