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Editor's Notepad

Editor's Notepad


After the Hurricane: How to Repair the Damage to Siding, Windows, and Roofing

comments (1) November 2nd, 2012 in Blogs
DanMorrison DanMorrison, Member



Our thoughts go out to all of the families working hard to put their homes and lives back together in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. We hope you find something in this collection of articles and videos that can help you repair or rebuild.

We focus here on roofs, siding, and windows, as that is where much of the damage will be.

If you don't find what you need, or if you have any specific questions about repairing or rebuilding your home, please visit our forums on FineHomebuilding.com and GreenBuildingAdvisor.com.

If you have a story about how you're recovering from the storm, feel free to share it in the comments below. If you have suggestions on repairing storm damage, please comment below.

 

REPAIRING WINDOWS AND SIDING:


 

picture of window sill pan flashing How to Install Full-Frame Windows in a Brick Wall (5-part video series)

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/video/series-install-full-frame-replacement-window-brick-wall.aspx

 

 

picture of window sill pan flashing Construction-Detail Drawings for Leak-Free Windows (FREE article download)

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/downloads/integrity-construction-detail-drawings-pdf-download

 

 

 

picture of man repairing vinyl siding Repairing Damaged Siding (see video player above):

 

 

 

picture of magazine article Making Common Siding Repairs (magazine article):

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/pages/Making-Common-Siding-Repairs.asp

 

 

 

picture of man repairing house wrap

Tape Housewrap Seams to Keep Water and Air Out (video)

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/12985/building-skills-tape-housewrap-seams-to-keep-water-and-air-out

 

 

 

 

REPAIRING ROOFING


picture of flashing boot for roof pipe

 

How to repair a flashing boot in a roof:

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/item/13604/how-to-repair-a-roof-flashing-boot-in-a-flash

 

 

picture of magazine article

A Durable Roof-Valley Repair

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/articles/durable-roof-valley-repair.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

picture of man repairing roof valley

Preparing the Valley of a Roof for Shingling

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/video/preparing-roof-valley-for-sheathing.aspx

 

picture of nailing pattern for roof shinglesNailing roof shingles in high-wind zones

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/qa/nailing-roof-shingles-in-high-wind-zones.aspx?nterms=63046,61632

 

 

 

picture of magazine article10 Roof Goofs, and how to fix them

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/articles/10-roof-goofs-how-to-fix-them.aspx

 

 

 

picture of magazine articleWill Your Next Asphalt Roof Last a Lifetime?

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/tool-guide/articles/will-your-next-asphalt-roof-last-a-lifetime.aspx?ac=ts&ra=fp

 

 

picture of man installing step flashingInstalling Step Flashing

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/departments/building-skills/installing-step-and-corner-flashing-on-a-roof.aspx

 

picture of man soldering roof flashing

How to Solder Copper Flashing (video)

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/video/build-like-a-pro-how-to-solder-copper-cap-window-flashing.aspx

 

picture of man making step flashingHow to Make Step Flashing (FAST!) With a Plywood Brake (video)

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/video/plywood-sheet-metal-brake.aspx

 

 

picture of man making step flashingHow to Use a Sheet Metal Brake to Bend Flashing (video)

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/video/using-a-sheet-brake-to-bend-and-cut-metal-for-flashing.aspx

 

Emergency Flat Roof Repair:

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/tips/emergency-flat-roof-repair.aspx

 

How to Estimate Materials for Roofing Projects

http://www.finehomebuilding.com/how-to/articles/estimating-shingles-for-roofing-projects.aspx

 


 

You can also search the full collection of how-to articles from Fine Homebuilding Magazine if you don't find what you need here. Many of the articles are available for free, but some are only available to online subscribers.



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