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How to Build a Roof Over Your Porch

How to Build a Roof Over Your Porch

BA roof can be used to protect any structure. Building a roof will take some preparation. If you prepare well, you can save yourself the money that you would have to spend hiring a contractor to do the work for you. Here is how you can build a roof over your porch. Difficulty: Moderately Challenging […]

How to Build a Roof

How to Build a Roof

All standing structures are deemed incomplete with out a roof. The roof is a very important element of every structure. It can be comprised of wood or bricks. It protects the structure and the inhabitants of the building from the elements. Roofs should be constructed very carefully and with the proper materials. If the roof […]

How to Insulate Your Roof

How to Insulate Your Roof

Your loft is either lined or open such that you can see the whole structure. The latter is still the most common, although more and more people are undertaking loft conversions. Unlined lofts This is the insulation of the ceilings of the uppermost floor from above. If your loft space is not used except for […]

How to Repair a Lean-to Roof

How to Repair a Lean-to Roof

Lots of different types of materials can be used to cover a lean-to roof. Conservatories, carports and covered ways are often covered with corrugated translucent plastic sheets which allow natural light through. They are easy to fix; light in weight, making them easy to lift and manoeuvre; and require a rela¬≠tively small supporting framework. The […]

How to Repair Pitched Roof

How to Repair Pitched Roof

The timber rafters of most pitched roofs measure 100 x 50mm. On roofs less than about 30 years old, the rafters are covered with roofing felt a type called reinforced (it has a layer of hessian cloth bonded into it) comes in rolls 20m long by lm wide. The fell is usually fixed to the […]

How to Repair a Flat Roof

How to Repair a Flat Roof

All roof faults should be attended to immediately they are noticed. If not, the damage to the fabric of the roof will rapidly get worse and worse, turning a minor repair into a major one. This is par¬≠ticularly true for flat roofs. The waterproof covering is usually three layers of bituminous felt laid on the […]