Plywood Osb helper tool

Carpenters-Roofers OSB-Plywood Shingle Tool This tool will help you install OSB or plywood and comp shingles. ValleysEliminates the need to measure valleys to get the proper angle. Simply set the tool in the valley turn the arms to the angle of your valley and tighten. Use this angle to mark your next sheet of OSB or plywood. Get a perfect cut every time.EavesOne man can easily install the bottom row of OSB or plywood at the eaves. Tack it to an existing sheet at the eaves leaving a few inches of the slide arm extending out. Slide you next sheet against it and it will hold that end. Never fight the sheets at the eave again.Cut Shingle PatternsThis tool is marked every ...

Measure a roof from the ground

Take the following steps to measure your roof from the ground:Determine your roof pitch ( See roofpitch) if you need help. Make a outline of your roof on paper. Go all the way around your house and fill in your outline with your measurements making sure to account for overhang. Section off your roof and write your calculations down as shown below (Dotted Lines). Hips and top ridge: Visually count how many ridge pieces are on your roof. Multiply the pieces by inches based on exposure, then divide by feet. eg: Exposure comp shingles 5.5", shake 10", tile 13.5"-14". You may want to measure a couple to be sure.Binoculars can be helpful on high roofs.Rakes and Valleys: Visually count ...