Dec 10 2016

A Mashup of traditional architecture, modern technology, and good old gravity


Nov 17 2016

Open metal valley flashing plus ice & water membrane - your whole roof will perform better


Nov 16 2016

Why insulating on top of a house is better than insulating inside

Nov 9 2016

A big problem, for roofs in cold climates, but what causes it and how can you fix it?


Oct 29 2016

Concentrate on the corners and think like water when overlapping the layers


Oct 25 2016

I get this question all the time: "Stucco all the way down to the roofing: right or wrong?" Answer: WRONG. and here's why...


Oct 5 2016

Flash the boot like any other roof penetration, and snap the tube into place—just make sure to align the hole between the ceiling joists...


Sep 29 2016

One in three fatalities on jobsites is due to falls


Sep 20 2016

Ground zero for roof rot is often where roofs meet walls.

Sep 11 2016

A haiku about a dragon with an alternative agenda ...

Aug 18 2016

Another peek into the Hillbilly Toolbox reveals a great idea for stripping roofs: a pump jack shingle trough  

Jun 27 2016

Protect the eave from ice dams and sideways rain

Jun 5 2016

Traditional shipbuilding lives on in coastal homes

Jun 3 2016

Its not how fast you roof, its how well you roof fast

May 20 2016

How to install a roof to wall counter flashing and custom-cut one-piece step flashing into a brick wall.

May 18 2016

Comprehensive package on flashing and detailing the drip-edge metal flashing on a roof.

Apr 28 2016

How to find a moisture leak on a flat roof with multiple elevations

Apr 13 2016

When reroofs are piecemeal rather than systemic, little things like drip edge can snowball. #HonorYourCraft

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