Roof Safety

Walking around roofs can be dangerous. Make sure you use a good gripping shoe that can grip into the shingles. But the most important thing is your ladder. Make sure you get the ladder safe and stable, dont take chances with an unstable ladder. Also dont just put it up…

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Gutters

One thing that is overlooked on roofs is gutters. I know, they can be a pain, always getting plugged up. The problem is if they dont flow they put water back under the roof line and rot it out. So clean your gutters, and put up one of the various…

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Plumbing Vent Size

Here is an interesting tidbit. You dont need 11/2, 2, or 3 inch vents unless local code requires those sizes. Most codes are pretty ambivilent, stating that the vent should be sized for good function. Thats way open to interpretation. Many modern houses only have 2 inch vents, why waste…

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