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Designing a Roof Addition

Consider these four options so the new portion of your roof matches the original one If you want your addition to look like it could be an original part of the house—instead of an afterthought—focus on the roofline. No matter ...

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Top 6 Roofing Materials

From wood shake to asphalt shingles, roofing material is an important consideration that contributes to the overall look and style of your home. Updating your existing roof allows you to add value to your home and communicate your home’s look ...

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A Roof Over Your Head: Choosing Materials

Check out this information regarding the various types of materials that can be used to cover a roof, as well as which ones might be best for you. “For choosing a roof, there’s a really wide variety of choices, from ...

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All About Roofs: Pitches, Trusses and Framing

Learn about the basic types of pitched roofs and roof frame designs. Roofs may be pitched (angled), or “flat” (which, in reality, is very slightly angled). Most roofs are pitched. There are many types of pitched roofs to suit different ...

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Roof Designs and Styles

Although rarely the first thing you notice, a roof says much about a home’s style. Take this tour of housetops to choose the best roof for your home. Tudor Influence The secret to this home’s gracious patina is architectural symmetry ...

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