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Roofing Installation Washington DC

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Keith Roofing
(202) 486-7359
Washington, DC

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Maggio Roofing
6476 Silgo Mill Road
Takoma Park, MD
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Specialty Contractor, Commercial Contractor
Membership Organizations
Angie's List, CertainTeed Select Shingle Roofer, Certified Contractors Network (CCN), EnergyStar, GAF ELK Master Elite, HeatSpring Learning Institute, Home & Garden Television, Inc. 5000, National Roofing Contractors Association, Qualified Remodeler Top 500

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Vcs Chimney Service
(301) 467-4605
10611 New Hampshire Avenue
Silver Spring, MD

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Gotcha Covered Roofing & Sheet Metal Llc
(301) 774-7563
19605 Islander Street
Olney, MD

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American Foam Roofing
(202) 362-4243
Washington
Washington, DC
 
Walker Roofing Inc
(202) 544-6617
Washington, DC

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Roofing Express Inc
(703) 551-6690
Alexandria, VA

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Nahmias Home Improvements
(301) 919-1729
14005 Westview Forest Dr
Bowie, MD

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Marshall Roofing Inc.
(703) 550-0055
7220 Telegraph Square Dr.
Lorton, VA

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Asphalt Roofing Manufacturers Association
(202) 207-0917
1156 15th St Nw
Washington, DC
 
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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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