Roof Waterproofing & Winterizing

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Safely Remove Snow From Your Roof

Say so long to snowy roofs with these handy hacks.

What Causes Ice Dams?

Your warm house can melt the snow closest to the roof.

How to Improve Your House's Downspout Drainage System

This system is key to preventing foundation damage.

Does Your Roof Need Kickout Flashing?

Flashing is a material that roofers use over joints in the roof.

Unusual Things That Melt Snow

When you don't want to shovel, try these alternatives.

Make Ice Melt: Products You Can Use

Did you know about these ice melting options?

How to Cut Metal Flashing

Metal flashing has a number of different functions.

How to Install Roof Flashing where 2 Roof Valleys Meet

You have to install roof flashing for a leak-free roof.

How to Install Roof Heating Cables

Heating cables help prevent damage from ice damming.

How to Waterproof a Flat Roof Deck

A flat roof deck is a wonderful area in your home.

Tips for Installing Chimney Flashing on a Metal Roof

Installing chimney flashing on a metal roof is laborious.

What are Typical Costs for Snow Guards?

Snow guards offer quality protection if properly installed.

Installing Gutter Guards

Installing gutter guards can prevent problems.

Metal Roof Flashing: Install a Plumbing Vent

Metal flashing is easy to work with.

Why Bury a Downspout?

It's aesthetically cleaner and can improve home safety to bury your downspouts.

4 Alternatives to Downspouts

If you have lost patience with your battered, bent gutter downspout popping loose from the gutters during a rainstorm.

How to Paint Vinyl Gutters

Vinyl gutters tend to become extremely dirty and lose their coloring over a period of time.

Ice Damming a Result of Excessive Attic Heat

If your home has a steep sloped roof, and is more than 20 years old, there is a 98 percent probability

Counterflashing

Counterflashing helps keep moisture away from your chimney and other pipes. They protect the rest of

How to Install Step Flashing

Flashing installation is not as complicated as it sounds. The right tools and guide should be able to

How to Replace the Brackets on a Copper Downspout

Downspout brackets are used to secure the downspout to the side of the house. The downspout is the part

Pro and Con: Lead Roof Flashing

Lead roof flashing has many advantages and disadvantages when it comes to sealing a roof against leaks.

How to Unclog a Gutter Downspout

If your gutter downspout has recently incurred a clog, you may be curious about how to remove it.

Install Metal Flashing On a Roof Valley

Installing metal flashing for your roof project is a challenging but essential step to take to ensure the new roof is as weatherproof and strong as possible

How to Waterproof a Concrete Roof

Concrete rooftops are common on commercial buildings.

How to Install Drip Edge Flashing

Help prevent water damage all the way from the roof to the foundation.

How to Install a Rain Gutter

Everything you need to install your own rain gutter and protect your home from water damage.

How to Cut an Aluminum Gutter

Correctly cutting an aluminum gutter is one of the most important steps before installing it. Check out these easy steps to do it right.

How to Attach Roof Flashing to Masonry Walls

When you are building something that has masonry walls and wants to put a roof in it, then you will need to install the flashing over the brick.

How to Install a Chimney Roof Flashing

Chimney flashing prevents water from seeping under the roof.

How to Bend Metal Flashing

The type of metal flashing you are using, will determine the exact process for bending the metal.

Installing Porch Roof Flashing To Prevent Leaking

If you have problems with your porch roof leaking, it is often due to poorly installed flashing or a lack of flashing altogether. This expert guide will show you how to do it yourself.

How to Install Kickout Flashing

Roof flashing is used to protect your roof.

How to Install Round Downspouts

During heavy rains, water can accumulate outside your house.

Different Types of Gutter Guards Explained

Gutter guards prevent the accumulation of blockage.

Disadvantages of Having Aluminum Gutters

Look at the disadvantages before committing.

How to Make a Roof Snow Rake

Make your own roof snow rake with these quick and easy instructions.

Preventing Ice Dam Damage

Is your roof protected from the devastating effects of an ice dam? Better make sure.

Ice Dam Removal and Prevention

Ice dams form when snow on roofs melts and refreezes unevenly.

Basic Roof Vent Flashing Installation Tips

Don't let the solution be worse than the problem-repair leaky vents the right way.

How to Shovel Snow off the Roof

If you live in a part of the country that gets a lot of annual snow, you have probably had to shovel

How to Make Your Own Snow Guards

Installing snow guards is very beneficial if you live in an area with frequent snow fall. These provide

Installing Snow Guards Safely

When installed safely on a steep roof, snow guards can prevent serious harm to your home from roof leaks

Ice Melting: Driveway and Road Dangers

Ice melting presents a potential hazard for driving in driveways and on the road. When temperatures drop,

Ice Melting: How Icicles Form

Snowfall during the winter months can create many beautiful wintery scenes, as well as problematic situations