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How to Cut a Roof Opening for a Skylight

These instructions will walk you through the process of cutting a roof opening to install a skylight.

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Top 82 Roofing Projects

  1. 1. 1929 Electrical Wiring Updated (00:01:59)

    The 1929 electrical wiring and fuse boxes are brought up to today's codes.

  2. 2. 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
  3. 3. 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...

  4. 4. Top 10 Roofing Tips

    DIY Network counts down the top 10 tips for safely repairing a leaking roof.

  5. 5. 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.

  6. 6. Easy Shingles Repair (01:15)

    Learn how to get your roof into tiptop shape.

  7. 7. Integrated PV Panels (02:17)

    This European system seals and mounts PV modules in a solar roofing shell.

  8. 8. Valley Maintenance and Repair (01:35)

    Be a roof detective by learning how to find common places for leaks.

  9. 9. How To Repair Porch Columns

    Utilizing old photos, "ghosting" from previous fixtures and pieces of the old column as guides, learn how to create new porch columns a...

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $500 - $1,000
    Difficulty:
    Hard
  10. 10. All About the Roof Structure and Framing

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

  11. 11. How To Check and Re-Caulk Flashing

    Maintenance tips for wall, chimney and plumbing vents.

    Time:
    2 hours
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  12. 12. Waterproofing a Planter Box (01:24)

    Jason builds a huge planter box and waterproofs it with roofing tar.

  13. 13. Roof Restoration (03:54)

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

  14. 14. Cordless Roofing Nailer (00:53)

    Paslode's new cordless roofing nailer runs on a fuel cell for easy roofing.

  15. 15. 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
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