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Roof Shingles

How to Remove and Prevent Black Algae Stains on Asphalt Shingle Roofs

If you live in a humid area of the country, you’ve probably seen unsightly dark streaks on asphalt shingle roofs. Read this article to find out more.
“Today’s Homeowner” host Danny Lipford installs a rain diverter

How to Install a Rain Diverter

Gutters are a common way to handle rain running off a roof, but if your house doesn’t have gutters, you can still keep rainwater away from doors by installing a rain diverter. Watch this video to see how.
Replacing drip edge eave strip.

How to Replace Metal Drip Edge Eave Strips

Find out how to remove and replace rusty drip edge eave strips on your roof with low maintenance vinyl coated aluminum strips that never needs painting. Watch this video to see how.
Lift a shingle on an asphalt roof with a flat prybar

Do It! How to Replace a Damaged Asphalt Roof Shingle

When replacing a damaged asphalt roof shingle, you can either replace the entire piece, or cut the shingle into sections and replace just a single tab.
Water from roof leak running down rafter in attic.

Tips for Locating Hard to Find Roof Leaks

Watch this video for tips on how to find the source of hard to find roof leaks by inspecting the roof rafters and decking from inside your attic.
Danny Lipford demonstrating how to secure a tarp to a storm damaged roof.

How to Attach a Tarp to a Leaking, Storm-Damaged Roof

Watch this video to find out how to attach a tarp the right way to a leaking or storm damaged roof to reduce water damage in your home.
Danny Lipford installing a rain diverter on a roof.

Installing a Rain Diverter

Nothing is more annoying than having to walk through a waterfall coming off your roof to reach the front door every time it rains. Fortunately, installing a sheet metal rain diverter provides an easy and inexpensive solution to the problem. Read on to find out how.
Leaking roof flashing around a chimney full of leaves

How to Repair Leaking Chimney Roof Flashing

Roof flashing around chimneys can pull away from the brick, allowing rainwater to leak inside the house. Watch this video to find out how to repair leaking chimney flashing.
replacing roof vent

How to Replace a Roof Vent Jack

Roof jacks fit over plumbing vent pipes in the roof to prevent leaking. If you have squirrels in your area, the roof jacks may need to be replaced.