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  1. 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 instructions for every step of the job.

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  1. Installing Metal Roofing Over Shingles

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    Need a new roof? Covering your existing asphalt shingles with metal roofing might be worth the expense. Here are some pros and cons.

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  1. GAF Marquis WeatherMax - Asphalt Shingles : A Showcase of Roofing Styles, Colors and Options - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Three-tab shingles have been around a long time and are still the most popular and economical roofing today.

  2. Bob Vila Radio: Solar Shingles

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    FromBobVila.com

    When you think about solar power, do you picture bulky panels protruding from rooftops? If so, think again. With the ...

  3. Metal Roofs 101 - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    The metal roofing industry has taken a page from vinyl flooring manufacturers. They’ve started with a 'plain Jane' material—in this case steel or aluminu...

  4. Repair or Replace Roof - Bob Vila

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    FromBobVila.com

    Making the right decisions about your roof ensures your home's optimal performance and safeguards your peace of mind.

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Other Videos for DIYers from Around the Web

  1. How to Replace Asphalt Roofing Shingles

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    Tim Carter, of http://AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates just how easy it can be to replace a broken roof shingle.

  2. How to Pressure Wash Your Roof

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    TFH Multi Playlist Videos

    http://www.AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter walks you through how to use a pressure washer to clean moss, lichen and algae off your roof without damaging the shingles.

Blog Posts

  1. How To Remove Roof Algae

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    FromAsk the Builder

    Thousands of roof on homes and other buildings suffer from black streaks. The roof algae is doesn't harm the shingles, but looks bad. To remove roof algae a solution of oxygen bleach can be applied to the roof shingles and then rinsed off. A copper strip at the top of the roof can prevent future ...

  2. August 28, 2012 AsktheBuilder Newsletter & Tips

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    FromAsk the Builder

    In this issue, works continues of the shed project, shingles installed as well as windows, paid tool reviews, paint sprayer tool review, turning a door around to open out doesn't always work, a tool review of a roofing nailer and big news at Stain Solver.

  3. October 10, 2012 AsktheBuilder Newsletter & Tips

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    FromAsk the Builder

    This is going to be a fairly short newsletter because I got some expected, but bad news yesterday. A very close childhood friend of mine, Mike Wilson, had to be sent back to Heaven early yesterday morning. I've spent the last 24 hours in a semi-fog flooded with a mixture of great sadness, fond ...

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