Keep Your Roof From Leaking and Surviving Natural Damages

John Vivian tells readers how to keep your roof from leaking and ways to survive damages to your roof caused by nature.



Anatomy of a modern roof
Anatomy of a modern roof.
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Anatomy of a modern roof 2
Anatomy of a modern roof 2.
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DRIP! DRIP! DRIP!
Use slate nails when working with slate
Use slate nails when working with slate.
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Wreaking bar and slate hook tools
Wrecking bar and slate hook tools.
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Nailing 3-tab shingles
Nailing 3-tab shingles.
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Collar tie
Collar tie.
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Roofer's (shingler's) hatchet
For pulling nails and cutting and removing shingles, a roofer's (shingler's) hatchet is a must.
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Make your own hurricane straps
Make your own hurricane straps.
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Flashing a chimney
Flashing a chimney.
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Roofers use a flat-edged shovel or nursery spade
For pulling nails and cutting and removing shingles, a roofer's (shingler's) should use a flat-edged shovel or nursery spade.
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