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Forum: Roofing Picture Post 04-27-2012, 05:15 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,278
Posted By dennis
That looks great, but, your shop is a...

That looks great, but, your shop is a mess!:eek::whistling

Does the chimney flue come all the way up to the screen on that, or does the copper pot act as a tall flue?

edit -Just liked your...
Forum: Roofing 02-04-2012, 11:55 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,144
Posted By dennis
MJW, It's obvious you don't know much about...

MJW, It's obvious you don't know much about weather conditions in northeast Ohio. The conditions here are perfect for ice dams in winter.
...
Forum: Roofing 02-04-2012, 09:06 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 32,144
Posted By dennis
Where I work we have to protect against ice and...

Where I work we have to protect against ice and water backup. To do that, the I&W has to go under the drip and behind the gutter. Usually about 2" down the fascia. For extra protection we will...
Forum: Roofing 12-07-2011, 04:41 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 8,128
Posted By dennis
Add the ridge vent and soffit vents. Keep...

Add the ridge vent and soffit vents.

Keep the power fan and leave the gable vents open.


The effectiveness of ridge vents is greatly exaggerated.
Forum: Roofing 11-30-2011, 05:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,964
Posted By dennis
First of all, get some new slate roofers. Some of...

First of all, get some new slate roofers. Some of those slate shingle joints are right on the nail of the shingle below. Not much head lap on the starter course either.
Forum: Roofing 11-29-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 114
Views: 10,971
Posted By dennis
For the original question by Tom, I would do...

For the original question by Tom, I would do something like this;...
Forum: Roofing 11-08-2011, 07:52 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 8,842
Posted By dennis
Lead sheet can be found at good plumbing supply...

Lead sheet can be found at good plumbing supply stores, but you will pay about three times more for four pound lead than comparable 16oz copper sheet.

I've looked at about 400 chimney flashing...
Forum: Roofing 10-04-2011, 07:31 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,345
Posted By dennis
Maybe something like this?:thumbsup: ...

Maybe something like this?:thumbsup:

http://www.chimneyflashing.info/components/com_joomgallery/img_pictures/chimney_flashing_9/chimney_half_cricket_flashing_20111004_1935994825.jpg

The...
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-04-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 191,229
Posted By dennis
Paul, without this thread and some of the pages...

Paul, without this thread and some of the pages I've seen, starting with yours, I wouldn't have a clue.
Thanks for the thread and adding me to the list.

Now back to adding more CT sites.
Forum: Marketing & Sales 03-01-2011, 08:26 PM
Replies: 1,851
Views: 191,229
Posted By dennis
It took me awhile but I think I've got it figured...

It took me awhile but I think I've got it figured out.

My page; http://www.facebook.com/pages/Dennis-M-Crookshanks-Construction-Inc/141253346614?sk=wall

I will start working my way through the...
Forum: Roofing 02-28-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,776
Posted By dennis
Hi Greg, Not a very good analogy, but; ...

Hi Greg,

Not a very good analogy, but;

The way you are thinking about it, that fireplace is heat gain in the attic with a small roof vent, and no other vents.
A very warm room(attic) until...
Forum: Roofing 02-28-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,776
Posted By dennis
I agree. We can design the perfect house on...

I agree. We can design the perfect house on paper, but it may not look anything like what gets built. One size does not fit all.
The videos are not perfect scientific studies, but I think they...
Forum: Roofing 02-27-2011, 05:57 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,776
Posted By dennis
Thanks Here's the...

Thanks

Here's the link;http://www.roofingcontractorreview.com/Roofing/Attic-Ventilation/roof-ventilation-the-short-circuit-myth.html

There are a couple others on the site that pretty much...
Forum: Roofing 02-27-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 18,776
Posted By dennis
Hi Tom, That was probably mine. Was it of...

Hi Tom,

That was probably mine. Was it of low quality and budget and looked like it was filmed in a basement? :whistling

I don't think there are any other sites or sources of information...
Forum: Roofing 01-16-2011, 11:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,055
Posted By dennis
A stone chimney I worked on last year. ...

A stone chimney I worked on last year.

http://www.chimneyflashing.info/Stone-Chimney-Flashing.html
Forum: Roofing 01-16-2011, 10:53 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,010
Posted By dennis
You might want to look into a softer mortar mix,...

You might want to look into a softer mortar mix, even lime based, for those old chimneys. It's easy to damage the old soft bricks with hard mortar.
Forum: Roofing 09-04-2009, 07:36 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 25,556
Posted By dennis
Just like felt, there are more good reasons to...

Just like felt, there are more good reasons to use it than not.

Most important is that it protects osb and plywood roof sheathing from the elements. Not necessary with plank sheathing, but it...
Forum: Roofing 03-11-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 5,380
Posted By dennis
Power vents, like any active roof vent, will draw...

Power vents, like any active roof vent, will draw air from the source with the least resistance. Not the closest source.
Before you remove any vents, you should make sure that there is enough intake...
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