Roof Repair projects
How to Remove Old Roofing and Tear Off an Old Roof
We show you how to tear off old shingles safely and efficiently. We include tips on how to protect plants and the yard below and minimize to…
How to Roof a House
Follow along as we shingle a house from underlayment to ridge cap. The article includes detailed photos, drawings and clearly written…
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Roof Removal: How To Tear Off Roof Shingles
Tear off shingle roofing, step-by-step, including safety tips, how to work quickly and efficiently, roofing disposal, and closing up the roof…
Roof Repair: How to Find and Fix Roof Leaks
We show you how to track down and fix the most common types of roof leaks. Most leaks take only minutes to repair.
Roof Flashing: Replace Plumbing Vent Flashing
The metal or rubber flashing around plumbing vents can deteriorate or rust through over time, creating water leaks. Here's how to replace the…
How to Clean Roof Stains
Do shingles on your north, west or other shaded roofs have streaky, moldy stains? Here's how to clean the ugly discoloration and keep it from…
Easy Shingle Repair
Remove those ugly damaged shingles and stop potential roof leaks by following this simple three-step shingle replacement process.
Making a Skylight Leakproof
For a leakproof skylight use a special flashing kit and installation techniques we show here.