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How to Build Wooden Roof Trusses

You may refer to a truss as the rafter, but it's basically the skeleton of the roof, carrying the weight of the frame and supporting the walls of the building. Trusses are very important to preventing the walls from bending or flexing, more so...

Installing Soffit & Fascia

How to install aluminum and vinyl soffit and fascia

4 Fascia Board Repair Tips for Your Roof

To keep your roof fascia boards looking like new and to save on cost, follow this contractor's advice on fascia board repair, replacement and maintenance.

Truss to Post Connection Options

WoodenPoleBarn.com: Truss to Post Connection Options

Felt over drip edge or drip edge over felt? Get the answers here

How to Fix a Roof Drip Edge

Felt over roof drip edge or drip edge over felt? Get the correct answers here.

4 Fascia Board Repair Tips for Your Roof

To keep your roof fascia boards looking like new and to save on cost, follow this contractor's advice on fascia board repair, replacement and maintenance.

How to Install Gutters

How to Install and Replace Gutters

Learn how to install strong, sleek-looking gutters.

To install metal roofing yourself, you first need to learn how to cut the metal roofing panels to the appropriate size. Together with the right power tools, our step-by-step guide will explain everything you need to know so that you can cut metal roofing like a pro.  #thesawguy #DIYroof #howtocutmetalroofing #metalroofing #DIYhome #homeimprovement #howtoinstallroofing

Learn How to Cut Metal Roofing: Raising Your Roof Game

To install metal roofing yourself, you first need to learn how to cut the metal roofing panels to the appropriate size. Together with the right power tools, our step-by-step guide will explain everything you need to know so that you can cut metal roofing like a pro. #thesawguy #DIYroof #howtocutmetalroofing #metalroofing #DIYhome #homeimprovement #howtoinstallroofing

Create stronger, better-looking gutters by modifying standard gutter systems. Minimize joints;  assemble strong, sleek-looking seams; and add roof flashing to keep water flowing into the gutters  where it belongs.

How to Install and Replace Gutters

Learn how to install strong, sleek-looking gutters.

How to Replace a Fascia Board: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Replace a Fascia Board. Fascia boards are found around the edges of your roof and usually support your home's rain gutter system. Over time, these boards may start to rot or need to be replaced due to damage. Luckily, replacing a...

Fix a Rotting Soffit in 7 Steps | Old House Journal Magazine

Follow these 7 simple steps to seamless, long-lasting soffit and cornice repair.

Filling Rotted Trim with Two-Part Epoxy

Durable and flexible epoxy is the best way to restore crumbling woodwork

How to Replace a Fascia Board: 11 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Replace a Fascia Board. Fascia boards are found around the edges of your roof and usually support your home's rain gutter system. Over time, these boards may start to rot or need to be replaced due to damage. Luckily, replacing a...

When water flows off the edge of your roof, some of it clings to the underside of the shingles and dribbles toward the fascia. If you have gutters but no gutter apron to stop the water, it will wick behind the gutter. Eventually the fascia, soffits and even the roof sheathing will rot. You may see water stains below the gutter on the fascia and soffit. This is a sure sign that the gutter apron is missing. The best time to add gutter apron is when you're getting new shingles. But it is…

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 the danger signals are easy to see-you can sometimes even spot them from the ground. (Tip: Binoculars help!) A small leak can go undetected for years, causing huge damage before you notice anything. It's a good idea to inspect your roof regularly. Many contractors offer free inspections. But even if you have to pay, it's better than finding leaks after the damage is done. Here are a few…