How to Install Corrugated Roofing By Matt Weber Corrugated roofing panels are made of metal, fiberglass or polycarbonate and typically install over a system of purlins. They’re popular for workshops, sheds, boathouses and other outbuildings due to their long-lasting durability and easy installation. The panels come in standard widths and lengths and […]
One of our recent EHT projects was a “roof-over” in which we covered an existing single layer of three-tab asphalt roof shingles with architectural shingles. In roofing, the term “architectural” generally means the shingle has a three-dimensional design and construction. True architectural shingles (also called “designer” shingles) will have more than one thickness to create a shadow line that gives […]
Top off your Roof By Rob Robillard
We show what the pros know about four different methods of roofing installation.
Shake it Up By Matt Weber
By Clint C. Thomas, Esq. Photos by Zoe Thomas The roof is one critical component of a house. Every house has one, but very few homeowners know what to do when it begins to wear-out, other than call a roofing contractor. Minor leaks can often be repaired with silicone or roofing cement, commonly called “tar,” or as it […]
By Mark and Theresa Clement Installing a synthetic slate roof: How to cool down—and amp up—the house’s hot spot.
By Mark Clement How to replace a roof on an old house—once and for good.
Are roofing safety regulations common sense or simply a pain in the you-know-what?
Q: We have roll roofing on a garden shed. During a storm a tree branch fell and stabbed a hole in the roofing material. What’s the best way to repair the hole? A: If the roof deck is in good shape, then it should be a fairly straightforward repair. Roll roofing is typically made of the same material as […]