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How To : Make an Arched Roof in Minecraft

This week, I will be covering one of my favorite styles of roofing in Minecraft—the arched roof. This is basically just a roof that starts out steep and slowly slopes down until it meets in the center. I think this type of roof looks great in Elvish-styled buildings and can ma ...more

How To : Roof a house

In this online video series, learn from roofing expert Tom Shean how to roof a house using metal roofing tiles. Tom will demonstrate, step by step, how to frame for and install metal roof tiles. Learn from our expert how to install roof battens, how to frame roof valleys, how ...more

How To : Install roof trusses

You can not have a house without a solid roof. Watch this video tutorial for a demonstration on how to install roof trusses.

How To : Install a range hood roof vent

Range hoods are a necessity in any kitchen. A properly installed range hood will vent hot air and cooking odors outside as well as help keep kitchen surfaces free of grease. The trickiest part of installing a range hood is determining how to run the ventilation ducts. Dependin ...more

How To : Reshingle a roof with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to reshingle a roof. Steps: 1. Pry off old roof shingles with pitch fork. 2. Nail down loose roof sheathing to rafters. 3. Cover roof deck with 30-pound felt underlayment; staple felt every 6 to 8 inches. 4. Nail drip-edge fla ...more

How To : Properly nail shingles on a roof

How to properly nail shingles on a roof The preferred order for nailing is 1,3,2,4 but 1,2,3,4 is also acceptable. When the nails are placed in or above the self sealing strip that is called high nailing. High nailing can reduce the strength of the seal and make blow off more ...more

News : The Rooftop Coffin Prank

Tell Ehren that he is going to do a prank by coming out of a coffin in pubic. When he is in the coffin take him to the top of a building. Tell him that the people who he was going to prank are going to be there in a few miniutes. Then leave, and about five min later tell him l ...more

How To : Install Timberline roofing shingles

GAF roofing has a four nail pattern. The shingles come in 2 sizes: English and metric. In this video we will be using English sizes. Place the shingles in a row by row pattern. You may move left to right or right to left but never move up the roof. You may have the shingle han ...more

How To : Clean your roof of black algae streaks

The most common culprit causing the black streaks on roofs is a blue-green algae called Gloeocapsa magma. Over the past 25 years this strain of algae has become more hardy and has migrated to less humid environments. It has now become a common sight on asphalt roofs across 80% ...more

How To : Cut corrugated roof sheeting

In this how to video, Darren Baensch explains how to cut corrugated roof sheeting. His tips include why two pairs of shears will make the job easier and why power tools may turn out to be a costly shortcut. With this tutorial you will be able to repair your roof and save time ...more

How To : Fix a broken roof tile

In this how to video Darren Baensch shows us storm damage to a tiled roof. He then demonstrates a nifty quick-fix to a broken tile on the roof above the lounge room. This tip could save you thousands of dollars in water damage to your roof. Fix a broken roof tile. Click throug ...more

How To : Make roof thatching and tree material for dioramas

Watch this instructional model making video to make miniature roof thatching and tree material for dioramas, architectural models, Warhammer and game terrain. There are several kinds of scouring pads, craft fiber sheets, and fibers for constructing miniature trees and bushes. ...more

How To : Create a roof with inference locking in SketchUp

As a follow-up video to inference locking, this Google SketchUp tutorial shows how to combine a series of roof forms together using inference locking. You will also use arrays and copying to create dormers. Please keep in mind, this isn't a video on roofs, but an example of va ...more

How To : Paint roof eaves

In this DIY project on video, learn how to paint the roof eaves and fascia of your home. Our expert will show you everything you need to know to get the job done. Get tips on preparing the eaves with a pressure washer, scraping off old paint, caulking, spackle, priming, and mo ...more

Double Take : Roof Riding Skyscrapers in Kiev

When I first saw Red Bull's Photo of the Month by photographer Serge Illin, I thought I was looking at some sort of skate ramp with an amazing back drop of skyscrapers. Look again- that's no skate ramp. What you'll see in the video and images below is 18-year old pro-BMXer Va ...more

How To : Model a roof with the Follow Me tool in SketchUp

One of our favorite tools in SketchUp is the Follow-Me tool. It's the kind of tool that takes awhile to master, but once you've got it, you're free to model complex shapes in SketchUp that might have been considered impossible. In this SketchUp 6 software tutorial, Mike demons ...more

How To : Build a Deadly Roof Lever Trap in Minecraft

This is a cool little trap that me and some friends came up with while messing around with TNT and redstone on a big platform in the sky. The reason we called it the 'Roof Lever Trap' is because it utilizes the ability to place levers on the bottom side of blocks, which was in ...more

How To : Mark fascia cuts on roof trusses

After you have installed the roof trusses, you need to trim the overhangs to prepare for timber fascia boards. Watch this video tutorial for a demonstration on how to mark out truss overhangs for cutting in preparation for fascia.

How To : Make wood roof shingles by hand

In this video, we learn how to make wood roof shingles by hand. Start off with round oak wood, then split it with a splitting axe. Then, use a mallet to split them out further. Make sure to use clean and straight grained oak to do this. Now, remove the bark from the wood and s ...more

How To : Maintain and inspect your RV roof

Check out this instructional RV video that illustrates how to maintain and inspect your RV or motorhome roof. What you want to look for is that all plastic components are not dry, rotted, and are in place. What happens if something on the roof is missing, like a lid to the sew ...more

How To : Remove unsightly moss from your roof

If you live in an area where moss or algae is a common theme on most people's roofs, it's important that you get this removed soon. Over time, the moss can grow larger and potentially damage certain parts of your home. So in this tutorial, you'll be finding out an easy way to ...more

How To : Remove roof moss with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to remove roof moss. Steps: 1 Slide a margin trowel under shingles to unstick them from the ones below. 2 Slide sacrificial zinc strip underneath the loosened shingles. 3 Secure the strip with roofing nails. 4 Apply a dab of ...more

How To : Secure a Kayak on Car or SUV Using J Bar Roof Rack

Video: . This video will show you how to secure your kayak to a J bar roof rack carrier. We see people attach kayaks all the time the wrong way using these systems only to loose the kayak off the side of the vehicle. This video will show you what to do, what to look for, and ...more

How To : Seal a leaky RV roof with EternaBond tape

In this how-to video, you will learn how to seal a leaky RB roof with EternaBond tape. First, you must have EternaClean to remove any old dirt or grime around the roof. Spray it and remove with a piece of cloth. Cut the tape into the sizes you may require. Lay them out and pre ...more

How To : Create 3D roof tiles in MAXON Cinema 4D

This clip presents a quick lesson on how to model 3D roof tiles within C4D without using modules. Whether you're new to MAXON's popular 3D modeling application or are just looking to get better acquainted with Cinema 4D and its various features and functions, you're sure to en ...more

How To : Fix a sunroof leak in a 1993 Renault Clio

This is a short, detailed video of how to use a 1993 Renault Clio. It includes how to turn off and on the fan and the radio, also how to fix a leaking roof and how to remove the map light. You will also hear the clarity of standard Renault Clio speakers and you will also hear ...more

How To : Intersect roofs on Google SketchUp

In this Computers & Programming video tutorial you will learn how to intersect roofs on Google SketchUp house. This demonstration tutorial opens up a project where the building is already constructed and slanting roof is to be added. The building is in 'L' shape. Hence, the sl ...more

News : Amazing Rooftop Illusion

These are my favorite illusions. From one angle everything looks perfectly normally until you see the balls rolling uphill. When you change the angle of the camera you see that the roof are not as they appeared. They are actually slanting downhill instead of uphill. It's all ...more

How To : Choose a leaf proof gutter with This Old House

Watch this video from This Old House to learn how to choose a leaf proof gutter. Steps: 1 Slide putty knife under roof shingles that are stuck down. 2 Insert gutter protector underneath the shingles, making sure it covers the front edge of gutter. 3 Fasten gutter protector to ...more

How To : Find a leak in the roof of your house

You might notice a brown water stain on a wall in your house and the source of the stain may be a leak in your roof. So, it's good to go up into the attic and look around to see if you can find the source of the leak. When you get up in the attic take a flashlight and look aro ...more

The Brooklyn Grange : A Farm up on the Roof

Up On the Roof: Urban Rooftop Farming and The Brooklyn Grange So sometimes something inspires me so much that it makes me want to run to the rooftop of my eastside L.A. apartment and shout out at the top of my lungs "LOOK AT THIS, THIS IS AMAZING!". The Brooklyn Grange is one ...more

News : Maintenance of car sun-roof

These days the trend of luxury cars is increasing in India. People are more concerned nowadays about the comforts and features in their luxury roadsters. Apart from features like ABS, Cruise Control, Parking Sensors, Climate Control, Height adjustable seats, the feature of sun ...more

News : Bionic Man - Blood on the Roof

The new and improved Bionic Man... sort of. This film was shot with a Canon 7d, Kessler Slider, and Glidecam. We used a Pentax Super Takumar 50 1.4 and Canon EF-S 18-55 for lenses. It was edited with FCP 7 and graded with Color 1.5. Thanks for watching! Written, Directed, Fi ...more

How To : Control the moonroof on a 2010 Toyota 4Runner

This video tutorial shows the proper way to operate the controls for the moon roof in a 2010 Toyota 4Runner. They demonstrated how to open and close the moon roof by using the slide button. When you want to open the moon roof push the slide button backward and to close it you ...more

How To : Inspect your roof

There are a number of things that users must check on their roof to insure safety and prevent any leaking. For example, users should check that the roof vent is fastened and ensure that there are washers or caulk under the nails. On the chimney, make sure the flashing is faste ...more

News : Roof Top Rock

Send April and Phil away for the day, limo, nice dinner all that. While they are gone, annouce a free concert to everyone in town and online, put a stage on top of the roof, with all the sound equipment needed for a band to play. Have spotlights in place, pyrotechnics and mayb ...more

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