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All posts by Stephen Ziegler

DIY: Cheap and Dirty Roof Repair


I’ve got a bad case of crappy roof so I’ve gotten pretty accustomed to doing these shifty patch jobs.
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How to Install Aluminum Gutters


This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to install an efficient rain-handling gutter system. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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Full episode: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l9CTk4LHHHw&index=4&list=PLkJADc1qDrr-ZmCu0t_YNmTXHVt80JDyE

How to Repair a Leaky Gutter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=45LbnlaJvtI&index=187&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

Tools to Clear Away Fall Leaves: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5EY_ZsXsAlQ&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=58

How to Prevent Ice Dams: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VcRPGQoeO9Q&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV&index=74

Shopping List for How to Install Aluminum Gutters:
– aluminum gutters and downspouts with assorted fittings and brackets
– silicone sealant,”] used to form watertight seal between gutter and fittings
– aluminum rivets,”] for fastening together the aluminum parts
– aluminum screws”] for fastening together the aluminum parts
– PVC pipe and elbows,”] used to create drainpipe to carry water away from house
– PVC primer and cement,”] for fastening together PVC pipe and fittings

Tools for How to Install Aluminum Gutters:
– crimping tool, used to attach end caps to the ends of gutters
– hacksaw and tin snips, used to cut gutter and downspouts to length
– caulking gun, used to apply silicone sealant
– drill, used to drill holes and drive screws
– pop rivet gun, for riveting together the aluminum parts
– 3-inch-diameter hole saw, used to cut outlet hole in gutter
– level, used as a straightedge to establish position of the high end of the gutter
– shovel, for digging trench to bury PVC drainpipe

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How Much Does it Cost to Replace a Roof?


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Learn the details which factor into the cost of replacing a roof.

GEORGE J. KELLER & SONS, LLC
Roofing, Siding, Windows, Decks

Serving Northern and Central New Jersey
PHONE: 973.927.0963

Commercial metal roof leak repair of 2 curbs


Took pictures of a repair I did last year for in-house training of new employees. Thought I would post a video here. This method has worked for us for a long time.

How to Repair a Cracked Drywall Ceiling – This Old House


This Old House”] general contractor Tom Silva shows how to permanently patch a damaged ceiling. (See below for a shopping list and tools.)

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How to Mark for Electrical Boxes When Hanging Drywall: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DxjmpXrYohI&index=28&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Repair Squeaky Wood Floors: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3iAseVZZKlY&index=19&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

How to Install a Sliding Glass Door: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JV8nBPWWZD0&index=20&list=PLkJADc1qDrr_0NxtmzECiOWkr5de82kXV

Shopping List for Repairing a Cracked Drywall Ceiling:
– 5/8-inch plywood
– 2×4
– construction adhesive
– wood shims
– 2-inch-wide painter’s tape
– fiberglass mesh tape
– joint compound
– 1 1/4-inch drywall screws

Tools for Repairing a Cracked Drywall Ceiling:
– drill/driver, fitted with 3/16-inch-diameter drill bit and 1-inch diameter spade bit
– drywall tip, for driving drywall screws to precisely the right depth
– hammer
– caulk gun
– utility knife
– flat trowel and plaster hawk

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Roof repairs & low slope roof


Fixing missing step flashing & installing a low slope peel & stick roof.

How to Build a Roof – Cape Cod-Style Home in Marston Mills, MA – Bob Vila eps.105


Related:
Quick Tip: Roof Repair or Replacement: http://www.bobvila.com/articles/1884-quick-tip-roof-repair-or-replacement/pages/1
How To: Choose a New Roof for Your House: http://www.bobvila.com/articles/35-how-to-choose-a-new-roof-for-your-house/pages/1

Some demolition is done on the old ell to prepare it for renovation. Ceiling joists and roof rafters go up in the new section of the house, and some rough plumbing work is done. Bob and carpentry contractor Bob Ryley discuss the budget.

Fort Lauderdale roof repairs, Roof wind mitigation, theroofstore.net, Florida home insurance


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Tile Roof Repair Concrete Tile


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How To Attach Home Addition Roof Framing To Existing Sloping Roof


http://www.homebuildingandrepairs.com/home_additions/index.html Click on this link to learn more about home additions, roof framing and building repairs. This video will provide you with a few illustrations and three-dimensional images on how you can attach the roof framing for a home addition to an existing house with a sloped roof. Later we will make another video on how you can attach a room addition to the end of a gable roof and hip roof. If you’re looking for more information on room additions, visit our website.