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How to Repair a Damaged Roof

We simulated the damage of a tree falling on a roof by dropping a piano from a crane. Such an accident can cause major structural damag...

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Top 82 Roofing Projects

  1. 1. Expert Advice on Gutters and Downspouts

    The contractors from DIY's Be Your Own Contractor discuss an important topic that's related closely to roofing — gutters and down...

  2. 2. Tips for Cleaning and Repairing Gutters

    These basic tips from Brad Staggs, Ask DIY home repair expert, answer commonly asked questions about cleaning and repairing gutters.

  3. 3. How to Repair a Roof Leak

    A roofline leak and an open attic vent are allowing both water and critters to enter this home. Learn how to repair a roofline hole and...

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $50 - $100
    Difficulty:
    Moderate
  4. 4. Roofing Tool Basics

    Roofing expert Mark Vivio offers information on basic roofing tools.

  5. 5. How to Inspect the Exterior of Your Home

    Prevent problems before they begin -- DIY Network shows you what to look for and how to properly maintain the exterior of your home.

  6. 6. 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.

    Time:
    Month
    Cost:
    $2,500 - $5,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  7. 7. How to Install a Tin Roof

    Metal roofs help conserve energy by reflecting heat in the summer, saving owners up to 40 percent on energy costs and making for a more...

    Time:
    Several Weekends
    Cost:
    $10,000 - $15,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  8. 8. Porter Cable Air Compressor (02:58)

    Check out these pancake-style compressors that go mobile!

  9. 9. All About Roofing Shingles and Materials

    DIY Network explains the characteristics of the four most common roofing materials.

  10. 10. Roof Restoration (03:54)

    Restoring the cedar shake roof gives Ryan's home a sweet boost in equity.

  11. 11. RTC Safety Harness (00:01:43)

    When you don the harness and anchor it, falling off a roof isn't an option!

  12. 12. The Pros and Cons of Slate Tile

    Slate can be used for floors and roofs and gives your home an aura of prestige. DIY Network experts give the pros and cons of this meta...

  13. 13. Inspecting for Water Leaks (01:35)

    Try this strategy for locating water leaks in your roof.

  14. 14. All About the Most Common Types of House Construction

    DIY Network explains the basic types of home construction, including foundations, walls and roofs.

  15. 15. All About the Roof Structure and Framing

    DIY Network explains the different parts of common roofing structures and the types of roof designs.

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