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Roof Sheathing & Decking Roofing Exam Study Guide

Determining the type of sheathing you’ll need to support the roof covering depends on several things such as the type of roof you are going to install, the slope of the roof, the local climate, the building code requirements etc. Checking the Framing A problem you may come across is faulty construction on the roof frame, especially at the overhang

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How to Measure & Estimate a Roof for Roofing Contractors

Most roofing contractors typically measure a roof by calculating the area of a roof and then adding on 10% for possible waste. When roofing contractors are in high demand such as they are in Florida after a hurricane, this way of estimating a roof may be okay, but in a tighter market you may need to have sharper estimating skills in order

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