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Shingles have the advantages that one would associate with a well understood conventional technology, those implicit in a large tradebase of competent installers and those that come with a long history of successful installations on residential and commercial structures. Elastomeric roof coatings have all the advantages that come from lacking these ...


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If you are not attached to cedar shingles then I would say use a metal roof. If your metal overlaps both pieces enough then you can get a pretty water tight seem just due to the overlap of the metal. Though taking it apart too much will bend the metal. I suppose if you attached all your shingles to plywood that hangs over in a similar fashion you might get ...


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If the two halves of the shed are built to be structurally sound while separate, then there is no reason that each roof can't be built slightly asymmetrically so that one overlaps a portion of the other to provide weatherproof protection, like this: Some tweaking of the interface would be needed to make it practical and convenient, but the basic idea ...


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Providing the constructed building was properly insulated to code and spec, adding environmental impact, nothing beats a ladder and shovel to clear snow. Cleared gutters and eavestroughing after the leaves drop every fall and if ice damming does occur, purchase de,ice pucks from a hardware and supply center. Most chains carry it. Simply toss a puck every ...


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The real question is not "Is it OK?" The real question is "Should this be fixed?" Or perhaps "Will this fall down?" Or maybe even "Should this have been done differently?" Any answer you get will answer one of those questions. "Is it OK?" is really asking "Is this something I can live with?" which is a question you have to ask yourself. Will this fall ...


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Proper drainage depends on a constant gradient. These flexible pipes don't provide that. Those concentric corrugations and the flexibility that allows them to follow ground contour with a portion of the length dropping into a depression or having to go over an obstruction leaves a pool of water that freezes. Elbows and rigid downspout stock to get the ...



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