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Crooked roofing contractors

Crook Roofing Contractors 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 …

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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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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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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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Roof Calculator Writer policy

Upgrade Roof Calculator Policy effective 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 …

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Popular Roof Terminology

Common roof terminology for Composition shingles, Wood shakes, Metal roofs, Built-up roofing, and General roofing  Architectural Shingles – See laminated shingles. Base sheet: An impregnated, saturated, or coated felt placed as the first ply in some low-slope roof systems. Batten: (1) cap or cover; (2) in a metal roof, a metal closure set …

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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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Roof Calculator software context sensitive help

Using Roof Calculator Writer 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. …

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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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