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Advice on cleaning and painting corrugated galvanized metal roofing.
CANADIAN WORKSHOP Nov 1997 (v.21#2) pg. 29

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

Tips on how to seal a metal roof.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #316 Mar 1991 (v.41#3) pg. 17

Tip on installing steel-panel roofing to minimize problems from expansion and contraction.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #17 Oct-Nov 1983 pg. 4

Metal roofing. Sorting through the confusing array of metals, patterns, and coatings.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #24 Dec 1984-Jan 1985 pg. 42
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #27 Jun-Jul 1985 pg. 4
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #28 Aug-Sep 1985 pg. 6
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #32 Apr-May 1986 pg. 6

Tip: How to cut sheet steel roofing material with a circular saw.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #26 Apr-May 1985 pg. 16

The classic "tin" lid. Hand-forming a standing-seam metal roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #39 Apr-May 1987 pg. 61
Added Info FINE HOMEBUILDING #41 Aug-Sep 1987 pg. 4

Tips on removing an incompatible coating from a metal roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #44 Feb-Mar 1988 pg. 10

Tip on leaving an air space underneath a prepainted galvanized metal roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #48 Aug-Sep 1988 pg. 12

Tip on installing metal snow guards on roofs made of a different metal in such a way as to prevent galvanic reactions.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #53 Apr-May 1989 pg. 16

Tips on painting an old, rusty-metal barn roof.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #62 Aug-Sep 1990 pg. 20

Cover your roof with aluminum shingles made from used offset printing plates. Est. cost: $60.
MOTHER EARTH NEWS #69 May-Jun 1981 pg. 74

Tinplate and terneplate roofing. Preservation and repair.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1981 (v.9#3) pg. 53

How to install a standing-seam metal roof. Includes a guide to roofing materials that are available and explains how to install the roof pans.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar 1985 (v.13#2) pg. 35

Tip: How to remove sap from a terne roof (copper-bearing steel, coated with a lead-tin alloy).
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul 1985 (v.13#6) pg. 124

Tip: Strip aluminum paint from a tinplate roof to halt corrosion and refinish with a non-corroding paint.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Mar-Apr 1987 (v.15#2) pg. 14

Making sense of metal roofs. A description of the various historic types.
OLD-HOUSE JOURNAL Jul-Aug 1992 (v.20#4) pg. 30

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

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

Comeback of the metal roof. New systems are durable, handsome, and suitable for do-it-yourself installation.
POPULAR SCIENCE Oct 1983 (v.223#4) pg. 124

Adding an enameled-steel roof over a conventional shingle roof also allows extra insulation to be added between old and new roofing. Works only for cathedral ceilings or heated attics.
POPULAR SCIENCE Aug 1987 (v.231#2) pg. 68

How to select and install aluminum shingles.
WORKBENCH Sep-Oct 1982 (v.38#5) pg. 40