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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing12/14/2011, 10:08 AM

    I have used chutes before on inner city residential jobs, I rented them from a daily rental shop. I have formed my own open chutes on several jobs with 2x4's and plywood, each o...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing9/25/2011, 6:35 AM

    We offer the sensor to shut them off & on them selves but don't recommend using them (have had problems with them) , instead we install ours to be switched on & off manually. I ...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing9/24/2011, 7:18 AM

    I have never used one but I believe they do sale splice kits. Each time I have installed them I also installed and exterior outlet/s as needed. The cables I have seen sale in le...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing7/30/2011, 2:19 PM

    GAF website. Certainteed website. Tamko website. Owens Corning website. IKO website. Atlas website. Malarkey website. Pabco website.

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing7/30/2011, 6:20 AM

    I guess none has put them on. Comparing the earlier Ultra's and the newer ones the shingle is significantly stiffer with the undersided granules. Not sure if the topside of the ...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing6/18/2011, 7:05 AM

    My main problem with layovers is that the existing flashings usually get re-used and often they won't last as long as the second layer. It's not so much the process as it is th...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing6/18/2011, 6:45 AM

    My .02 is, 1. It's always best to tear the existing off instead of laying over them. 2. If the existing roof is being re-done because of aesthetics and is in fair condition, a l...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing5/8/2011, 4:38 PM

    The difference is the slit in the full panel will only surpass the ends "either end" of the back pan "L" flashing by a 1000's of an inch or so, just enough for the back pan to s...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing4/25/2011, 8:03 AM

    (Speaking of results for my regions weather conditions). Shingles on a 3/12, properly installed, will last 10 too 15 years (give or take), then you'll need to replace them. Meta...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing4/22/2011, 4:34 PM

    Just going to google maps and zooming in will give you a good enough look at the structure to tell you if you were 30 square off or not. Look for something you can get exact dim...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing4/13/2011, 10:25 AM

    Separation of personal opinions/experience from facts is as much a problem as separating regional differences in the forums. Don't take it personal people.

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing4/3/2011, 6:37 AM

    In my area all shingles are/have been metric for awhile now except for Tamko which is still standard = 5" exposure.

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing4/1/2011, 7:25 AM

    Adding photos & explanations of poor workmanship (with out naming other contractors) to your Face Book, Blog and News Page on your website is good. You can also do a How To Choo...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing3/18/2011, 5:54 AM

    tinner666; Another exception is the closed valley, either cali-cut, or weaved. I had the same e-mails. And like I say, they also said it wouldn't hurt doing a whole roof, but w...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing3/17/2011, 6:22 AM

    The lapping of those ends will prevent the self sealer strip from properly sealing and an air tunnel as well "all be it a small one", and both of those issues can/will have an e...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing3/16/2011, 7:10 AM

    I do a lot of repair work, I have seen the water streaks in between shingles and under them on every shingle sold in my area, including tile, shakes, slate and metal, it happens...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing2/10/2011, 2:20 PM

    I had a heated discussion with an OSHA rep over scaffolding verses tied in for fall protection "had the discussion with a few inspectors, only once heated", so much so he decide...

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing2/10/2011, 7:00 AM

    This Instruction cancels OSHA Instruction STD 03-00-001, the Agency's interim enforcement policy on fall protection for certain residential construction activities, and replac...

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    TheRoofingTechPosted new reply in Roofing2/10/2011, 4:46 PM

    Havent heard anything here, although i expect it. They went up last year a few times.

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    SlyfoxPosted new reply in Roofing2/5/2011, 8:25 AM

    Three ice dam repairs I did last winter turned into re-roofs for this past summer. Not sure what the over all percentage of repairs turning into full installs is because I never...

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