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Posted in thread: Moss on asphalt shingle roof on 08-31-2014 at 02:51 PM
Bleach will dry out the shingles and shorten the life dramatically. A roof works best when
water flows downward and if any debris is on your roof that re-directs water sideways (leaves,
pine needles, ...
Posted in thread: What do you think about skylights? on 08-31-2014 at 02:46 PM
I would personally make the mount out of 2x4's so that when you flash it you can beat the 4x6"
flashing over the top of the mount and then place the lid over the top. The one shown at the
top is just ...
Posted in thread: Skylight leaking on 08-31-2014 at 02:35 PM
Tear it out and do it again. Roofing cement works long enough for the roofer to change his
phone number. The flashing on the face has to be lapped over and the sides need to be
step-flashed. Some skyl...
Posted in thread: Possible asbestos floor tiles lifting and more. Still non-friable. Repair advice? on 08-31-2014 at 02:24 PM
If they are the 8" Black and White squares they are the same ones in my old house which was
built in the 50's. As long as they are not broken they are fine but if they are damaged they
need to be care...
Posted in thread: My brother did a reroof w/out permitting??? What now... on 07-29-2014 at 03:29 PM
Don't do anything. Its the homeowners responsibility for trying to hire an unlicensed roofer
and save a couple bucks. As a contractor myself I hope it blows off in a storm. You are suppose
to nail the...