Materials needed to install hot tar roofing, otherwise known as built-up roofing, include enough felt to cover the roof several times, a hammer and nails, scissors, tar and a mop. Finishing a hot tar roof is optional, bu... More »

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Builders use hot tar and gravel, modified bitumen, or a rubber membrane on homes with flat roofs. Homeowners can also pick a standing seam metal roof if they have a roof pitch of at least 1/4 inch per foot. More »

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Good materials for flat roofs are traditional hot tar and gravel, modified bitumen, ethylene propylene diene monomer and PVC. A built-up roof uses tar and gravel. This is an attractive and relatively inexpensive option, ... More »

Anyone planning to build a shed needs quality lumber and plywood, roofing materials, hardware parts such as nails and hinges, and building tools such as a hammer, screwdrivers, a saw, a meter, a framing square, line, sta... More »

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Installing a corrugated metal roof is a major undertaking which typically involves a team of roofers and requires corrugated metal panels, ridge caps, a circular saw, a claw hammer, measuring tools like a chalk line and ... More »

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To tile a ceiling, you need ceiling tiles, nails, a hammer, an industrial stapler, chalk and adhesive. Measure the ceiling, cut tiles if needed and attach ceiling tiles using either adhesive or furring strips. The entire... More »

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Some shed roof covering materials are roll roofing, shake shingles, asphalt shingles and corrugated metal roof sheets. Roll roofing is a similar material to that which is used in asphalt shingles. However, generally roll... More »