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Forum: Roofing 02-14-2011, 02:54 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 9,850
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Use the saw but USE hearing...

Hello,

Use the saw but USE hearing protection!!!!
Keith
Forum: Roofing 04-28-2010, 01:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,358
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, If you are in the Pacific NW you can...

Hello,

If you are in the Pacific NW you can try Malarkey Redwood. I think they still make that color.


Keith
Forum: Roofing 04-24-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,595
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, That's a good one...

Hello,

That's a good one Aaron.:clap::thumbup::laughing:

PA woodbutcher wrote

"We're talking a shed roof. I know I can't even build a shed for what some of these companies can drag on in...
Forum: Roofing 04-23-2010, 02:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,595
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, If you have a local metal shop they...

Hello,

If you have a local metal shop they can make it for you and bend it to the pitch of the roof.

Keith
Forum: Roofing 04-23-2010, 02:28 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 8,595
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, What you are describing is what we call...

Hello,
What you are describing is what we call a clear story roof. We have clear story metal made to match the color of the shingles. Usually it has a 3" face hooked onto a wind cleat with 5" on...
Forum: Roofing 02-26-2010, 02:43 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 8,499
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, I am wondering... Did you set the...

Hello,

I am wondering... Did you set the guards in any caulking? I did not see where you said you did or didn't.
If you did not then you may have some problems. Even though the guards may be...
Forum: Roofing 02-21-2010, 01:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,685
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, AEP SPAN warranties their panels down...

Hello,

AEP SPAN warranties their panels down to 1/4" in 12 as long as you follow the instillation guide.
Here is a link to their web page. http://www.aep-span.com/


Keith
Forum: Roofing 12-07-2009, 01:45 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,281
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, What you do to cross vent is (if from...

Hello,

What you do to cross vent is (if from the roof top) use a skil saw and cut out a 5" to 6" section of both rafters on either side if the skylight about 1 1/2" deep. Do this in the front and...
Forum: Roofing 12-06-2009, 11:37 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,281
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, When you redid the insulation and...

Hello,

When you redid the insulation and venting did you cross vent below and above the skylights? If not, no matter how much soffit or ridge vent you put in, the bays below and above the...
Forum: Roofing 08-20-2009, 11:08 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 8,115
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, It depends on where you are located....

Hello,

It depends on where you are located. When I lived in Va. we only 4 nailed unless it was steep. Here in AK every roof is 6 nailed. We have winds of 25+mph quite often so it just becomes a...
Forum: Roofing 08-14-2009, 01:57 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,589
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, It looks like Pro-Design hip and...

Hello,

It looks like Pro-Design hip and ridge. I think Malarkey makes it. I have seen a few here in AK.

Keith
Forum: Roofing 06-19-2009, 01:41 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 70,693
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Here are some skylight details on a...

Hello,

Here are some skylight details on a roof and walls we did about 3 years ago.

http://s198.photobucket.com/albums/aa38/RoofinAk/

We have our own sheet metal shop so that helps. Also the...
Forum: Roofing 04-12-2009, 01:29 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 24,136
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Since those colors are very popular...

Hello,

Since those colors are very popular in your area you should be able to talk to your local supply house and find several addresses of houses with those colors installed. Although the...
Forum: Roofing 03-27-2009, 04:51 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,046
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, You can look up Knudesen,New-Tech,...

Hello,

You can look up Knudesen,New-Tech, and Zimmerman. These are 3 machines that the company I work for owns.

Keith
Forum: Roofing 02-15-2009, 06:42 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 50,285
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, What we call finger clamps are...

Hello,

What we call finger clamps are actually Irwin 9" u- shaped welding clamps.http://www.irwin.com/irwin/consumer/jhtml/detail.jhtml?prodId=IrwinProd100327. We also use them to shrink or grow...
Forum: Roofing 02-09-2009, 01:44 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 50,285
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Renegade is right. We use a plank...

Hello,

Renegade is right.
We use a plank system at the eave and run a chicken ladder using ridge hooks. 1 guy on the plank and 1 or 2 on the chicken ladder depending on the LF run of the panel.
...
Forum: Roofing 01-25-2009, 04:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,745
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Glad we could help.:thumbsup: ...

Hello,

Glad we could help.:thumbsup:



Keith
Forum: Roofing 01-22-2009, 02:28 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,745
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Yeah Ed they were. We replaced a lot...

Hello,

Yeah Ed they were. We replaced a lot of them in Virginia in the late 80s. Most were only 1 to 3 years old. The matt in them would cracked to chit. One builder loved them even though we...
Forum: Roofing 01-22-2009, 02:11 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 4,745
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, They are probably GEN-STAR shingles....

Hello,

They are probably GEN-STAR shingles. real popular in the late 80s.


Keith
Forum: Roofing 12-26-2008, 01:33 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,843
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Sorry. I misread your post....

Hello,

Sorry. I misread your post. Woodchuck2 summed it up though.


Keith
Forum: Roofing 12-25-2008, 01:49 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,843
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Ice dams ARE caused by heat loss. If...

Hello,

Ice dams ARE caused by heat loss. If you will read the links that Ed the Roofer gave and search this site for Ventilation issues than you will see that there have been numerous studies on...
Forum: Roofing 12-06-2008, 02:51 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 10,048
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Depending on the age of the shingles...

Hello,

Depending on the age of the shingles it could be a Genstar shingle. Back in the mid to late 80's they produced a really crappy shingle in which the matt broke and caused cracks just like...
Forum: Roofing 11-23-2008, 09:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,545
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, altonarch wrote " but a broken fan...

Hello,


altonarch wrote " but a broken fan pipe for the upstairs bathroom"

If you do have a broken bath vent pipe then you are blowing hot,moist air into the attic area every time you use it....
Forum: Roofing 10-02-2008, 09:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,601
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, Not to be an A** but you could tell...

Hello,

Not to be an A** but you could tell the customer your quote is only good for X amount of days. If they wait your price could go up.

Something to think about.


Keith
Forum: Roofing 09-01-2008, 01:39 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,246
Posted By Roofboy
Hello, I live in Anchorage, Alaska and we...

Hello,

I live in Anchorage, Alaska and we only get about 15-20 days a year that the temperature rises above 70 all summer long. I will agree that the Highlanders and Dura-Seals(cheaper line) do...
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