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How do I vent shingle roof with no attic with valley thats gets ice dams?

How do I vent shingle roof with no attic with valley thats gets ice dams? Venting and ice dams are mostly unrelated issues. Ice dams form because the eaves on your roof are over less-heated (outside) ...
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How do I vent shingle roof with no attic with valley thats gets ice dams?

Tell your roofer to install Water shield and ice dam underlayment under the shingles. At least in the valleys and 6 feet up the roof. ( Preferred the whole roof.) Then if you do get an ice dam the ...
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Does metal roofing need to extend past the drip edge?

Yes, at least 1" is what I would recommend. It could be less, but the idea is so that wind driven weather will not push the snow/rain so readily between the roofing and the drip edge. You should ...
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Can I use a simple rain diverter to direct water into the gutter?

A metal sheet curved or bent to shape can be used to promote the flow away from the wall and into the gutter. It seems that there the remains of some metal bits under the tile in the corner - perhaps ...
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How do you balance and transport a container of concrete on a ridged roof?

I would cobble a cradle together out of some framing. It can be scraps, since none of the parts need to be of any great length. It will hook over the peak and rest on one side of the roof. If you do ...
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How do you balance and transport a container of concrete on a ridged roof?

Build youself a small bench similar to the picture that can sit across the ridge and provide a flat space to hold your bucket. Obviously you would need to adjust the dimensions and angles to work with ...
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