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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-13-2011, 02:22 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
My contractor said theres 2 problems. He said...

My contractor said theres 2 problems. He said metal studs is hard to nail too, and you would have to nail the step flash high; so he would not be able to put blocking up without taking the hardie...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-12-2011, 11:54 AM
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Posted By willingtolearn
I will present ideas to my contractor when he...

I will present ideas to my contractor when he shows up. He said the top half is the hard part. It's not hardie plank but 2 large sheets of hardie board and the brown trim piece. I will present these ...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-10-2011, 12:29 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
My contractor is going to send his roofer out...

My contractor is going to send his roofer out next week to take a look to see if step can be put over the L flashing. I had too other roofing companies come out to look at the job.
Both said they...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-07-2011, 01:16 AM
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Posted By willingtolearn
Yes thats correct. He left the siding in place,...

Yes thats correct. He left the siding in place, and on the right side there is a hole from the original roof, he covered it with tyvek. Above the new roof he just chalked a 3" line and cut a hole...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-06-2011, 06:52 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
Hey guys I'm assuming that where the original...

Hey guys I'm assuming that where the original roof was it had blocks. Also it's a 2 story house so I don't believe its accessable from the attic. What do you think about putting the step over the L...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-06-2011, 01:57 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
I talked to him today. He said the reason he did...

I talked to him today. He said the reason he did not use step is the tight space and also there is no blocking behind. He used the metal studs as blocking. He said the previous roof had blocking...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-05-2011, 09:22 AM
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Posted By willingtolearn
Joe caption your right. Also thats not counter...

Joe caption your right. Also thats not counter flashing, that IS the flashing. Thousands of these half to 1 million homes are made with no sheathing behind the hardie plank, hardie board.

Also...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-04-2011, 10:51 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
certainteed.

certainteed.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-04-2011, 07:15 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
I agree with all of you 100%. I'm just trying to...

I agree with all of you 100%. I'm just trying to figure out a solution. This contractor was highly recomended by a good friend of mine. Turns out this contractor knows people I know.(Thats what...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-03-2011, 01:55 AM
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Posted By willingtolearn
Yes the soffit has vent holes in everyone. ...

Yes the soffit has vent holes in everyone.
What will happen if they leave the track flashing? Should kickout flashing be used also? Also there is no sheathing behind the hardieplank, that is how...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-02-2011, 01:54 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
Here is some pics. Aside from the top piece looks...

Here is some pics. Aside from the top piece looks like he used 2 long pieces. On the right side its caulked with geocel as well as the left. I'm assuming the L flashing must be 6in.
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-02-2011, 12:18 AM
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Posted By willingtolearn
I will try to take pics tommorrow. Thanks

I will try to take pics tommorrow.

Thanks
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 12-01-2011, 02:38 PM
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Posted By willingtolearn
L flashing used on new roof ok?

I recently enlarged my existing covered patio. My contractor demoed my existing one. My new patio is 16 x 24. It has a gable roof. I noticed he did not use step flashing. He chalked a line 3in from...
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