Looking to increase your home value or cap off a major remodel? Learning how to roof is a good place to start.
The Pros and Cons of Roof Deicing Cables
DIYers have devised ways to deal with ice dams more safely, including one of the most popular of these options:...
Santa Won’t Be Visiting These Homes: Home Inspector Nightmares Holiday Edition
Santa's got a big job, and these homeowners made it a heck of a lot tougher.
10 Roof Problems and What to Do About Them
Your roof covers the largest asset you own, so it pays to know the signs of trouble. Fortunately, many of...
5 Go-To Gutter Cleaning Products for Fall and Beyond
You should clean your gutters at least one a year. Prevent blockages from fallen leaves and other debris with these...
The Easiest Way to Pick Up Dropped Screws
after you’ve had remodeling or roofing work done on your home, it’s not unusual to get a flat tire from...
Should I Replace My Roof? Here Are 21 Things to Consider
Knowing what to look for is the first step in determining whether it's time to replace your roof.
15 Silent Signs That Your Roof is Failing
Make your roof last longer (and save yourself a ton of cash) by paying attention to these 15 indicators of...
Reader Project: How to Build a Cupola
Making only a few modifications to The Family Handyman’s How to Build a Cupola project, reader Bruno Bucci built this...
Severe Weather Guide: How to Reinforce Your Roof
When severe weather hits, you're going to want to make sure your roof's in tip top shape. Here are some...
Roofing: How to Install Step Flashing
Why step flashing works and how to install roof flashing against a wall
How to Prevent Ice Dams With Deicing Cables
Heat cables are a simple, inexpensive solution to ice dam problems
How to Properly Use a Roof Safety Harness
Be safe—use roof brackets, a safety harness and commonsense rules
Know Your House: What Kind of Roof Do You Have?
Gable, hip, gambrel, mansard - the shape of your roof says something about your home's connection to earth and sky.