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  1. J

    New house, new roof

    my opinion is you should definitely tear it off and redo it. you could go right over the top again, but depending on what you have up there (shingles, tar/gravel, rubber) and what kind of roof it is (flat, pitched, etc.). if you keep going over it, you'll end up with so much more weight and...
  2. J

    Risks buying used hardware

    check to see if there's enough for what you want to do with it, then see if the condition is ok - which kind of nails they used and if the holes are bearable. also check to see if the boards have warped from a water leak and/or poor storage not keeping them flat. of course, it's probably not...
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