Asphalt Shingles Roofing Study Guide – How to install Asphalt Shingle Roofs

Asphalt shingles have been manufactured since the early 1890s. Around 70% – 80% of all roofs in the United States are covered with asphalt shingles. Asphalt shingle roofs are relatively inexpensive, easy to install, and require little maintenance. The normal life expectancy of an organic asphalt shingle roof is 15 to 20 years. Heavyweight laminated fiberglass shingles will last 20

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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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Safety of Home Fire Burn

A chimney can give atmosphere, warmth and a touch of style to a home. It can likewise be an obligation if not appropriately kept up or worked. Case in point, the terrible Christmas fire in Stamford, CT was a rude awakening for the NY metro range and the entire nation. The blast that executed two grown-ups and three youngsters was

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Scooping the Asphalt Coating on Chimney

You may have seen ads for rooftop sealants intended to be connected specifically to black-top rooftops. Such sealants should stop spills, broaden the life of your rooftop, and keep the development of mold and buildup. Other sealant items for black-top rooftops comprise of white reflecting coatings intended to keep homes cooler in hot and tropical atmospheres, where a dim rooftop

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Ready your roof for this fall!

Introduction I live in a white collar class, midcentury rural neighborhood. In Colorado, as in numerous parts of Middle America, this as a rule accompanies a smallish house on biggish parcel that is stacked with developed trees. In case you’re fortunate, the house has a working chimney. (I’m near the capital and its renowned exhaust cloud issue, so flames are

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Chimney Preparations for Winter

Introduction Great chimney care begins with the smokestack, since it holds the vent that channels smoke securely out of your home. The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency alerts against utilizing your chimney when there is an exorbitant development of slick grime (called creosote) inside the fireplace, a main source of home warming flames – and not the comfortable kind. This implies

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Maintenance Tips for Roof in Spring Season

SPRING HAS STARTED! My companions, I am so energized, on the grounds that, truly, I was somewhat over winter. While obviously snow and other delightful climate will wait the nation over, the crocuses are out, the daffodils are going, and the flying creatures are tweeting. While we’re all cheering in the hotter climate and more days, however, there’s an issue:

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