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Traditional Roofing Magazine

Fall/ Winter 2007/2008: Issue #6

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Traditional Roofing Magazine Issue #6


Understanding Headlap on Slate Roofs

This fundamental and critical roofing concept is often overlooked or ignored. [PDF]

Headlap - This fundamental and critical roofing concept is often overlooked or ignored.


Readers Write

Valley replacement, earthquakes, galvanized nails and copper gutters, do-it-Yourselfers vs roofers, numnuts?, slate overhang at drip edge, widely varying estimates, leaking chimney, hanging gutters, hooked on slate, leaking box gutters, burning your house down soldering, fake slate, last but not least. [PDF]

This is a photo of terrible slate roof repairs.


Flat-Lock Soldered Copper Roofing

A traditional low-slope roofing that lasts for generations, but is rarely seen in roofing circles today. [PDF]

Flat-Lock Soldered Copper Roofing


SRCA Conference 2007

The Slate Roofing Contractors’ Association of North America holds its first national conference. [PDF]

SRCA Conference 2007


Rounded Slate Valleys

A beautiful way to create a unique look on a slate roof. [PDF]

Rounded Slate Valleys with Brent Ulisky


Slate Siding

This often overlooked method of protecting the outer walls of a structure can be extraordinarily artistic. [PDF]

Slate Siding - This often overlooked method of protecting the outer walls of a structure can be extraordinarily artistic.


Expansion Joints in Built-In Gutters

Important but obscure details can make or break a box gutter. [PDF]

Expansion Joints in Built-In Gutters


The Owner-Built Century Roof

Once again, a home-owner with no prior slating experience outdoes the roofing contractors. [PDF]

The Owner-Built Century Slate Roof


Project Spotlight

The Paulin Slate and Copper Company shines at Case Western University. [PDF]

nd Copper Company shines at Case Western University.


Soldering Copper Roof Flashings

An important skill when doing advanced flashing work. [PDF]

Soldering Copper Roof Flashings


Bits and Pieces about Slate Roofs

Advice from Experience, Web Site Devoted to Cancer Prevention, Mysterious Stains, Slate Art, Real Vermont Roofing Slate, Standard Practices for Stainless Steel Roofing, Flashing, Copings, And the Winner is... [PDF]

Bits and Pieces of Information about Slate Roofing


Generation X Slaters

[PDF]

Generation X Slaters


What the Hail?

Hail damage to slate roofs and how to identify it. [PDF]

Hail damage to slate roofs and  how to identify it.


Snowguards: What's New

[PDF]

Snowguards and snow retention devices


Remove an Old Chimney Top from a Slate Roof

Get rid of that old chimney from your slate roof. [PDF]

Get rid of that old chimney from your slate roof.


Metal Drip Edges on Slate Roofs

Drip edges for slate roofs are different from those for other roof systems. [PDF]

Drip edges for slate roofs are different from those for other roof systems.


Aprons and Cleats on Slate Roof Flashings

Roof slope transition flashings [PDF]

Aprons and Cleats on Slate Roof Flashings


Snow Rails

A heavy-duty snow retention system that lasts for generations [PDF]

Snow Rails - A heavy-duty snow retention system that lasts for generations

 

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