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How To: Find a Roof Leak Roofing & Siding

How To: Find a Roof Leak

To fix the problem, you first must be able to find a roof leak, and that's not always easy. Try these strategies for pinpointing the culprit in fair weather or foul.

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How Much Snow Can a Roof Hold? Roofing & Siding

How Much Snow Can a Roof Hold?

If your neighborhood is lying under a thick blanket of snow, you may be wondering, "How much snow can a roof hold?" That's not an easy question to answer.

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5 Types of Rain Gutters to Consider for Your Home Roofing & Siding

5 Types of Rain Gutters to Consider for Your Home

Rain gutters, which run along the base of a roof, do more than keep downpours from drenching people as they come and go. By channeling water out and away from your home's foundation, rain gutters reduce the risks of a flooded basement or damaged siding and minimize erosion and harm to your landscaping. What's more, folks…

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4 Tips for Repairing a Leaky Roof Roofing & Siding

4 Tips for Repairing a Leaky Roof

When asphalt shingles are your roofing material, repairing a leaky roof is a simple matter of locating the problem area and correctly sealing it.

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Buyer's Guide: Exterior Paints Roofing & Siding

Buyer's Guide: Exterior Paints

The best exterior paint, be it latex- or oil-based, forms a durable bond on trim, siding, or decks-offering protection and a fresh look. See our top picks.

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The Strong Siding that Homeowners and Construction Pros Can Agree On Roofing & Siding

The Strong Siding that Homeowners and Construction Pros Can Agree On

Every day, 365 days a year, I'm thinking about building products. With decades in the home building and remodeling industry, it's just engrained in me. I could go to a friend's house for an outdoor barbeque and end up analyzing the home's roof, windows, and siding-all while casually answering questions from partygoers about how to…

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Solved! What to Do About Ice Dams Roofing & Siding

Solved! What to Do About Ice Dams

Is your roof weighed down by icicles and ice dams? Before they cause damage, try these techniques for removing ice dams and preventing them from re-forming.

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