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  1. Residential Roofing
    <P>Hey roofers-I am curious how each of you calculates the numbers of squares to bill a GC for, if your contact is based on a 'per square' price.  </P> <P> </P> <P>Do you base it on actual roof area measured?  On the amount of materials purchased for the job?  On the amount of materials actually...
  2. General Roofing Discussion
    Just wondering if there are any other roofing contractors out there who could give me some tips on my website and getting a higher ranking in Google.&nbsp; Also what are your thoughts on adwords?<br><br>My website is www.timberlineroof.ca<br>
  3. Roofing Tools and Equipment
    The P&P Power VING (Versatile Innovative Non-Galling) Cutter revolutionizes the way people cut sheet metal, namely metal roofing. The VING is as easy to use as a jigsaw, and is much safer. The VING will handle over the rib metal roofing applications up to 24 gauge, and goes all the way up to 20...
  4. Roofing Material and Products
    We're thinking about installing snap-lock standing seam metal roofing (from Galvalume). Does this type of roofing require maintenance at some point? Do the screws/panels ever loosen? What else might require maintenance and how often would it need to be addressed? Thanks so much.
  5. General Roofing Discussion
    I have an apartment building with a flat roof and leaks. The debate is wether to install a new tpo or install wood trusses than put 26 g locked seam concealed fastener roof. The tpo will cost 45k and the metal will cost 90k. Will I actually get 50 years out of a metal? Just looking for some...
  6. Residential Roofing
    Hello everyone. A trailer house 77' in lengh an 16' ft wide has eaten my lunch the past couple days. The first on that ever has the 3,4,5 method is just not working seems to me the trailer is convexed . One side of the trailer about a 1/3 is running straight then it just stars running up hill...
  7. Residential Roofing
    So im having my old roof completely removed and installing a standing seam metal roof 24gauge. I’ve heard two different stories regarding underlayment. The first is run ice and water shield 4 feet up and then use 30 pound felt the rest of the way up the roof, or use ice and water shield on the...
  8. RoofingTalk.com Help and Suggestions
    Can Anyone give me some in site on metal roofing?<br>How is that i am getting under bid by 2/3s IE. my estimate 15,000<br>theirs 5,000.???????<br>I don't sub anything out all of work is done in house. <br>We do a lot of work in my home town, which just happens to sit within 20 miles of Amish...
  9. Residential Roofing
    I have a customer that owns a metal frame house, although the house is stone on the outside. Last summer while very hot (over 100 deg) we installed a re roof. A few months later when the weather cooled he called me out to look at what he called humps, or ridges. It seems the metal frame with...
  10. General Roofing Discussion
    We just got done installing our first metal roof. It was a 2 layer shingle tear off, install ice and water shield on the entire roof and install an r-panel metal. The manufacturer recommends using butyl tape on the overlapping seams - but is not a requirement. The manufacturer says the roof as...
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