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Forum: Roofing 03-12-2016, 09:42 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 7,230
Posted By red_cedar
I know what you mean and doing what you need to...

I know what you mean and doing what you need to do. same as me, but i just got tired of this small town stuff with no one wanting to pay much.
They will keep a guy down.
Please dont take offense,I...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-19-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 10,779
Posted By red_cedar
I think your right. The literature I've come...

I think your right. The literature I've come across indicates putting ( if need be) a solid substrate if one wants to add more insulation thickness then is suggested for just using foam. There is...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-17-2016, 05:47 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,530
Posted By red_cedar
I'm thinking I may need to take out the 1/2"...

I'm thinking I may need to take out the 1/2" there now and put 1/2" solid sheathing around all the openings, 6 inches or so. As much as I' want to install more insulation, I need to control the cost...
Forum: Roofing 02-11-2016, 08:10 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,694
Posted By red_cedar
From a true metal roofing point of view ( lasting...

From a true metal roofing point of view ( lasting decades ) screwing or nailing into the metal is not suggested. For a 20 yr roof its okay.

Have always felt, if one has to put holes in the metal...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-06-2016, 07:16 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,530
Posted By red_cedar
It is extra work but it will come out nice. Not...

It is extra work but it will come out nice. Not pressured to get it done and make money. Sure is taking a little while though, everything I'm doing. :eek:
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-06-2016, 07:44 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,530
Posted By red_cedar
The foam manufacturer also offers a product 1/2"...

The foam manufacturer also offers a product 1/2" thick called 'easy shim'. In case you dont have the 1 1/4" J one could use regular 3/4" J.

I ended up so far shimming everything so far.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 02-01-2016, 10:21 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,530
Posted By red_cedar
I see what you mean about thickness. I'm pretty...

I see what you mean about thickness.
I'm pretty sure the 1 1/4" thickness is measured at 'butt' thickness and not the nailing flange where it is about 1/2 inch.

So if I added another 1/2" my...
Forum: Roofing 01-30-2016, 07:45 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,856
Posted By red_cedar
Couple of pictures. As you can see, it has to...

Couple of pictures.
As you can see, it has to different brackets. Wrap around hangers needs to have the back fold over. The hanger then holds the screening in place but makes it non removable.

...
Forum: Roofing 01-28-2016, 07:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,856
Posted By red_cedar
No, but tomorrow or so I could take a picture of...

No, but tomorrow or so I could take a picture of a piece.
Not really very involved. Concealed from the ground with screws holding the front and back in place. Not to unlike the Leaf Relief but with...
Forum: Roofing 01-28-2016, 05:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,856
Posted By red_cedar
I normally only fabricate the screening for 1/2...

I normally only fabricate the screening for 1/2 round gutters.
The application I am inquiring about was for 1/2 rounds. My go to K style is Leaf Relief. Its easy.

Picked up the perforated sheets...
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-28-2016, 08:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,530
Posted By red_cedar
Revere Sovereign select D4 Clapboard with 'Full...

Revere Sovereign select D4 Clapboard with 'Full Back' foam




When I started this off I was thinking of the corners and any vertical abutment which would utilize a type of J flashing.
Forum: Windows, Siding and Doors 01-27-2016, 03:34 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,530
Posted By red_cedar
I was just getting ready to clarify. Perhaps...

I was just getting ready to clarify.
Perhaps not so much wicking ( wrong way to phrase) but more of using the foam to draw the water in. Kind of like not clipping the corners on a asphalt shingle...
Forum: Roofing 12-20-2015, 07:36 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,654
Posted By red_cedar
Thank you Mr. Latone. This as well as most if not...

Thank you Mr. Latone. This as well as most if not all of your given information is detailed and thorough.

Project I am considering has panels no greater than 13 ft or so, fairly cut up and is...
Forum: Roofing 09-01-2015, 03:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,140
Posted By red_cedar
A good butt and run with 3 tabs and new gable...

A good butt and run with 3 tabs and new gable drip you were hard pressed to tell it was a reroof, other than the first course being short. Another word used is 'nesting the shingles'
Forum: Construction 08-02-2015, 07:25 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,317
Posted By red_cedar
I imagine for liability purposes any climbing on...

I imagine for liability purposes any climbing on the roof should be done after the house is done. If 8/12 or more will probably look from ladder anyway.

Builders project manager is probably the...
Forum: Construction 08-01-2015, 06:18 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,317
Posted By red_cedar
A lot of good points. As you know all I'm...

A lot of good points.
As you know all I'm after is the warranty not be voided. It may be her house for several decades, and just want to start out on a good foot.

Good idea about meeting the...
Forum: Roofing 05-28-2015, 07:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,189
Posted By red_cedar
Everyone has to start somewhere. Not sure I would...

Everyone has to start somewhere. Not sure I would want someone that bangs out sqs of shingles doing metal for me. Many times one will handle unconsciously a different material in a similar way with...
Forum: Roofing 05-23-2015, 03:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 3,929
Posted By red_cedar
IMO no real benefit to stripping, underlay then...

IMO no real benefit to stripping, underlay then metal vs. -purlins over shingles then metal.
Would be less of an air barrier or thermal break if laid directly on wood deck with underlayment.
Forum: Roofing 03-22-2015, 01:33 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,861
Posted By red_cedar
I don't like making waves either and understand...

I don't like making waves either and understand about feeding the family. But, I also understand about us paying more than others for insurance and meeting state requirements for roofing. It would...
Forum: General Discussion 02-26-2015, 10:34 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,015
Posted By red_cedar
At least there is something happening. Good...

At least there is something happening.
Good luck with your efforts, but don't pound the drums of victory yet, wait until its a closer read.
Defiantly keep us posted.
Forum: Roofing 02-24-2015, 09:43 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,689
Posted By red_cedar
Initially the build up of ice I took as the...

Initially the build up of ice I took as the result of melting due to some heat loss.


The problem could either be the vent opening or ice dams penetrating the roof covering system.( shingles,...
Forum: Off Topic (Non Trade) 02-10-2015, 02:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,802
Posted By red_cedar
I found a good church that follows the bible and...

I found a good church that follows the bible and let the words sink in and do their magic, also accepted our father Jesus Christ as my savior.
I will also add, I have personal faults and failures.
...
Forum: Business 02-07-2015, 10:35 AM
Replies: 216
Views: 19,592
Posted By red_cedar
Guy did that to me 8 yrs ago, for a homeowner who...

Guy did that to me 8 yrs ago, for a homeowner who hired the different trades to build a fairly involved porch.
Did the roof for contract price based on print. Porch had some detail not shown on the...
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 02:21 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,015
Posted By red_cedar
Or you'll be looking for some young slender guy...

Or you'll be looking for some young slender guy you can put your arm around and call honey. :laughing:
Forum: General Discussion 02-05-2015, 10:06 AM
Replies: 141
Views: 18,015
Posted By red_cedar
Did you at all put a mechanics lien on the...

Did you at all put a mechanics lien on the building(s). I currently am dealing with a condominium association and management company for money we are owed.
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