Asphalt shingles cost from around $80 to $140 per square. Less common options, such as metal, slate, wood or clay shingles can cost significantly more.
CertainTeed manufactures strip shingles, dimensional shingles and premium dimensional shingles. Strip shingles are basic, single-layered shingles, and dimensional shingles are dual- or multi-layered. The company's premiu...
Install metal roofing over shingles by screwing furring strips to the existing roof and attaching the metal to the strips. Metal roofing is available in standing seam materials or metal shingles. The furring strips allow...
To estimate an interior paint job, one must consider the cost of paint, the square footage to be covered, other painting supplies needed, the labor costs if one is hiring painters and any special needs of the specific jo...
The cost of insulating an attic is between $1.01 and $1.71 per square feet, figures are based on a 500 square foot space. Price of insulation varies per home location and size of attic.
Whether installing a shingle-over ridge vent or a metal ridge vent, the cap shingles and the wood sheathing must be removed. From there, it's a matter of reinstalling the shingles to hide the vent, as in the shingle-over...
Manufacturers often specify ventilation requirements as part of the warranty covering the shingles. Improper ventilation may reduce the length or void the warranty if damage occurs because of the ventilation issues.