Tim Carter, of http://AsktheBuilder.com, demonstrates just how easy it can be to replace a broken roof shingle .
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 .
http://www.AsktheBuilder.com host Tim Carter shares an easy way to keep your roof shingles free from moss, algae and mildew. With the natural wonders of copper, you'll never have to clean green scum off your roof.
Bathroom exhaust fans don't have to be in the bathroom ceiling. You can have a bathroom fan that works like a central vacuum system, where the motor is hidden up in your attic so that it's whisper quiet.
Light shingle colors have been shown to lower attic temperatures, but whether this means light shingles will last longer than dark shingles is more problematic.
Continuous flashing is sometimes seen where a roof meets a sidewall, but in the long run step flashing will do a better job of preventing water leaks.
Sidewalls, where a roof abuts a wall, are potential leak spots and rot spots. Good metal flashing prevents these problems, including a specially shaped “kick- 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 flashing and stop the leaks.
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