More blog posts about roofing and similar subjects:

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

  2. What’s the difference between “composite” and regular wood siding?

  3. Should I buy a fixer-upper?

  4. Should I put gutters on the house?

  5. What is a fascia and soffit?

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

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

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

  9. What’s the average lifespan of a roof?

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

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

  12. What’s the difference between an “architectural” and a regular shingle roof?

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

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

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

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

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

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

  19. Is a ridge board/beam required for a roof framed with rafters?

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

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

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

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

  24. What can I do to prevent roof leaks?                

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