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Roof Install & Repair

Making a homemade rain diverter from sheet metal.

How to Make a Rain Diverter

Installing a rain diverter over the doorway to your house will make life a little easier the next time you come home during a downpour. While diverters are available at many building supply stores, they are not hard to make if you have trouble finding them.

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Danny Lipford installing a rain diverter on a roof.

Installing a Rain Diverter

Nothing is more annoying than having to walk through a waterfall coming off your roof to reach the front door every time it rains. Fortunately, installing a sheet metal rain diverter provides an easy and inexpensive solution to the problem. Read on to find out how.

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Flashing pulled away from chimney in need of repair.

Leak-Proof Flashing: Fixing Leaks Around Chimneys

Roof leaks around chimneys are often caused by problems with the flashing–the sheet metal that keeps the intersection between the chimney and roof watertight. Read on to find out how to properly install roof flashing around chimneys.

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Sliding metal flashing under damaged roof shingle.

Metal Flashing Asphalt Roof Shingle Repair

Find out how use galvanized metal flashing and roof cement to repair a damaged asphalt roof shingle on your home. Watch this video to find out more.

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