Roof covering / Discussions

Doing an addition, what type of roof is the best to use?

...roof covering , but that depends on a few things - Where are you are located (Climate zone or nearest city), also let us know how steep your roof pitch is, how ...

Posted by Babak K July 17, 2020, 2:03 a.m. Roof coverings 1 Responses

Can I put a breathable peel and stick weather (air) barrier on the inside walls and ceiling?

Here is my problem: I have polyurethane spray foam inside the assembly cavity of my walls and unvented flat roof ceiling. It's impossible to air seal all the j...

Posted by Anomika Singhn Oct. 1, 2018, 9:56 p.m. Air and vapour barriers 1 Responses

is a double vapor barrier on a South Florida roof bad?

...roof and open cell foam sprayed on underside of roof deck. I am considering a peal and stick membrane under roof panels but have been advised I would be creat...

Posted by Arthur Moore April 6, 2020, 12:57 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 0 Responses

Where can I find supplies for a green roof?

...roof? You make it look quite easy. DO I really need to hire a roofing contractor or it truly can be DIY? Thanks :) nadia In Principle, building a green roof...

Posted by Nadia Naderi Oct. 8, 2020, 6:38 p.m. Roof coverings 1 Responses

Should I replace my skylights with solar tubes?

...roof covering solution, but at least you won’t have to deal with the problem anymore. In that situation, I’d get a contractor to estimate what that job would co...

Posted by Elizabeth Brown Nov. 30, 2018, 9:32 p.m. Windows and doors 1 Responses

How to reduce the rain noise from a metal roof?

...roof to get the best quality? Thanks Is this a new or home or existing and you’re just replacing the roof covering? If you insulate properly against heat lo...

Posted by Igal H Nov. 24, 2020, 4:57 p.m. Insulation and soundproofing 1 Responses

What considerations should be made when installing a green roof on a metal building?

...roof on a 'metal' building, you are referring to the current roof covering, correct? We do have a DIY green roof installation video , the first steps of this ...

Posted by Nina Flores Feb. 16, 2020, 4:57 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

Need roof repairs, insulation and new tin, are there grants available?

...roof could possibly apply, I don’t think you’ll find much for replacing the roof covering. So my recommendation would be to first do a web search for incentives...

Posted by Ghislaine Morin Aug. 27, 2020, 12:03 p.m. Grants and incentives 1 Responses

Is the ZIP sheathing system good or bad for water control?

...roofs, with an OSB base and WRB (weather resistive membrane), which is basically a mesh that is attached to an OSB sheathing panel with a paint applied. So it i...

Posted by Trevor Prinz Nov. 26, 2019, 4:03 p.m. Walls and Roofs 5 Responses

How you vent a metal roof?

...roof ( 4/12 pitch ), in sequence from start to finish: strip entire roof down to deck; cover 2x6' pine roof deck with either an air barrier or vapor...

Posted by Kim jarrett July 12, 2019, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 3 Responses

What type of insulation under an outdoor deck frame with 2x8s?

...roof. The roof is made of pine, war paper and sheet metal panels. I wont isolate the roof. This is for occasional use and I have a Carbon Infrared heater. I a...

Posted by Eric Dalpe Sept. 15, 2020, 9:13 a.m. Wall assemblies - renovation 4 Responses