TIME FOR A NEW ROOF?: Be Sure To Read This First
Updated on September 25th, 2020
UPDATED 11Sep2020 + video below: I get a fair number of emails from homeowners looking for advice on getting the best...
NEED A NEW ROOF?: Understanding Your Top 3 Options
Updated on July 9th, 2020
UPDATED: 22May2020: There are more ways to put a new roof on your house than ever before What you’ll find here is a...
LOUD BANGS DURING COLD WEATHER?: Understanding Why Houses Go Bump in the Night
Updated on February 1st, 2020
Does your house make booming sounds during cold winter nights Do unexplained seasonal gaps appear along the tops of...
ROOFTOP MOSS Q&A: Does This Stuff Damage My Roof?
Updated on October 5th, 2019
Q: Is moss on a house roof a serious problem About 20% of the asphalt shingle roof area of a house we're looking to buy...
Q&A OF THE WEEK: “Can Asphalt Shingles Be Installed From The Top Down?”
Updated on June 8th, 2019
UPDATED 6Jun2019 Q: How can I install asphalt shingles on a roof from the top down I’ve heard this is better since...
SOFFIT & FASCIA: How-To Installation Your Own Aluminum Soffit & Fascia
Updated on September 26th, 2018
UPDATED 26Sep2018: Depending on how picky you are, installing aluminum soffit and fascia can be a simple part of...
WHITE LIES: Good Contractors Never Tell Them
Updated on July 6th, 2018
Back in June 2018, I got an email from a woman wondering about roof shingles, and it reminded me how easy it is for...
ROOFING Q&A: What’s Best Fiberglass or Organic shingles?
Updated on March 4th, 2017
Q: Two of the three companies quoting on my reroofing job strongly recommend fibreglass shingles The other never...
Eavestroughs Don’t Cause Rooftop Ice Dams
Updated on June 18th, 2019
If you thought the life of an eavestrough was safe from prejudice, you’d be wrong All across the wintertime world,...
Lessons Learned From an Old Roof
Updated on July 11th, 2020
A couple of autumns ago I climbed onto a small, deteriorating roof that I hadn’t walked on for 30 years The activity...