Archive for Hip Roofs

My Roof is Sagging (Encore) Prugar Consulting, Inc.

POSTED BY   /  31 Декабрь, 2014  

my-roof-is-sagging-encore-prugar-consulting-inc_21 Until homeowners see the ridge of their roof sagging or a big dip in the plane of the roof, they care little about how their roof is framed. When they observe a sag or dip in their roof they begin..
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Creating a Dutch Hip Roof Chief Architect Knowledge Base

POSTED BY   /  28 Декабрь, 2014  

creating-a-dutch-hip-roof-chief-architect_21 QUESTION How do I create a ­Dutch ­hip roof. ANSWER A Dutch hip roof, sometimes called a Dutch gable roof, is a combination of hip and gable roof styles in which a gable is located at the end of the..
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The Worlds Largest Living Roof

POSTED BY   /  25 Декабрь, 2014  

the-worlds-largest-living-roof_11 by Susan on September 18, 2012 Last week I toured the Ford Rouge manufacturing facility.  The Rouge was developed between 1917 and 1928.  Henry Fords vision was to create a manufacturing complex with complete vertical integration.  Raw materials came into..
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Materials & features Floors, wall cladding, roofing & joinery

POSTED BY   /  22 Декабрь, 2014  

wood-shake-roofing-premium-roofing_11 Types of floor The type of floor put into a house depends on the design and construction methods. The common types are: Concrete pad. Wooden – either suspended timber strip-lined floors or pressed composite materials. The advantage of a house..
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Sod House on the Prairie in southwest Minnesota A guide for visitors

POSTED BY   /  21 Декабрь, 2014  

Other stories in "Frontier history" At historic sites, battle reenactments turn history into flesh and blood. Road trip: Southwest Wisconsin A 170-mile loop winds past lead mines, a famous grotto and a brewery town. Following the tall ships Sloops and..
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Ridge vents install easily with THOR Roofing and Hand Tools

POSTED BY   /  18 Декабрь, 2014  

ridge-vents-install-easily-with-thor-roofing-and_11 Attic / Roof Ventilation, where are you? by Ron Hungarter Attic / roof ventilation is probably the least understood requirement, necessary for achieving a healthy home, world-wide! Proper ventilation is absolutely necessary and vital, not only to the health and..
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How to Measure for Metal Roofing eHow

POSTED BY   /  17 Декабрь, 2014  

how-do-you-install-corrugated-metal-roofing-at_11 Instructions Measure the length and the width of all flat surfaces of the roof. To do this, determine which surface will receive metal. Generally, all roofing surfaces that are exposed to rain should be covered with metal. Measure the length..
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Atlantas 11 Hottest Rooftop Restaurants & Bars rooftop bars — Zagat

POSTED BY   /  14 Декабрь, 2014  

top-5-rooftop-bars-gardens-in-manhattan-new-york_31 By Christopher Hassiotis May 27, 2014 If the temperatures elevated, maybe take a cue and elevate your dining and drinking spot too. The springtime pollen and intense summer humidity means that there are times when Atlantas alfresco options are limited,..
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Earthship Water System

POSTED BY   /  13 Декабрь, 2014  

earthship-water-system_21 Here are some highlights of the Earthship system for catching water, reusing water, and treating waste water. Amazingly, Earthships in Taos, which gets only 8 inches of rain, are able to supply all their water needs from water collected from..
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How to Repair Downspouts and Gutters

POSTED BY   /  13 Декабрь, 2014  

how-to-repair-a-leaking-gutter_31 Fix-It-Yourself Project #103 How to Repair Downspouts and Gutters Tool and Material Checklist Gutter, Whisk broom, Pliers, Leaf strainer, Leaf guards, Ladder, Power drill, Steel brush for power drill, Plumber’s or Electrician’s snake, asphaltum paint, Roofing cement, Splash block, Gutter..
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