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What are the advantages and disadvantages of elastomeric coatings versus shingles?

I'm ready to reroof my house and want to consider an elastomeric coating rather than replacing the existing shingles. I'd use a local contractor either way
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How to lay of underlayment for a cedar shingle roof

I am planning on re-rroofing a tool shed with cedar shingles. I always thought it would be a simple job of laying the #15 underlayment (tar paper) over the sheathing (or 1 x 3s) in overlapping layers ...
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What (animal?) made a 0.75" diameter hole through my asphalt shingles?

Something made a tidy 3/4" diameter hole through my 8-year old 3-tab composite roof shingles. (~45 deg pitch, if it matters) I suspect it was a woodpecker (they used to go at the side of the house, ...
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Can Rhino lining be used for a residential roof?

Is Rhino® lining a viable option for a residential roof? I know for many people it is cost prohibitive, are there any regulations concerning polyurethane coatings on a roof? Has this been done before? ...
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Should I expect color match when roofing shingles are replaced?

I'm days away from closing on selling my house. As part of the sale, I agreed to have the roof shored up. I had a roofer come out and make an estimate. I accepted the estimate, and eventually they ...
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rotting a roof without proper venting

I'm considering buying a shed and making a small cabin out of it but i have a concern about the roof. I can have a choise of shingle or metal roof. On conventional houses air is vented from the lower ...
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How do I reattach a small roof over our back door, that has pulled away from the house?

We have an older home (built around 1900). Over the back door, there is a small triangular roof covering the entrance. There are no posts, just this little roof. It is pulling away from the house and ...
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roof planking damp

I went into the attic today to check for leaks. In Chicago area this week we have had extremely cold and snowy weather and now rain. I had the roof replaced 3 1/2 years ago down to planking. I now ...