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Roofing Installation Newton Center MA

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Gregs Construction
(978) 710-9994
38 ELM ST
NORTH READING, MA
Hours
Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Tuesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Sunday 12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Services
Commercial/Flat Roofing, Residential Roofing, Roofing

Apex Green Roofs, Inc.
617-629-2739
170 School St.
Somerville, MA
 
Castle Slate Roofing Co.
(617) 776-4844
23 Victoria St
Somerville, MA

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Boston Roofing
(617) 652-0971
71 Commercial Street
Boston, MA

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Hollstein Roofing Company Inc.
(781) 767-3080
823 South Franklin Street
Holbrook, MA

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David Ness Jr Construction
(888) 637-7571
581 Cohanett St
Boston, MA

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Castle Slate Roofing
(617) 776-4844
23 Victoria St
Somerville, MA

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Mr. Iceman Co. - Roofing & Remodeling
(617) 269-4604
Gates St.
South Boston, MA

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Patriot Construction
(781) 408-1150
1206 Central Street
Stoughton, MA

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Betterbuilt Construction
(781) 245-3900
27 Water StreetSuite 116
Wakefield, MA

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HandymanWire - Roofing Installation Questions and Answers



Roofing Paper

Roofing Paper or Not?

I need to stip my roof,do I use felt paper or just shingles on 1x6 boards. I heard that felt paper holds moisture in so shingles can't breath, and shortens the life on shingles.

Do you mean cedar shingles? With regular roofing shingles, asphalt and fiberglass, roofing paper is still widely used and recommended. (I have heard a few argue against it though)

For Cedar shingles you are right.. no roofing paper, let them breath.

Valleys

Valleys 

I need to re-shingle the roof on a home I just purchased. I am familiar with the basics of the job, but I'm not sure how to tie the main roof shingles into a dormer roof. Could you please offer me some advice on this subject?

How are the valleys shingled now? Generally I prefer a closed valley shingling. They look neater. When the shingle reaches the valley, let it bend up along the dormer roof. (Don't cut it at the valley) Then do that course of dormer shingles with the same over lap on the main roof.

You alternate back and forth with them using the shingles to cover the valley.

By the way, typically the bag containing the shingles shows this method with a picture.. which is worth a thousand words.

Roofing a valley on a porch

I have a brand new home, Cape Cod style w/dormered upstairs windows. I have a new large porch that is also dormered and the roof connects on the upward/backward slope of the house.
My husband is a pretty handy guy...but wants some info on shingling the valley where the porch joins the house. We don't want it to leak and want to do the right thing up front...since the porch is new.
Need to know what products to buy, like flashing, caulking etc. and some step by step. Any ideas out there??


There are two ways to shingle a valley.. open or closed. Closed looks much better.. it is made by weaving the shingles and presents an unbro...

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