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I had the 'opportunity' to re-roof my garage this summer, and I thought I'd try to save you from some of the trouble I went through.  Laying down shingles isn't really very complicated, as long as you have the right tools and the slope of the roof isn't too insane. If you've got a small area to cover, it's a reasonable project to take on. But forewarned: it's hard work. For a smallish garage (about 450 square feet of roof) it took me two full days (and I had help). ToolsNail gun - don't do…

How To Re-Shingle A Roof (and not die)

How to re-shingle a roof (and not die). Putting a new roof on a small building isn't that hard, as long as you're careful and use the right tools. Here's how.

Oh boy do I have to do this!!!!!!!!Expert Energy Saving Tips: The Family Handyman

Expert Energy Saving Tips

Want to whittle down your heating costs this winter? Check out these easy to implement money-saving energy tips and cut your heating bills starting today!

Get step by step tutorials for simple roofing projects you can master without a pro! Save money and time with these easy tips on how to install asphalt shingles, valley flashing, and roof heating cables. Prevent ice dams, remove old shingles, and get pointers from the pros on how to keep your attic cool in those hot summer months. Click here and read The Exceedingly Comprehensive Guide To DIY Home Improvement for First-Time Homeowners and get started today!

The New Homeowner's Guide to DIY Home Improvement

Want to learn how to DIY your home improvement? Check out these 46 tips to discover how to repair, remodel and renovate every facet of your home.

5 Ways to Build Your House on the Cheap.  Tips, tricks and advice for saving money while building your custom dream home.  #home #building #customhome #realestate #frugaltips #moneysaving #savingmoney

5 Ways to Build a House on the Cheap! | Rule This Roost

5 Ways to Build Your House on the Cheap. Tips, tricks and advice for saving money while building your custom dream home. #home #building #customhome #realestate #frugaltips #moneysaving #savingmoney

Use a 2 x 4 to build yourself an electrical box mounting jig so all your boxes can be the same height. Do this for all your light switches as well.......D.

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Cincinnati Insulation Company

Cincinnati insulation contractor Deer Park Roofing provides attic insulation services to lower energy costs in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky homes.

Sealing and Insulating Rim Joists / InSoFast Continuous Insulation

Sealing and Insulating Rim Joists | InSoFast Continuous Insulation Panels

Rim Joists can Leak more than Windows For many homes, the rim joist is one of the major sources of heat loss and air infiltration. The […]

Sealing and Insulating Rim Joists | InSoFast Continuous Insulation Panels

Sealing and Insulating Rim Joists | InSoFast Continuous Insulation Panels

Rim Joists can Leak more than Windows For many homes, the rim joist is one of the major sources of heat loss and air infiltration. The […]

How to Frame Your House and Avoid Costly Mistakes

How to Frame Your House and Avoid Costly Mistakes | How To Build It

House framing tips and tricks. Finish your home project quickly!

Closet Bifold Door Rough Opening - The cabinet is vital have for any home to provide that extra storage space. The cabinet a

Closet Bifold Door Rough Opening

Closet Bifold Door Rough Opening - The cabinet is vital have for any home to provide that extra storage space. The cabinet a

How to Safely & Easily Do DIY Work Alone — The Family Handyman

28 Helpful Tips for Doing DIY Work Alone

When a project requires extra hands but there aren’t any available (or you’re too stubborn to ask for help!), try one of these tips for doing DIY work alone.