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Adequate Roof Venting Q & A: Adequate Roof Venting

All About Ice Dams
All About Ice Dams

It’s that dreaded time of year again when our worst insulation and air-sealing fears materialize as ice dams on our roofs. Learn how to prevent them.

Air-Sealing SIP Seams
Air-Sealing SIP Seams

A New Roof Over the Old OneOnline Membership Required

Cap a swaybacked roof with a layer of new rafters and foam

Slap-cap staplerOnline Membership Required

Stinger CH38 cap hammer

Roof sheathing: silver side down

Radiant-barrier sheathing

Q & A: Roof venting

Q & A: Does a roof always need to be vented?

Q & A: Ridge vent without soffit vent

Designing Roofs for Snow CountryOnline Membership Required

The right roof slope, materials and venting will lengthen the life of the roof and the structure under it

Q & A: Preventing ice dams in valleys

Q & A: Venting a shed roof

Preventing Ice DamsOnline Membership Required

Proper insulation and roof ventilation can stop ice dams from forming, prevent damage and lower energy bills

Q & A: Venting a metal roof for a hot climate

Framing a Cold RoofOnline Membership Required

Preventing roof leaks caused by ice damming

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