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Roof dormers can add to the look of your house. But installing dormers might not be a DIY project. Roof dormer construction requires various skills - carpentry and roofing - are just two of them.

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Metal flashings are an important part of roofing. The roof flashings keep rain from running down behind your siding and causing water damage to your home. These transitional materials must be installed properly to protect your home.

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Tim Carter shows how ice dams form and explains how to stop the damage they cause. He also shows a second roof on the same house with no ice dam and explains the mystery of no ice and ice dam solutions.

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Can a chimney repair be done during cold temperatures? Masonry chimney repair is dicey during cold weather. Cold weather will affect the curing of the mortar. If it must be done, store bags of mortar mix or Portland cement inside for a day to get them to room temperature.

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An ice and water shield is a great roofing product to create leak-free roofs. This ice & water shield is applied as an underlayment prior to putting the shingles on the roof. This ice shield seals nail holes better then regular tar paper roofing materials.

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Asphalt shingles not only protect your house from leaks, they add style and color to your house’s appearance. Proper asphalt shingle installation is required to have years of worry-free protection. Follow the manufacturer’s instructions when installing your asphalt shingle roofing.

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