Roofing / Discussions

How you vent a metal roof?

...roofing) Metal roofing. Any alternative method, and any that are preferable but more expensive, would probably start with adding new roof trusses then ins...

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

How do I stop a leak from my attic?

...roofing plywood 2) insulation stuffed to the soffit and touching the roofing plywood 3) 6-ish inches of paper covered fiberglass bats 4) no vapour barrier...

Posted by Markus Duess Feb. 11, 2019, 12:42 a.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 1 Responses

What is the best way to deal with a drop ceiling in a high humidity room?

...roofing. One suggestion was to put 1/2 inch plywood immediately above the tongue and groove ceiling boards and seal it as air barrier and possibly paint it to a...

Posted by steve Roberts Dec. 24, 2019, 8:01 p.m. Walls and ceilings - interior surfaces 1 Responses

How do you build a flat roof in Miami Florida?

I have about 1,800 sq. feet of roof here in Miami. 900 is well pitched and covered with barrel tile. The remaining 900 is more or less flat. this section was b...

Posted by Michael Langlois Aug. 4, 2019, 11:52 a.m. Roof coverings 0 Responses

how can I find diy green roof supplies in the Vancouver area?

Would like to put a green roof on our existing garage, its approx 70 years old. Where can we get materials to b iuld like to do it ourselves?

Posted by Rachel Riding April 13, 2020, 12:15 p.m. Roof coverings 0 Responses

Where can I get steel cladding like on your prefab house?

We are interested in the steel panel cladding on your Prefab house. Is it from a local supplier? Is there anyone who sells recycled metal cladding? Great q...

Posted by Flower Lunn March 1, 2020, 2:27 p.m. Walls and Roofs 2 Responses

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

I am building a new home in Naples Florida with a metal roof and open cell foam sprayed on underside of roof deck. I am considering a peal and stick membrane...

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

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

...roofing systems when installed properly. We would need more details in order to provide any specific advice in your case; are you considering leaving the meta...

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

What is the best option for building our next resilient home?

...roofing materials to protect against high winds, such as a professionally installed and well-fastened metal roof, or a living green roof . Asphalt shingles are ...

Posted by John Bae Aug. 27, 2019, 3:55 p.m. Efficient home design 1 Responses

Is There a Difference Between an Air Barrier and vapor barrier?

Hi, I have an open beam house (no attic access) built in 1962. I live in cold, dry Edmonton Alberta. My low slope roof doesn't leak, however about once a year ...

Posted by Sherri Mccormick Aug. 17, 2018, 3:24 p.m. Roof assemblies - renovation 3 Responses