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Top 82 Roofing Projects

  1. 31. All About Roofing Shingles and Materials

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

  2. 32. Create Rafters for a Patio Roof

    Start with the rafters when adding a roof to your patio or deck.

    Time:
    Weekend
    Cost:
    $1,000 - $2,500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  3. 33. Photo Gallery: Home Construction

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

  4. 34. All About the Roof Structure and Framing

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

  5. 35. Roof Ventilation 101 (01:44)

    Prevent dry rot by increasing the air flow with soffit and ridge vents.

  6. 36. Step 7: Shingle the Roof (03:21)

    Here's how to add shingles to the roof of the doghouse.

  7. 37. How to Adjust Gutters and Caulk Flashing

    These step-by-step instructions show how to reattach roof gutters, loosen and adjust their pitch, and seal roof flashing.

    Time:
    Under Half Day
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  8. 38. 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...

    Time:
    Day
    Cost:
    $250 - $500
    Difficulty:
    Moderate to Hard
  9. 39. Easy Shingles Repair (01:15)

    Learn how to get your roof into tiptop shape.

  10. 40. 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
  11. 41. Tips on How to Weatherproof a Roof

    DIY Network experts examine how you can protect your home from the elements no matter where you live.

  12. 42. Inspecting for Water Leaks (01:35)

    Try this strategy for locating water leaks in your roof.

  13. 43. How to Silence a Noisy Roof

    Loose flashing and squeaky windows are household noises that are easy fix. These simple step-by-step instructions show how to rid a hom...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy to Moderate
  14. 44. How to Repair a Gutter/Downspout

    A loose or missing gutter can cause water to collect near your house. These step-by-step instructions demonstrate how to repair a gutte...

    Time:
    --
    Cost:
    $1 - $50
    Difficulty:
    Easy
  15. 45. Roof Restoration (03:54)

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

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