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Roof sheathing

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How To Find & Fix A Roof Leak  ///  The source of most roof leaks is hard to find because it originates away from where the leak shows up. In order to find the source of a leak, follow a roofer’s advice and “think like water.”    ///    Water typically comes in through worn, broken, or missing shingles; where nails have worked loose; or through corroded or poorly sealed roof flashing around vents, skylights, or chimneys or along the intersections of roof planes.

Expert advice on how to find, troubleshoot and fix a roof leak, including what to do in a roof leak emergency.

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Best practices for building vented and unvented cathedral ceilings with information on related codes and some practices to avoid.

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Step Flashing Detail where roof meets wall

To keep out water, all wall flashings should follow the shingle principle and not rely on caulks or adhesives. Learn proven techniques for durable buildings

Missing Kick-Out Flashing - Kick-out flashing is critical where a roof edge meets a sidewall. Without it, roof runoff flows down the wall and possibly into the wall. This is worst when there is a door or a window below and water can seep behind the trim. You might not notice it for years, but eventually rot will destroy sheathing and framing. In extreme cases, the stucco is the only thing holding up the wall! Don’t wait for that to happen to you. To see how to add kick-out flashing, read Use...

Your roof covers the largest asset you own, so it pays to know the signs of trouble. Fortunately, many of the danger signals are easy to see-you can sometimes even spot them from the ground. (Tip: Binoculars help!) A small leak can go undetected for years, causing huge damage before you notice anything. It's a good idea to inspect your roof regularly. Many contractors offer free inspections. But even if you have to pay, it's better than finding leaks after the damage is done. Here are a few…

Your patio cover or shade structure should be mounted above the roof allowing for maximum airflow and increased height. The SkyLift Hardware allows for the structure to be fastened to the exterior load bearing wall without compromising the integrity of the roof.

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Sealing seams in a home's thermal envelope is crucial for ensuring airtightness. Houses built with structural insulated panels (SIPs) require unique methods of air-sealing, which senior editor Martin Holladay describes in this issue's "Energy-Smart Details." Sealing a simple seam requires a combination of spray foam, caulk, and acrylic-based tape. Holladay also describes how to seal the seam when SIP panels used on a roof come together at a wide beam, and when they come toge...

Houses built with structural insulated panels require unique methods of air-sealing to ensure an airtight thermal envelope.