More blog posts about roofing:

  1. I’m buying a ‘50s house with a “gravel” roof. Is the roof going to be a problem.

  2. What are the right words for talking about a roof?

  3. Should I buy a house that needs a new roof?

  4. What is the cost difference between asphalt shingle and metal roofing?

  5. What is the minimum pitch of an asphalt shingle roof?

  6. What’s the difference between a gable roof and a hip roof?

  7. What do you look for when you inspect a roof?

  8. What is roof pitch?

  9. How do I find out the age of a roof?

  10. What’s the difference between a roof inspection and a roofing estimate?

  11. What are the most common problems with older houses?

  12. Why does my insurance company want a roof letter?

  13. I saw some staining on the ceiling. Do you think the roof is okay?

  14. What is a “cool roof”?

  15. What are the roof sheathing requirements for a roof replacement in Florida?

  16. Can metal roofing be used on a slow slope/pitch roof?

  17. How many layers of roofing are allowed on a home?

  18. How can I be sure my roofing contractor got a permit?

  19. What is the difference between galvanized and galvalume metal roofing?

  20. Does it cost more to roof a hip roof than a gable roof?

  21. What is an H-clip?

  22. If my roof is not leaking, why does it need to be replaced?

  23. What causes a lump or dip in the roof?

  24. What are the most common problems with wood roof trusses?

  25. What is the difference between roofing felt and synthetic underlayment?

  26. Why is a popped nail in a shingle roof a problem? How do I fix it?

  27. What can I do to prevent roof leaks?

  28. Why is there no attic access hatch in the house?

  29. How can I tell if a roof has more than one layer of shingles?


More blog posts on related subjects:

  1. How can I tell if a house has insulation?

  2. What are the warning signs of a dangerous deck?

  3. Does it make sense to buy an older mobile home and remodel it?

  4. How do you determine when the house was built?

  5. Should I buy a fixer-upper?

  6. How do I remove cigarette odor in a house?

  7. The house has asbestos siding. What should I do?

  8. How do I get insurance if my home can’t pass a 4-point inspection?

  9. There’s an old fuel oil tank underground in the yard. Is it a problem?

  10. What is “knob and tube” wiring?

  11. Why do the floors slope in this old house?

  12. The garage has been converted to a family room. Is that alright?

  13. What is the minimum pitch for a metal roof?

  14. What does “lack of tab adhesion” in an asphalt shingle roof mean?

  15. What is the difference between plywood and OSB roof sheathing?

  16. What are the different roof deck attachment discount categories for a wind mitigation inspection?

  17. Are roof trusses better than roof rafters (stick framing)?

  18. Why is it a mistake to replace and roof not replace its flashings?

  19. What are the hazards to avoid when going into an attic?

  20. What are roofing purlins and battens?

  21. What is a “square” of roofing?

  22. What is an SPF roof?

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