May 16, 2018
The code (IRC) lists two options for an Ice Barrier and others may be acceptable too.
The IRC has a table that lists whether or not an ice barrier is required. But not all roofing requires an ice barrier, even in ice dam territory.
Three feet probably won't meet the code.
May 11, 2018
Use a better plumbing vent pipe boot flashing to last the lifetime of a new roof.
May 8, 2018
Back up roof vent boots with flashing, counterflashing, and proper shingling to prevent leaks.
If ordinary boot flashings are not durable, shouldn't we use better designed and manufactured ones?
April 19, 2018
Use flashing tape and additional underlayment to backstop your flashing boot.
April 17, 2018
This remodel saves parental sanity by exiling the kid to the roof!
January 30, 2018
The other side of the gate: how two architectural styles can work together.
November 13, 2017
Factory-made panels and flashing go together without specialty tools or subcontractors.
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