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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 roofing contractors license. He asked me if i would help him …

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 walk a tile roof be sure to have a few …

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 using your marks as a guide. See step 5 (Leave …

RoofCalcwriter software context sensitive help

Using RoofCalcWriter Roof Bidding Software Context Sensitive Help We have made our roof estimating software very easy to understand and use. We do not feel you will need help, but if you do all of our roof estimating software comes with a fully illustrated and detailed help file. To not have to search thru a lot of non-related topics we …

How roofing squares are totaled

How RoofCalcWriter Totals Roofing Squares A square is always 100 square feet. Total squares applies to Per square pricing mode. Total squares are calculated like this: Roof Area squares + Ridge squares + Starter squares = Total Squares Ridge squares are calculated like this: Each bundle of ridge is .33.33 square feet or 1/3 of a square. (The 3 you …

Using roof templates

Using Roof Templates We have provided a few templates for example. You can rename, edit or delete these templates. Using templates allows you to make pre-determined roofing material types with different material quantity needs.   We have provided a few templates for example. You can rename, edit or delete these templates. Using templates allows you to make pre-determined roofing material …