Building a Foolproof Low-Slope Roof

A homeowner in the Pacific Northwest wants to detail his roof correctly—and has concerns about venting—but it may already be too late. The solution? Put time and effort into creating an unvented roof that best meets codes and needs. Read more

Will Open-Cell Spray Foam Insulation Really Rot Your Roof?

It's a good question that’s been raised in multiple reports written by green building experts and scientists. The answer? It won't rot your—or your customer's—roof so long as it’s installed correctly. Here's the science behind the answer. Read more

Razorback Shingle Remover

This shingle remover’s replaceable, notched blade gets under shingles. It also pulls up nails, and the tool's fiberglass handle won’t warp or swell like a wooden one might. Read more

What's Driving Green Product Manufacturers?

REMODELING's sister publication ECOBUILDING PULSE recently sat down with Martin Grohman, director of sustainability for GAF, about the roofing company's approach to sustainability and GAF's green efforts. Read more

9 Green Products to Color Your World 9 Green Products to Color Your World

Today we're showcasing building products that are actually green. Somebody pinch us! Read more

IBS/KBIS Day 2 Product PicksIBS/KBIS Day 2 Product Picks

Hallie Busta, Lauren Hunter, and Jennifer Goodman share some of their favorite IBS/KBIS products from day 2. Read more

Building Better Eaves

Roof overhangs can be finished in a number of materials and constructed in a wide variety of different ways. Here's what you need to know to construct eaves that will survive the test of time. Read more

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How Warranties Can Help You Sell Roof Work

Long-term workmanship warranties can be a potent marketing and sales tool Read more

EPDM Roofing Over OSB

Q: Does EPDM roofing always need to be installed over polyisocyanurate insulation, or can it be installed directly over OSB? Read more

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