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Industrial shed

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on Jul 13, 2022 • Roofing
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What kind of roofing knee pads

Rather than knee pads, if you can't stay on your feet, the foam from couch cushions are the way to go. They don't slide on asphalt shingles, and are usually free. Just scoot around on your back side. Be careful of it rolling up though.
10/16/2021 3:31:22 AM • Roofing • Answered on Oct 16, 2021
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Flash a metal roof to a wall

if its brick you can cut into it so you can tuck the flashing in and apply sealent and run the flashing on top of metal roofing apply sealent inbetween before screwing down.
6/29/2021 3:00:23 PM • Roofing • Answered on Jun 29, 2021
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What does A,266 MONIER on back of roofing tile mean

I think thay look like a real tile but made with metal and coated to look like the real thing , get used in new Zealand
6/24/2017 9:14:08 PM • Roofing • Answered on Jun 24, 2017
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What kind of metal is best for roof flashing?

copper is a good metal for flashing because it is strong, malleable, and durable, but really any flat sheet of metal will do the trick
6/12/2017 8:24:25 AM • Roofing • Answered on Jun 12, 2017
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What kind of furring strips do I use on top of my garage when I lay down my metal roof

pressure treated 1x2 should be sufficient as long as you use proper fastening screws. And you make sure your screwing into the trusses
3/19/2017 9:05:08 AM • Roofing • Answered on Mar 19, 2017
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What does it happen when my gutters get clogged up?

Hey Mark, Thanks a great questions I have been asked many times by other fellow Australians. So here's the deal. Clogged gutters are among the prime reasons for fires in both the residential and commercial real estate sector. Bush fires are a common and disastrous events in places like Australia where the climate is harsh. Even in Sydney, one of the most populated cities in the country, the temperature often exceeds the bearable maximum and the air humidity is at its lowest. Despite being a coastal city, it's a region where bush fires can occur and homeowners need to be aware of the techniques that must be applied during the seasonal temperature peaks. Reducing the dry vegetation around the property is an essential part of preventing any bush fire. Yet, there are many flammable materials and items which can be found outdoors and the clogged gutters are one of them.To prevent an unexpected ignition, homeowners should always keep their gutters dirt and grime-free. While it is recommended that the removal of leafs and dirt should be done by a professional gutter cleaning team, homeowners can do still do it themselves while following the local regulations. In Sydney, for example, there are specific rules for water use in Sydney and working from heights should be complied with the state's requirements.In severe situations with a high risks of a fire, gutters must be filled with water to provide additional security for the building. Keypoints Here are the prime reasons you should take care of your gutters:
  • to prevent water damage
  • to prevent fire harardz
  • to prevent pest infestations
Here's some additional useful information: https://www.workcover.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0015/15207/managing-the-risk-of-falls-at-workplaces-code-of-practice-July-2015-3566.pdf
2/19/2016 1:32:28 PM • Roofing • Answered on Feb 19, 2016
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Is it possible to build your own gutters?

Technically it is possible to build your own gutter. I would do it using PVC piping. But frankly, I don't think it's worth it because getting the measurement exact could be a problem. Plus, PVC can be very heavy so you might not want to put that much strain on your roof.
4/15/2015 11:17:53 PM • Roofing • Answered on Apr 15, 2015
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Need class a chimney flashing for penetration

Hello Stephen. I do understand what you are talking about with your flashing. Your supplier of the standing seam metal should have similar metal flashing to use on any of your roof flashing points. There is a process to install flashing on a chimney or any other protrusions, If you are still interested post some pictures of what you have and I will explain the best I can. It takes years of experience to do some flashings especially on standing seam metal.
2/13/2015 9:03:06 PM • Roofing • Answered on Feb 13, 2015
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1 of the hangers has come off due to large

first you need a ladder with a stabilizer bar. Once you're up there you will see that most likely they clip on to the outer part of the inside of the gutter.push down the hanger until the other end it's against the fascia you then will need to drill a screw through a hole in the hangar that will be against the fascia board.you will need a drill with an extension depending of what type of screw is being used.be careful as it is very slipperyand dangerous to go on ladders when there snow.you might also want to run down to a hardware store and ad additional hangers. If they come in a pack they will most likely have instructions or they can help you in the hardware store try Home Depot
1/7/2015 5:50:02 PM • Raytec 6"... • Answered on Jan 07, 2015
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I need someone to come out and check my gutters. I think something might be rotting up there. I live in Denver.

Here is a company I found on Yelp with good ratings. They should be able to come out to your house and check out your gutters.
12/5/2014 2:28:10 AM • Roofing • Answered on Dec 05, 2014
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My roof is only got a 10 degree pitch what would

You don't say what the problem is.
10/27/2014 11:17:11 AM • Roofing • Answered on Oct 27, 2014
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What is the best roof support system for a 2 car

Steel beams will need to be used if you want open space with no poles. Laminated beams can also be used but support poles will have to be added. Build a truss roof over top and do away with the flat roof.
10/20/2014 9:11:21 PM • Behm Design 20 x... • Answered on Oct 20, 2014
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Is it necessary to put flashing around the chimney?

absolutely, if you don't do it you will have to tear up the shingles later and put it in when the roof starts leaking around the chimney
9/26/2014 8:08:22 PM • Roofing • Answered on Sep 26, 2014
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Water drainage runoff

Cement would work fine just make sure it's level and wAter can drain into it
7/25/2014 8:35:35 PM • Roofing • Answered on Jul 25, 2014
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How work the laptop with the tv

To connect your computer to your tv you will need an rs-232 cable that is male at both ends and then change your TV's input to "PC" or "RGB"..
6/11/2014 10:35:11 AM • Roofing • Answered on Jun 11, 2014
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How can i conect the laptop with the tv

To connect your computer to your tv you will need an rs-232 cable that is male at both ends and then change your TV's input to "PC" or "RGB"
6/11/2014 10:33:52 AM • Roofing • Answered on Jun 11, 2014
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