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January 7, 2016
HHRC Heavy Hip Ridge Connector
November 11, 2015
Join Project House host Justin Fink for a behind the scenes look at how the articles you see in Fine Homebuilding are developed and photographed on the job site.
Focus your efforts on the pattern rafter, and the rest of the roof falls into place easily
Asphalt shingles often don’t bend tight enough to sit flat in the center of a roof valley, which leaves an unsupported hollow between the shingles and the roof sheathing. This…
July 11, 2015
Q: I recently had the underside of my roof deck insulated with closed-cell polyurethane foam. In order to meet code here in northern Canada, the crew needed to install 4 in.…
March 12, 2012
They say knowing is half the battle so arm yourself with these How it Works articles and be prepared to tackle any job.
January 19, 2012
The roofs on most new houses in the United States are built with trusses. In this "How It Works" column, structural engineer Rob Munach explains how trusses carry their loads…
Speed productions with trusses made for hips and valleys
January 4, 2012
A pro roofing contractor demonstrates how to keep a job site clean, remove worn-out roofing, and replace damaged board sheathing before installing a new roof
November 10, 2011
There's no denying that an octagonal turret roof is a challenging project. For builder Rick Arnold, taking a little time to understand the framing was all he needed to get…
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