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DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-31-2014, 01:51 PM
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Posted By BigDawg72
Bleach will dry out the shingles and shorten the...

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,...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-31-2014, 01:46 PM
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Posted By BigDawg72
I would personally make the mount out of 2x4's so...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 08-31-2014, 01:35 PM
Replies: 9
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Posted By BigDawg72
Tear it out and do it again. Roofing cement works...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Flooring 08-31-2014, 01:24 PM
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Posted By BigDawg72
If they are the 8" Black and White squares they...

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...
DIY Home Repair Forum: Roofing and Siding 07-29-2014, 02:29 PM
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Posted By BigDawg72
Don't do anything. Its the homeowners...

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...
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