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5 Things to Know Before Putting on a New Roof

A solid roof is all about its parts. Here's what you need to know before installing a new roof.

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Top 22 Shingles Projects

  1. 1. Better Roofing Options (00:01:00)

    Recycle old asphalt shingles and upgrade to one of these efficient options.

  2. 2. Demolition Demon (01:14)

    Tear off roofing shingles easily, quickly and get nails at the same time.

  3. 3. Quick and Easy Roof Fixes (01:26)

    Here is a fast fix if you have a leak in your roof.

  4. 4. Shingles and Shakes Repairs (00:03:02)

    Nicole salvages roof shingles and repairs exterior walls with cedar shakes.

  5. 5. Roof Shingles Defined (04:05)

    At the Owens Corning factory, we learn what goes into making roof shingles.

  6. 6. Roof Restoration (03:54)

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

  7. 7. 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
  8. 8. Better Roofing Options (00:01:00)

    Recycle old asphalt shingles and upgrade to one of these efficient options.

  9. 9. Tubular Skylight Install (07:20)

    In only three hours, Amy and homeowner Tom install a tubular skylight.

  10. 10. Roof Cement (00:49)

    Learn the techniques and advantages of patching a roof with cement.

  11. 11. A Roof Over Your Head: Materials for the Roof

    DIY Network offers information regarding the various types of materials that can be used to cover a roof, as well as which ones might b...

  12. 12. DIY Home Flashing Installation (00:01:00)

    Stop home water damage before it begins with these flashing install tips.

  13. 13. Bathroom Skylight Installation (05:28)

    Host Amy Matthews helps a homeowner install a skylight.

  14. 14. Applying Cedar Siding (00:58)

    Here's a quick guide to installing cedar siding.

  15. 15. Roofing Aesthetics (05:09)

    Do-it-yourself contractors discuss budget, styles, and roof installation.

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