12 Tips for Bending Metal with a Bending Brake
A metal brake is the tool for bending custom metal flashing and decorative trim. Every siding contractor and most roofers have one. But a brake can come in handy for all sorts of projects. It seems like an imposing tool to master, but it’s really just a large clamp with a moving hinge. A quality brake costs $1,300 to $2,500, but you can rent one for about $50 a day or $200 a week. We’ll show you how a brake works, explain how to create basic profiles, and demonstrate some helpful tips so you can complete your project safely and...
Best Practices for Trim Removal
There’s an art to removing trim. Learn how to salvage the trim you want, while keeping the collateral damage to...
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What to Know About Coping Trim
Here's a quick little rundown on what to know about coping trim for inside corners.