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The ice dams that form on a roof can cause expensive damage, but a properly ventilated attic reduces the problem. Photo: Flickr user State Farm (CC by 2.0)
Creating an equal distribution of intake and exhaust vents can make a big difference in controlling temperature and moisture inside the attic
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Want to know a bit more about AGS' welding process? The following is a recent interview conducted with one of AGS’ artisan metal fabricators.
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The term “warranty” may be used quite a bit in a roofing sale, but do homeowners actually understand what’s meant by it?
Forecast for 2020 looks bright
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A step-by-step guide for the right way to make kickout flashing from a piece of step flashing
Kickout flashing replaces the first piece on step flashing and redirects water away from the siding (ideally into a gutter). Without a kickout, water will eventually get behind the siding and into the wall, where it will wreak havoc for years before you notice any signs of a leak. All illustrations: Dan Morrison
Poorly installed or missing flashing at roof-wall connections is a common cause of water damage. Here's the solution
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The once-popular sunken living room gets a modern makeover to one floor level
A look at what's being offered in this cooking technology from leading manufacturers
As more homeowners discover the advantages of cooking with magnets, this old technology is gaining new fans