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Concrete cannot be the top layer of any roof. Most likely you have just a concrete slab and not roof system (with layers of insulation).What you should do is to cover concrete with metal sheet for example. What is extremely important is that this metal sheet isn't horizontal; it must be under slope. Now if you want to get it done properly you should put some ...


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Should you do this, when you replace your roof, put the rubber sheet material under the shingles. It is specifically designed to help prevent the ice dam issue. The snow is a great insulator, so it would do its best to hold the heat inside of your attic space. Just mocking your attempts to melt it. And the electric bills from the heaters would likely give ...


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I just re-roofed. Selected Owens Corning Tru Definition Duration with the SureNail nailing strip and could not be HAPPIER. Spell that H A P P I E R ! Twenty years ago, our roof was done with 3-tab shingles that were stapled on. I have been fighting blowing off shingles ever since. The brand twenty years ago was Owens Corning. The 3 tab was great. The ...


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Very unlikely. what would happen is that the snow or ice on the roof would melt somewhat, flow down to the edge of the roof where the attic ends, and refreeze, forming large ice dams. The ice and snow would continue to melt, backing up liquid water against the roof and evenutually finding its way under the shingles and through the sheathing into your home ...


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Don't repeat the mistakes of the past - go with EDPM (one big rubber sheet that covers the whole area) or acrylic (a thick, paint-like coating, reinforcing fabric, more coating), not shingles. The other workable but somewhat out there option would be standing seam or soldered seam metal. Acrylic can be done in colors. EDPM is generally white or black, ...


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The minimum is typically 2/12 pitch for asphalt shingles, although for low pitch roofs (4/12 or less) there may be a different installation specification depending on the manufacturer. Just make sure you follow the recommended install procedure to maintain warranty coverage (and pick a manufacturer that will be around long enough to honor it). In any case, ...



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