Tips for Installing a Metal Roof

A metal roof is light, waterproof, easy to install and carry out maintenance. It has already been galvanized and painted by the manufacturer. A well maintained metal roof can last for over 30 years without any repainting. Which means that you can even prolong its life by taking good care of it!


Green-Roofing: How and Why

A green roof is a solution to the gradually waning greenery in cities. It is partially or completely covered with vegetation and growing medium that is laid over the waterproofed roof-membrane.


How to Shingle a Roof: Laying Asphalt Shingles

Detailed instructions on how to shingle a roof, including shingling both ridges and valleys.


How to Build a Canopy or Porch Roof

This article explains how to build a porch roof yourself, which can save you hundreds of dollars.


How to Repair a Roof and Replace Asphalt Shingles

Repairing a shingle roof can be necessary after a wind storm, but it doesn't have to be a disaster. In this article, you will learn how to replace asphalt roof shingles that have been damaged.

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How to Choose the Color of Metal Roofing

Advantages and color options for metal roofing tiles.


Insulating Mansard and Gambrel Roofs

Mansard and gambrel style roofs have always been hard to insulate. What materials should be used to save energy on this type of house?


Insulating a Flat Roof

Flat roofs have been a daunting task for contractors and homeowners alike since they were invented. They are hard to waterproof, hard to maintain, and hard to insulate. For today's purposes, we will stick with the insulation issue. In order to...


How to Build Wooden Roof Trusses

You may refer to a truss as the rafter, but it's basically the skeleton of the roof, carrying the weight of the frame and supporting the walls of the building. Trusses are very important to preventing the walls from bending or flexing, more so...

Make an accurate drawing from the measurements and mark the drawing showing all ridges and valleys

"Do It Yourself" Steel Paneled Residential Roofing

Roofing your own home can save you a lot of money. It is a physical job but, with the invent of newer materials and a little know how, the work can be accomplished by a "do it yourselfer". It does take physical ability and two or three people who...