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Doghouse Dormers: Framing from the Ground Up Doghouse Dormers: Framing from the Ground Up Online Membership Required

Assembling parts on the ground and cutting the roof at the last minute provide a low-stress route to a high-value project

Q & A: Tying a new roof into an old one

Rolling Roof Trusses

Factory-made trusses save time and give you a roof engineered for strength and stability

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

Installing a Rubber RoofOnline Membership Required

Forget the mess of roll roofing -- for flat or low-slope roofs, EPDM membranes are the way to go

Roof FlashingOnline Membership Required

Installation details can make the difference between a trouble-free roof and an expensive callback

Adding a Second StoryOnline Membership Required

You can save time and avoid weather worries by building the new roof before tearing off the old one

Building Hip and Valley Roofs With Trusses
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Building Hip and Valley Roofs With TrussesOnline Membership Required

Keep the numbered trusses in order, and entire hip sections can be assembled on the ground and lifted as single units

Roofing With SlateOnline Membership Required

With the right fasteners and flashings, you'll get a roof that can last a hundred years

Aligning Eaves on Irregularly Pitched RoofsOnline Membership Required

Making soffits and fascias line up when intersecting roof pitches aren't the same

Framing for SkylightsOnline Membership Required

The trick is in laying out and building the splayed walls of the lightwell

Laying Out Three-Tab Shingles

Spend a little time measuring and striking lines, and the rest is fairly easy

Tearing Off Old RoofingOnline Membership Required

The best reroofing jobs start with a clean roof deck

Valley Framing for Unequally Pitched RoofsOnline Membership Required

An empirical method that works

Raising an EyebrowOnline Membership Required

Two methods used to frame wave-like dormers

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