Should I Get Gutter Guards Installed?

Gutter guards are supposed to make your gutters worry free, and there is lots of advertising pushing the product. But is it really worth spending the money on this home improvement?


How to Clear a Clog in Your Home's Gutter Downspout

Clogs in your home's downspouts can be a serious problem. Water accumulating around your house will cause damage and attract pests. If your gutters are overflowing, clear the clog yourself and avoid a costly bill.


How to Check If You Have a Leaky Roof

So you suspect you might have a leaking roof . . . but are you sure? How do you tell?


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. This 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.

A classical design is always chic! (c)

How to Choose the Right 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. Learn how to by reading on!


How to Build Wooden Roof Trusses

Roof trusses are basically the skeleton of the roof, carrying the weight of the frame and supporting the walls of the building. Learn how to build a stable roof truss.

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

DIY Steel-Paneled Residential Roofing

You can roof your own home with steel panels—here's how.