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

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

  6. The inspector says that a missing kickout flashing caused water damage inside the wall. What’s “kickout flashing”?

  7. Why do roof edges start leaking?

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

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

  10. I saw some staining in the ceiling. Do you think the roof is okay?

  11. What should I look for when buying a “flipper” house?

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

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

  14. What are the questions a home inspector won’t answer?

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

  16. Why is creosote buildup in a chimney dangerous?

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

  19. What are “shiners” and why did they make me lose my insurance discount?

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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