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xx   HOUSE

How to patch a shingled roof.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1971 (v.49#4) pg. 26

Periodic checkups you can make to keep abreast of your roof's condition and how to tell when the time has come to reroof.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS May 1976 (v.54#5) pg. 138

How to re-roof your house in a weekend with the help of a few friends.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 94

How to apply a new asphalt shingle roof.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Apr 1978 (v.56#4) pg. 239

How to repair and replace damaged asphalt and roof shingles.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1978 (v.56#6) pg. 215

Tips on checking your roof for leaks before rains begin.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Jun 1979 (v.57#6) pg. J13 (184+)

How to install roof sheathing, flashing, and shingles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1981 (v.4#11) pg. 56

Winterizing your roof. Includes tips on checking the roof, reinsulating, adding heat tape, etc.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Oct 1985 (v.9#1) pg. 46

Recovering the roof. Before you tackle the job, take a look at the latest innovations.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1987 (v.10#9) pg. 31
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Aug 1987 (v.10#11) pg. 6

Roofing reconsidered. The merits of various roofing materials are explored.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1989 (v.12#7) pg. 40
Added Info CANADIAN WORKSHOP Jun 1989 (v.12#9) pg. 6

Roof remedies. Tips on locating and repairing leaks in roofs.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Apr 1989 (v.12#7) pg. 70

Up on the roof. How to select replacement shingles and other materials that protect eaves and valleys. Photos show how to remove old shingles, lay asphalt felt and install new shingles.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1991 (v.15#2) pg. 30

Roofing product option. Looks at pros, cons, prices and facts on traditional materials and man-made composites.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 26

Two closed-valley flashing and roofing techniques that are easy to install yourself.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1995 (v.18#8) pg. 30

Roof sitter. Build a wooden bench with tool-storage pockets for use when working on the ridge of a roof.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP May 1996 (v.19#8) pg. 10

How to patch a large hole in a shingled roof.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 24

Twenty-five years to life. A look at roofing material options (asphalt shingles, cedar shakes and shingles, slate, fibre-cement tiles, metal roofing, bonded steel tiles, concrete tiles).
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Mar 1997 (v.20#6) pg. 38

How to apply asphalt shingles.
COUNTRYSIDE & SMALL STOCK JOURNAL Jan-Feb 1991 (v.75#1) pg. 34

Removing bubbles in flat roofing.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #85 Apr 1965 (v.15#2) pg. 48

How to find damaged places in a roof (composition, slate, tile, wood and flat) and how to make repairs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #86 Jun 1965 (v.15#3) pg. 54

Tips on repairing roof and siding damage. Includes hints for fixing composition, wood and built-up roofs, clapboard, cedar shake, asbestos shingle, and brick siding.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #91 Apr 1966 (v.16#2) pg. 57

Repair the ravages of winter. Includes repair of gutters and downspouts, driveway, roof, flashing, caulking, screen doors and screen windows.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #97 Apr 1967 (v.17#2) pg. 46

Roof repair. Repairing and replacing torn shingles, flashing, gutters, and downspouts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #109 Apr 1969 (v.19#2) pg. 52

How to relieve the space pinch in your house. Part 3. (1) Wall framing, (2) roofing the addition, (3) cutting the access door, and (4) sheathing the outside.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #125 Mar 1971 (v.21#3) pg. 44

How to repair roof shingles, flashings and asbestos siding shingles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #127 Jun 1971 (v.21#5) pg. 53

Step-by-step account of how professional roofers reroof a house with asphalt shingles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #129 Sep 1971 (v.21#7) pg. 54

How to inspect and repair roof shingles, flashings, gutters and downspouts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #137 Aug 1972 (v.22#6) pg. 48

Consumers guide to roofing. A look at what's available in shingles and at durabiltiy and style considerations.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #144 Apr 1973 (v.23#4) pg. 54

Tips on how to make repairs on asphalt shingled, wood shingled, and tile roofs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #147 Sep 1973 (v.23#7) pg. 44

Roof repairs you can make yourself. How to repair an asphalt shingle roof, the roof deck, flashing and trim.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #164 Jun 1975 (v.25#5) pg. 40

Guide to the repair of flashing, roof shingles, gutters and downspouts.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #171 Mar 1976 (v.26#3) pg. 42

Facts you should know about the way a roofer is supposed to put a new roof on your house.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #173 Jun 1976 (v.26#5) pg. 28

Reroofing. What you should know, whether you do it yourself or hire it done. Sketches help explain the important aspects of alignment over existing shingles, nailing information, flashing and application around walls, chimneys, in valleys and on hips and ridges.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #183 Sep 1977 (v.27#6) pg. 60

How to repair water damage to walls and ceilings. Covers locating and correcting problems in roofs and patching plaster and drywall.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #199 May-Jun 1979 (v.29#5) pg. 62

Tip: How to keep tar used in roof repairs from re-cracking.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #206 Feb 1980 (v.30#2) pg. 108

Tip: How to repair asphalt shingles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #209 May-Jun 1980 (v.30#5) pg. 56

Re-roof your home. A look at a job done by 4 women and tips on when to do it yourself and when to call in a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #212 Oct 1980 (v.30#8) pg. 15

Guide to roofing and siding products. How to choose the best ones for your needs.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #238 Apr 1983 (v.33#4) pg. 35

How to repair a shingled roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 90

Tip on repairing a flat roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #241 Sep 1983 (v.33#7) pg. 96

Tackling the toughest roof problems. Advice from a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #248 Apr 1984 (v.34#4) pg. 161

Tips on shingling over a tin roof and replacing built-in wooden gutters with aluminum gutters.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 20

Tip: Use a four-tine garden fork to remove old shingles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #251 Sep 1984 (v.34#7) pg. 136

How to install a new roof yourself.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #257 Mar 1985 (v.35#3) pg. 42

Tip: Use automotive aerosol-spray auto undercoating to seal roof valleys.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #268 Apr 1986 (v.36#4) pg. 136

Tip: Simple wooden jig for spacing roof shingles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #269 May-Jun 1986 (v.36#5) pg. 132

How to replace a single asphalt shingle.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #272 Oct 1986 (v.36#8) pg. 72

Tip: Bag your old roofing in plastic trash bags before tossing off the roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #286 Feb 1988 (v.38#2) pg. 84

How to spot roofing problems before major damage is done.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #290 Jul-Aug 1988 (v.38#6) pg. 64

Time for a new roof. Quick review explains the basic elements of a roofing job and will help you get the roof you want.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #300 Jul-Aug 1989 (v.39#7) pg. 56

How to fix a leaking roof valley.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #309 Jun 1990 (v.40#6) pg. 16

Tip on cleaning asphalt roof shingles to slow fungal growth.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #310 Jul-Aug 1990 (v.40#7) pg. 16

Replacing a shingle that has missing or broken tabs is illustrated.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 26

Tip on using a heavy mason trowel to raise three-tab shingles for repair.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #312 Oct 1990 (v.40#9) pg. 45

Tips on working safely on a steep roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #316 Mar 1991 (v.41#3) pg. 16

Leaky roofs. Quick cures for the common roof leak. How to determine where the leak is, how to fix it and when to call a professional.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #322 Oct 1991 (v.41#9) pg. 69

A brief guide to roof styles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #323 Nov-Dec 1991 (v.41#10) pg. 18

Why a roof leaks. How asphalt shingles break down and fail. Leaks around flashing and roof failure from the inside explained. Tips on prevention and correction.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #337 Apr 1993 (v.43#4) pg. 23

Tip suggests using copper wire to prevent fungal growth on a shingled roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #343 Nov-Dec 1993 (v.43#10) pg. 14

Shingling a curved roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #348 May 1994 (v.44#5) pg. 13

An explanation of the difference between roof pitch and roof slope.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #365 Feb 1996 (v.46#2) pg. 9

Roof safety. A guide to gear that can increase comfort and safety when working on a roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #366 Mar 1996 (v.46#3) pg. 60

How to replace damaged roof shingles.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #371 Sep 1996 (v.46#8) pg. 14

How to install a new roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #376 Mar 1997 (v.47#3) pg. 66

Finding and stopping roof leaks. A summary of real-life examples of where and why roofs leak and how to correct the problems.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #381 Sep 1997 (v.47#8) pg. 53

A do-it-yourself flat roof. Laying an EPDM rubber membrane roof. Includes detailed information on flashing and sealing to prevent leaks.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #392 Oct 1998 (v.48#9) pg. 46

Tip: Use string and staples to temporarily hold down 30-lb roofing felt.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #3 Jun-Jul 1981 pg. 6

Tips on re-roofing a flat tar roof and adding a deck over a flat roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #9 Jun-Jul 1982 pg. 4

Tip: Correct way to apply new roof shingles over old shingles to prevent shingle buildup.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #11 Oct-Nov 1982 pg. 12

Tip: Speed up cutting through built-up roofing with a circular saw by modifying the saw blade to cut a wider kerf.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #12 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 pg. 12

Tip: Apply copper caps to exposed rafters that extend beyond the roofline.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #12 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 pg. 12

The deck upstairs. How to combine a deck with a roof that won't leak.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #12 Dec 1982-Jan 1983 pg. 58

Shingle thatch. How steam-bent shingles, curved framing, and wave coursing create a unique roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #23 Oct-Nov 1984 pg. 52

Tips on installing cold-laid heavy mineral-covered felt on a low-pitch roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #26 Apr-May 1985 pg. 10

Tip: Use a four-pronged spading fork to remove a layer of asphalt shingles which cover wood shingles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #33 Jun-Jul 1986 pg. 16

Tip on collecting all of the debris generated when stripping old roofing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #57 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 26

Razing the roof. Second-story addition to a bungalow allows the old roof to stay in place until the addition has "dried in".
FINE HOMEBUILDING #57 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 43

Roofing with asphalt shingles. Proper procedures for laying three-tab shingles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #57 Dec 1989-Jan 1990 pg. 84
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #60 Apr-May 1990 pg. 4

How to remove roof discoloration caused by fungus growth algae.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #63 Oct-Nov 1990 pg. 16

Single-ply roofing. Tough, versatile membranes tackle the toughest flat roof problems. What is available and current installation techniques.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #64 Dec 1990-Jan 1991 pg. 43
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #67 Apr-May 1991 pg. 6

Growing up in Minnesota. Jacking up a garage roof to make a second floor room addition.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #67 Apr-May 1991 pg. 64

A cathedral ceiling roof design for hot climates that minimizes transfer of heat to the interior.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #70 Oct-Nov 1991 pg. 16

Advice on installation and maintenance practices for an asphalt built-up roof (pea gravel over asphalt).
FINE HOMEBUILDING #72 Feb-Mar 1992 pg. 14

Method for constructing a second-floor deck that also serves as a roof for a first-floor porch.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #84 Oct-Nov 1993 pg. 12

Tip on using wire (instead of lath) to protect tar paper from the wind until the shingles can be applied.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #85 Dec 1993-Jan 1994 pg. 32

Tearing off old roofing. Tips on roof inspection, tearoff tools, safety, cleanup, papering in, etc.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #86 Feb-Mar 1994 pg. 58
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 6

Tips on installing asphalt shingles over an existing asphalt roof, dealing with a roll-roofing valley, lead counterflashing, and the drip edge.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #88 Apr-May 1994 pg. 14

Laying out three-tab shingles.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #90 Aug-Sep 1994 pg. 50
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #91 Oct-Nov 1994 pg. 4

Choosing roofing. Looks at asphalt, wood, slate, tile, and metal.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #92 Dec 1994-Jan 1995 pg. 46

Tip on using strips of zinc or copper flashing to kill moss, mold and fungus on wood or asphalt roofs.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #98 Oct-Nov 1995 pg. 28

Working safely on the roof. Complying with new OSHA fall-protection regulations requires both the safety gear and a commitment to using it correctly. An overview of what is available.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #99 Dec 1995-Jan 1996 pg. 90
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #100 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 8

Technique for applying asphalt shingles starting from the ridge and working down to the eaves.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 28
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #125 Aug-Sep 1999 pg. 30

Adding a second story to a house. Technique shown involves building the new roof before tearing off the old one. This saves time and avoids weather worries.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #102 Apr-May 1996 pg. 64

Tip on using rubber-backed carpet to protect the shingles when working on a roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #104 Aug-Sep 1996 pg. 32

Installing a flat roof using EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) or single-ply rubber membrane.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #113 Dec 1997-Jan 1998 pg. 60

Upgrading a foam-insulated roof by applying additional foam insulation, strapping, sheathing, and standard felt paper, shingle, and flashing details.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #115 Apr-May 1998 pg. 18

How roofs and roof trusses influence the look of a house.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #117 Jun-Jul 1998 pg. 34

Tip on hiding black roofing sealant by sprinkling with shingle granules taken from the eavestrough.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #124 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 36

Designing roofs for snow country. The right roof slope, materials and venting will lengthen the life of the roof and structure.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #124 Jun-Jul 1999 pg. 96

How to extend the life of an asphalt roof by applying a roof coating.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1978 (v.2#9) pg. 81

Tip: How to lay asphalt singles over spaced sheathing.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1979 (v.3#9) pg. 13

Repairing built-up roofs.
HANDY ANDY May 1980 (v.4#8) pg. 43

How to lay asphalt roll roofing.
HANDY ANDY Jul 1980 (v.4#9) pg. 38

Tips on how to remove roof discoloration caused by algae.
HOME MECHANIX #685 May 1985 (v.81) pg. 14

Selecting a roofing contractor. What every roofing bid should include.
HOME MECHANIX #708 Apr 1987 (v.83) pg. 48

Roofing shingle repair. How to remove the damaged shingles and insert new felt and replacement shingles.
HOME MECHANIX #732 Apr 1989 (v.85) pg. 28

Tip on insulating a cathedral ceiling from the outside at the same time you replace the shingles.
HOME MECHANIX #738 Oct 1989 (v.85) pg. 100

Tip on covering old cement-asbestos shingles with oriented-strand board prior to installing new shingles.
HOME MECHANIX #741 Jan 1990 (v.86) pg. 84

Tip on converting an insulated cathedral-ceiling roof to an "icehouse roof" to increase the life of the shingles.
HOME MECHANIX #745 May 1990 (v.86) pg. 93

New life for old roofs. Tips on using tinted latex- and acrylic-based roof coatings to add as much as 10 years to the life of an asphalt-shingle roof.
HOME MECHANIX #749 Oct 1990 (v.86) pg. 32

Top secrets. A buyer's guide to the latest innovations in six types of residential roofing materials.
HOME MECHANIX #764 Apr 1992 (v.88) pg. 54

Roofing repairs. Guide to stopping leaks in asphalt- and wood-shingle roofs.
HOME MECHANIX #782 Feb 1994 (v.90) pg. 62
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #788 Sep 1994 (v.90) pg. 7

Tips on installing a pitched roof over an old flat roof.
HOME MECHANIX #802 Feb 1996 (v.92) pg. 10

Reroofing with asphalt shingles. Advice on determining everything that needs to be done through an advance inspection, roofovers, selection of a contractor and a description of shingle materials.
HOME MECHANIX #804 Apr 1996 (v.92) pg. 50
Added Info HOME MECHANIX #806 Jun 1996 (v.92) pg. 7

Advice on what must be done to tile a deck that also serves as the roof for a living room.
HOME MECHANIX #805 May 1996 (v.92) pg. 18

How to inspect a roof to see if it needs repair or replacement. What to look for and what to do about it.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1985 (v.10#8) pg. 32

Top choices. What to look for when it's time to reroof. A comparison of asphalt, wood, metal, tile, slate and composites.
HOMEOWNER Mar 1988 (v.13#2) pg. 47

Simple jig to keep courses of shingles straight during reroofing.
HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.13#8) pg. 60

Be your own house contractor. SPECIAL GUIDE to the PBS television series "Hometime". (1) How to work with designers, choose contractors and coordinate schedules. (2) Foundation options. (3) Framing fundamentals. (4) Mechanical systems (plumbing, heating, electrical). (5) Finishing the shell (roofing, siding, windows). (6) Energy efficiency. (7) Interior finishing. (8) Choosing & installing cabinets.
HOMEOWNER Jan-Feb 1989 (v.14#1) pg. 19
Correction HOMEOWNER Mar 1989 (v.14#2) pg. 4
Added Info HOMEOWNER Apr 1989 (v.14#3) pg. 7

Reroofing a house. What you should know about it whether you do it yourself or have it done.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO May-Jun 1978 (v.3#3) pg. 35

How to re-roof a house.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 75

Safety tips when re-roofing by yourself.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Mar-Apr 1980 (v.5#2) pg. 80

How to ensure a good roof overhead. How to tell if you need a new roof or just repairs.
HOMEOWNERS HOW TO Sep-Oct 1982 (v.7#5) pg. 67

ABC's of reroofing a house.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #478 Mar 1968 (v.64) pg. 76

The ABC's of roof repair.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #531 Aug 1972 (v.68) pg. 93

How to reroof your house with asphalt shingles.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #540 May 1973 (v.69) pg. 80

Tips on installing roof shingles yourself. Newer lightweight shingles make the job easier.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #551 Apr 1974 (v.70) pg. 74

How to repair a roof gone bad. Removing old rotten wood shingles, old asphalt shingles, repairing rotted sheathing and installing new shingles over old, but sound, roofs.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #574 Mar 1976 (v.72) pg. 38

Easy way to reshingle a roof.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #599 Apr 1978 (v.74) pg. 116

How to repair a flat roof with a new covering of roll roofing.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #603 Aug 1978 (v.74) pg. 78

How to reroof with roll roofing.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #612 May 1979 (v.75) pg. 90

Reroofing. Tips on repairing and replacing your own roof shingles.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #628 Sep 1980 (v.76) pg. 62

Reroofing the older house yourself.
MECHANIX ILLUSTRATED #652 Sep 1982 (v.78) pg. 61

Repair guide for leaking roofs. Looks at peaks, fields, valleys, hips, rakes, eaves, and flashing.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #125 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 49

Do your own roofing. 5 articles cover roof repairs, selecting roofing materials, laying shingles, flashing and safety while on the roof.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1982 (v.3#3) pg. 18

How to apply your own hot tar roof. Est. cost: $100 per 1000 sq.ft.
NEW SHELTER Mar 1983 (v.4#3) pg. 40

Flat-roof repairs. How to patch blisters, slit-and-patch a worn area and how to inspect a gravel roof.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Oct 1973 (v.1#1) pg. 9

How to restore a Colonial roof. Description of the reroofing of a house built between 1750-1800.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Aug 1979 (v.7#8) pg. 85

Tip: How to make a shingle shaper that will make it easy to cut asphalt shingles into special shapes.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov 1980 (v.8#11) pg. 175

Restoration basics. Part 2. Roofing: repair or replace?
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Feb 1981 (v.9#2) pg. 29

SPECIAL ISSUE on roofs including an illustrated dictionary of roof designs and parts, roofing materials, how to repair an old roof, how to flash a chimney, etc.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Apr 1983 (v.11#3) pg. 53

Roofing over the roof. Over-roofing preserves historic materials used to construct an 18th-century house.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1988 (v.16#5) pg. 50

Technique for gauging the pitch of a roof while standing on the ground. Requires a folding rule which functions like a sextant to determine the pitch.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.18#3) pg. 18

Composition shingles of the 1920s and 1930s. A buyer's guide to modern shingles for repairs or replacement.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.18#3) pg. 28

Roof work. Tools for stripping, installing, and/or repairing a roof.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1990 (v.18#3) pg. 58

Tip on making hard-to-find shingles from roll roofing of a similar color.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1994 (v.22#5) pg. 22

Special report on roofing and siding. (1) Recreating classic clapboard siding with modern materials. (2) Laying a standing seam metal roof using the mallet and iron method. (3) Slate and shingle lookalikes. Manmade substitutes for natural roofings. (4) Wood shingle report.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Sep-Oct 1994 (v.22#6) pg. 31

Roll roofing installation procedures detailed.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1995 (v.23#4) pg. 42

Gambrels are alive and well. Understanding the shapes of old-house roofs.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL May-Jun 1996 (v.24#3) pg. 52

The rundown on rubber roofs. A primer on the installation of membrane roofing.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1998 (v.26#2) pg. 44

Tip on how to remove moss from an asbestos shingle roof.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1998 (v.26#6) pg. 80

How to reroof your home. Part 1. Laying asphalt shingles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jun 1967 (v.127#6) pg. 152

Be your own roofer and save half the cost.
POPULAR MECHANICS Sep 1972 (v.138#3) pg. 176

How to repair a severely damaged roof, one that has a hole in it.
POPULAR MECHANICS May 1973 (v.139#5) pg. 104

How to reroof your house like a pro. The right way to reroof with asphalt strip shingles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1978 (v.149#4) pg. 156

Tip: Make your own roof coating brush from old broom heads.
POPULAR MECHANICS Jul 1980 (v.154#1) pg. 35

How to repair and reshingle your roof. Includes a complete guide to roofing materials and installation.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1982 (v.157#4) pg. 130, 135

Get to know your roof. Tips on checking for roof damage.
POPULAR MECHANICS Aug 1986 (v.163#8) pg. 48

Top coat. A quick and easy way to reroof your home using shingles which have eliminated the slots between the tabs.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1988 (v.165#4) pg. 116

Tip on determining when to reshingle a roof.
POPULAR MECHANICS Nov 1988 (v.165#11) pg. 141

Roof repairs. Patching leaks, installing storm collars around furnace flues, and sealing around a skylight.
POPULAR MECHANICS Apr 1992 (v.169#4) pg. 80

Replacing roof shingles. Removing old shingles, applying underlayment and flashing, and installing the new shingles.
POPULAR MECHANICS Feb 1999 (v.176#2) pg. 89

New roofing materials guide.
POPULAR SCIENCE Sep 1965 (v.187#3) pg. 126

GE's new Traffic Topping waterproofs a sundeck. Applied with a trowel, this silicon material will waterproof a flat roof or sundeck which is walked on. Est. cost: $580 for a 22x24-ft. deck.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jun 1967 (v.190#6) pg. 138

The Lockbox House. Part 3. Two unique roofing systems. (1) Metal-tile requiring no sheathing. (2) Seamless neoprene deck.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1972 (v.201#1) pg. 102

Guide to selecting and installing the many new roofing materials available.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1974 (v.204#4) pg. 114

Adjustable platform which will fit any roof has holes in it to hold a hammer and nails, plus enough surface to hold a pile of shingles. Useful when making roof repairs.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1976 (v.208#4) pg. 60

Tips on selecting and installing fiberglass-based asphalt shingles.
POPULAR SCIENCE Jul 1978 (v.213#1) pg. 96

How to do your own asphalt reshingling.
POPULAR SCIENCE Mar 1979 (v.214#3) pg. 123

Corrugated asphalt roofing (called Supersheet) requires no underlayment or roofing felt. Suitable for any roof. Colors may be restored by painting if they fade.
POPULAR SCIENCE Apr 1980 (v.216#4) pg. 102

Roof repair. Replacing damaged asphalt shingles. Includes two suggestions for safely securing a ladder.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1986 (v.1#2) pg. 92

Reroofing your home. A homeowner's guide to roofing materials.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Sep 1988 (v.3#7) pg. 25

Elastomeric membrane roof coatings. What is available and tips on installation.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Oct 1988 (v.3#8) pg. 68

In search of the 50-year roof. A survey of long-lasting roofing materials. Provides a checklist for homeowners undertaking a reroofing project using a contractor and another for do-it-yourselfers.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1989 (v.4#4) pg. 60

Tips on locating the source of a roof leak.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER May-Jun 1989 (v.4#4) pg. 82

Tip on how to remove algae growth from roof shingles and prevent it from recurring.
PRACTICAL HOMEOWNER Nov 1989 (v.4#8) pg. 6

Tips on repairing and replacing an asphalt shingled roof.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS Winter 1980 pg. 12

A guide to roofing materials, their style, color, characteristics and cost compared
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #816 Jun 1997 (v.93) pg. 32

How to select an experienced, professional roofer.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #827 Jul-Aug 1998 (v.94) pg. 14

Fixing damaged roof shingles. Step-by-step instructions for the three most-common asphalt shingle repairs.
TODAY'S HOMEOWNER #829 Oct 1998 (v.94) pg. 70

Roof repair for shingled and built-up roofs.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1965 (v.21#3) pg. 26

How to reroof a house. Includes instructions for shingling a low-pitched roof that was formerly graveled.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1972 (v.28#3) pg. 14

How to reshingle a roof.
WORKBENCH Jul-Aug 1977 (v.33#4) pg. 22

Room addition. Part 5. Roof. How to frame, deck and shingle a gable roof.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1978 (v.34#2) pg. 72

Roof leaks and how to find them.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1980 (v.36#2) pg. 28

Save thousands of dollars by doing your own reroofing. Covers application of asphalt shingles on roofs previously covered with either asphalt or wood shingles. How to prepare the old roof and apply the new shingles.
WORKBENCH May-Jun 1980 (v.36#3) pg. 4

Inexpensive remodeling makes small house more livable and attractive. Includes information on removing old roofing, repairing deck and reroofing.
WORKBENCH Mar-Apr 1982 (v.38#2) pg. 74

When is it time to reroof? How to tell the difference between a roof that needs repairs and one that needs replacing.
WORKBENCH Oct-Nov 1992 (v.48#5) pg. 70