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How to Slope and Waterproof a Roof

The DIY to the Rescue crew offers step-by-step instructions on how to give a flat roof a declining slope and waterproof it.

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Materials

  • aluminum flashing
  • roofing nails
  • contact cement
  • decking material
  • galvanized roofing nails
  • synthetic rubber sheeting

Tools

  • measuring tape
  • chalk line
  • circular saw
  • nail gun
  • paint roller
  • utility knife

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Resources

  • Advantech flooring and sheathing from Huber Engineered Wood
    Ladder system from Little Giant Ladders