When plumbing lines burst, people notice. Unfortunately, a lot of the moisture damage in houses has nothing to do with bulk water.
Flashing a humpy old roof valley requires a little give and take, and a backup plan
Dealing with dips and making clean overlaps
A three-foot stick can hold a section of step flashing out of the way while you work the membrane into place.
Roof valleys are like gutters with a steep pitch. Just because they are steep, doesn't mean they're not gutters.
Another use for your broken shovels
#ÜberRoof: A site-built ventilated SIP roof sandwich.
Roofing contractor Eric Garcia walks us (literally) through a low-slope reroof to talk about base flashing, scuppers, and how to detail the corners.
Using modern pneumatic tools, a roofer plies an ancient craft in Ecuador
Clay is more durable, concrete is more affordable—both are great choices that will outlive your customer
The original “green roof” technology, thriving in the lush sierras of Tamazula, Mexico
Rain is the biggest water threat that houses face, but there are some slow and steady mechanisms that can snowball on you, too