How to Install Wood Shingles on a Roof

How to Install Wood Shingles on a Roof

How to Install Wood Shingles on a Roof Summary     – Step 1: Prepare the roof     – Step 2: Apply the first few courses of shingles     – Step 3: Apply the next layers A wood shingle roof can be suitable for all latitudes with the right choice of wood species. The species used […]

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Signs of Waterproofing Issues on Your Roof

Read This Before Waterproofing Your Roof

Read This Before Waterproofing Your Roof Contents – Objectives of roof waterproofing – Steps to take for roof waterproofing – Waterproofing sloping roofs with tiles or other discontinuous elements (slate, shingles) – A minimum slope to be respected – Tile fixing and snow loads – Waterproofing flat roofs – Singular points of roof waterproofing – […]

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How to Lay Roof Tiles

How to Lay Roof Tiles

How to Lay Roof Tiles Summary – Step 1: Prepare the tile installation site – Step 2: Lay the battens on the roof – Step 3: Lay the tiles on the roof – Step 4: Laying the edge tiles Laying tiles is not for everyone; this type of work requires being in good physical condition, […]

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How to DIY Your Roof

How to DIY Your Roof

How to DIY Your Roof   Re-roofing or renovating your roof yourself allows you to save money. But you still need to be sufficiently handy, not be afraid of heights and respect the safety rules. Re-roofing yourself: be well prepared Who can re-roof their roof by themselves? Re-roofing is a rather technical task requiring actual […]

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Type of Roofing

What Type of Roofing Should I Choose

What Type of Roofing Should I Choose   The roof covering is the work that finishes the top of a building. It covers the building, and its purpose is to protect it from bad weather. Depending on your tastes and your construction, you can choose between many different roof coverings. In any case, it must […]

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Insulate a Flat Roof

5 Steps to Insulate a Flat Roof

5 Steps to Insulate a Flat Roof Summary     – Focus on insulating a flat roof     – Step 1: Prepare the flat roof     – Step 2: Install the vapour barrier on the flat roof     – Step 3: Install the insulation boards on the flat roof     – Step 4: Waterproof the flat […]

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Shingles

3 Steps on How to Install Shingles

3 Steps on How to Install Shingles Summary – Step 1: Mark the installation lines on the roof – Step 2: Install the first shingles – Step 3: Install and nail the subsequent shingles Shingle, also known as “bitumen shingles”, is a roofing material made of a sheet of asphalt or bitumen felt reinforced with […]

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Eavestrough

How to Install Your Eavestrough

Summary     – Gutter installation: making the layout     – Gutter installation: different types of implementation     – Installing a gutter: assembly or floor and cutting Eavestrough installation is the last step in the installation of a gutter. When referring to the channel of the trough that runs along your roof, you can refer to […]

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Mansard Roof

What’s the Purpose of Roof Layout

What’s the Purpose of Roof Layout Roofing layout is an analysis and drawing tool that allows you to accurately determine the components, materials and number of modules needed to build a roof, a wall or a floor covering. It is also used in the field of decoration and design for the creation of patterns. The […]

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Roof Flashings

Roof Care | Installing Roof Flashing

Contents – Role and composition of roof flashing – Installing a roof flashing – Purchase of roof flashings Roof flashing is used to ensure water tightness at the connection between the roof and the various elements that protrude from it (acroterion wall, chimney, etc.). The term refers to both the entire device and the object […]

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