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Ice and water shield for your old house

Ice and Water Shield

Ice and water shield is installed wrong probably half the time it is used on a roof.

Ice shield, or ice guard, is one option for preventing the leaks caused by ice dams if it is installed correctly. It does not prevent or reduce the formation of ice…


Added by Dennis M. Crookshanks on February 26, 2011 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Chimney Flashing | Tile Roof Maintenance Tips

Chimney Flashing Maintenance for Tile Roofing

If you are wondering how to stop your tile roof from leaking at the chimney flashing, it might be

as simple as…


Added by Dennis M. Crookshanks on April 7, 2010 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Chimney Flashing - New and Improved?

Counter flashing a chimney above the roofline has traditionally been done by cutting or chiseling the mortar from between the masonry bricks and inserting metal flashing to cover the sub or shingle flashing.…


Added by Dennis M. Crookshanks on March 23, 2010 at 10:22am — No Comments

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