Walking on roof pitches

Roof pitches that can be walked Roof pitches you can walk on Do not attempt to walk on these roofs on any pitch ! Moss on a roof that is wet from dew or recent rain. Frost, snow or ice on the roof What roof pitch that can be walked …

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Make roofing counter flashings

How to make roofing counter flashings Make self gripping counter flashings with this sheet metal lip bender Cut the stucco or brick at a 3/4″ depth using a abrasive or diamond blade. Bricks can also be cut at the mortar joints. Bending the sheet metal Step 1 Bend a 90° …

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Building a roofing reputation

Build your roofing reputation After building a roofing reputation for my company where I did work for the same contractors for years and having re-roof customers waiting 14 weeks for a new roof I am giving some advice. The average person knows approximately 250 people. Every time you meet someone …

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Crooked roofing contractors

Using RoofCalcWriter Roof Bidding Software Crooked Roofing Contractors (Be Wary !) I am writing this to make home owners aware of some underhanded methods a roofing contractor can use to cheat you out of money.   After I stopped contracting I ran into a roofer that had just received his …

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RoofClacWriter upgrade policy

Upgrade Policy effective 01-01-2017 We have 2 types of software upgrades. 1. Minor Upgrade 2. Major Upgrades Minor Upgrades Consist of improvements we make to our software to do some or all of the following: Install new features to make the software do more. Fix minor bugs Optimize software to …

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How to walk on a tile roof

Walking on a Tile Roof How to walk on a concrete tile roof and minimize breakage A concrete tile roof is one of the best long lasting roofs you can have. A minor disadvantage over other types of roofs is the tiles can break when walked on. Before attempting to …

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How to install a dormer vent

How to install a dormer vent on a comp shingle roof Step 1 Drive a large nail from your attic to mark the location of your dormer vent. Step 2 Mark your roof using the dormer vent and nail as a guide Cut out the shingles with a roofing knife …

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