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DEAR TIM: I have an unusual narrow roof valley against a dormer where snow builds up, turns to ice and then leaks into my house. The shingles look fine, so I’m wondering if the water is coming in through some wood siding that forms one side of this roof canyon. That’s what I call it. […]

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In this 3rd of 5 videos, Tim Carter shares the Davinci Roofscapes Single-Width Slate system in this video. He also shows just a few of the 50 different colors the synthetic slate comes in. Davinci Roofscapes is a roofing product that will not fail like asphalt shingles. Asphalt shingles, for the most part, have become […]

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DEAR TIM: My relatives want to repair failing decorative iron columns and short stubby brick pillars that are part of a front porch on a home that's about 100 years old. A giant section of the house overhangs the front porch and I'm certain the decorative ironwork is helping to hold up the second story. […]

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Tim Carter demonstrates how to create and install a complex roof fascia flashing. This flashing incorporates a time-tested hemmed edge - a flashing feature that's fast becoming legendary.

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DEAR TIM: Money is pretty tight and I need a new roof. I've watched a few videos on YouTube and believe I can handle the job. My old shingles need to come off and I'm working alone. How do I ensure no water will leak into my home since I can't get all the shingles […]

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Patricia Whitworth has a few leaking skylights in her Hernando, FL home. Here's what she sent to me. I assume since she's so brief she's running around looking for a mop and bucket: "Skylights leak. How can we permanently remove them?  How to cover up hole in inside ceiling?" Here's my suggestion: Patricia, are you sure […]

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