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What Is Modified Bitumen Roofing?

Many people are using modified bitumen roofing for their homes, especially those who have slow-slope and flat roofs. This roofing material is considered to be one of the most reliable and popular because it is versatile, affordable, low maintenance, and long-lasting. But what is modified …

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The 10 Best Underlayments for Roof Shingles

Whether you are putting up a roof on a new house or re-shingling an old one, you need to take into account which underlayment is best for you to use. Building a roof is a big project that takes a long time, and you will …

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Brick Veneer vs. Stone Veneer: How to Make the Choice

When it comes to figuring out whether you should opt for a brick veneer or stone veneer, you face a challenging decision. Both brick and stone offer a timeless, long-lasting appearance and have been known to keep their beauty and structural integrity for hundreds of …

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Drainwrap Versus Housewrap: Which Is Better?

How do you stop water from getting into your house and, at the same time, get rid of any moisture that got in? Use a drainwrap or a housewrap. But the challenge is to determine which product is appropriate for your home. Housewraps are great …

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This is Why Brick Walls Have Weep Holes

If you’ve ever wandered by a brick home or building and wondered what unlucky builder forgot to fill some holes in the wall, you’re certainly not the first! However, those tiny holes, called weep holes, were intentionally placed and serve a very important purpose. If …

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Can You Put Shingles Over Stucco?

Stucco is a durable and versatile material. However, its surface can crack if the structure’s foundation settles, and other blemishes can appear over time. Many homeowners opt for covering stucco with shingles as a more permanent fix. Installing shingles over stucco can be a cost-effective …

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Does Drip Edge Go Over Or Under Felt Paper?

While doing any roof work, it’s important that everything is layered so water drains off properly. The placement of the drip edge is critical to help prevent rotting due to water damage. Where do you install drip edge in relation to the underfelt paper? If …

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Is a Drip Edge a Code Requirement?

A roof drip edge is one of those small details that many people overlook. But minor as it may seem, the drip edge is an important part of keeping a building in good shape – and avoiding costly repairs in the future. Drip edges have …