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Roofing

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Greg DeBroux

on 30 October 2012

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Transcript of Roofing

Roofing By Yours Truly
Cort & Greg When should the roofing process
begin? The roofing process is started after the rough framing and the trusses are on. You should start it as soon as possible so the interior of the house is protected. Then you need to decide which type of roof you want, depending on the style and use of the structure What is an ice shield: It is a type of roof that will keep it from freezing and leak free. It is made out of rubberized asphalt mixture. What is tar paper: Tar paper is a heavy-duty paper used in construction. It is a waterproof material. One of the many types is an asphalt roof. It is usually used for more of a architectural house. It costs $50 to $150 dollars per square square = 100 square feet). They are very popular because it is easy to install and fairly inexpensive. Wood (typically wood cedar)
House style: ranch,cottage,bungalows
historical and contemporary
Cost: $100 to $165 per square
life span: 30 to 50 year shingles Slate:
house style: colonial,french and chateau
cost: $550 to $1000 per square
life span: 50 to 100 years Metal: (steel,aluminum,tile and copper)
house style: bungalow, ranch,cottage,contemporary
cost: starts at $100 per square but can run
up to $600 for coated steels and copper
life span: at least 50 years Clay and concrete tiles:
House style: ranch,Mediterranean,european,
mission, and some contemporary
cost: $300 to $600 per square
life spam: 50+ years Fiber cement:
House style: works with any architectural style
cost: $500 per square
life span: 20 to 30 year shingles What is a drip edge:
A drip edge is a piece of roof trim which
directs water into gutters. In some homes drip
edge is not needed because of the style of
the roof but in other homes it is needed. What are ridge vents:
A ridge vent is a vent installed at the top of a
sloped roof which allows warm air to escape the building. What are regular vents:
Regular vents are installed in the inside or the outside of a house. What are asphalt shingles:
There are two types of asphalt shingles. Organic shingles:
Organic shingles are usually
like paper covered in asphalt to
make it waterproof, then on top a coating of adhesive asphalt. Fiberglass shingles:
A fiberglass shingle has an outer layer made of
an asphalt composition, and the underneath
part of the shingle which is against the roof is made
of a fiberglass matter. What are architectural shingles:
These shingles are a high end of asphalt shingles due to their quality and nice textured look. Thank you for watching!
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